I eat meat.

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I EAT MEAT ... and lot's of other stuff too (let me explain) - The Urban Ecolife

I love me a good piece of medium-rare cooked steak. Filet Mignon being my favourite. This breaking news may not make the front page of the Sunday paper, but it may make some people gasp in horror. Aren’t I meant to be some kind of eco-conscious citizen? Like a hippy you know… and doesn’t that equate to being a vegan? Read more ..


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What is Permaculture?

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What is Permaculture? - The Urban Ecolife
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 This coming week I’ll be immersed in the Urban Permaculture Design Course offered by The Permaculture Research Institute at the Sunshine Coast.

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Brisbane Farmers Markets

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21 examples of when normal is not normal

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1. When natural, organic produce need a special label. Apparently it’s normal for pesticides, herbicides and other chemically ridden produce & products to adorn our supermarket shelves. Read more ..

Why all the fuss about being normal?

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Have you ever caught yourself out saying something along the lines of, “Gees, I just wish I was normal?” Or maybe a more common one, “I wish my family was normal.” Or maybe even, “If only this situation was normal…” Read more ..

How Packaged Food Costs You More than You Think

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How packaged food costs more than you think

How often do you take out the trash? Is this a daily task for your household? Or maybe a weekly chore? Read more ..

The Ultimate Recycling List

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Need motivation to plant a garden? Look no further.

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You know those days when you wake up and you look outside and the sun is shining, the birds are tweeting and there’s not a cloud in the sky, and you just think to yourself, “Wow, I could really plant a garden right now.” Yeah, probably not.

I’ll be the first to admit that those kind of days I’m usually thinking more along the lines of, “I could really go for a piña colada by the pool right now and commit to doing absolutely zilch!”

Which is why I’ve got to hand it to this guy: Ron Finley.  His story sure is motivating if ever you need a reason to go plant garden. Take a moment to watch it now. I promise, it’ll bring a smile to your face. Read more ..