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Women's Wellness seminars

13 July, 2013
Experience a holistic makeover at the Utopia Women's Wellness Seminar- a series of talks by leading health and wellness practitioners on topics ranging from nutrition and cooking to yoga, natural health and beauty. Speakers include Lorna Jane Clarkson (founder of Lorna Jane sportswear), Therese Kerr (mother of the beautiful Miranda Kerr and KORA organic skincare representative), Jess Ainscough (writer and "wellness warrior"), Tara Diversi (nutritionist and sports dietician) and Tommy Nicholas (raw foodie). The day aims to enlighten and inspire, equipping women with the tools to transform their lives.

Where: All Hallows’ School, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
When: 9am-4pm, 13 July, 2013.
Cost: Access all areas ticket - $69. General Admission - $10
For more info on speakers and ticketing, click here.

Perfect Potion

Perfect Potion Workshops

Wednesday 13 March - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
Rita Balshaw, the store manager at Perfect Potion's Bondi branch, is running workshops suitable for anyone who is interested in holistic living. Rita, who is celebrating the release of her book Hippies in the City will be traveling to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to run workshops on aromatherapy, healthy cooking and DIY skincare.

Where: Brisbane (Albert St shop), Melbourne (Melbourne Central shop), Sydney (Bondi shop)
When: Wed 13 March - Wed 19 June
Cost: $40 per workshop, or attend all three in the area for $100

Click here for more information.

Girl carrying corn

The corn people

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

The longstanding relationship that Mexicans have with corn is being eroded by the threat of genetic modification.

No Monsanto

March against Monsanto

May 25, 2013

If you are concerned about the potential negative effects of genetically modified food on our bodies and the environment, then hop along to your nearest city centre on 25 May and march against Monsanto, the poster-corporation of GM food. The march is part of a worldwide protest against the possible harmful effects of the industry, including ecological contamination, decreased biodiversity and human health risks - not to mention big business creating monopolies and capitalising on our food production. Protests are to be held in the major city centres of most Australian states, corresponding with similar movements globally.

When: 25 May, 2013.
Where: Everywhere! Events in Australia include:
New South Wales: 12pm @ Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park, Sydney.
Queensland: 2pm @ King George Square, Brisbane.
South Australia: 11am @ Parliament House, Adelaide.
Tasmania: 2pm @ Parliament Lawns, Hobart.
Victoria: 2pm @ State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.
Western Australia: 2pm @ Parliament House (steps), Perth.
To see the full list of events (or create your own), click here.


Buying sustainably

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Tips on how to buy sustainably from third generation farmer, Kim Martin.


Facts on ferments

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

It’s one of the oldest ways of preparing food, but ferments are making a modern-day comeback for their delicious and nutritious benefits.

Kitchen Garden

Bring the outdoors in

Friday, 26 April 2013

Bring the outdoors into your kitchen, and enjoy the taste that comes with it.

A Grandmother’s Wisdom

A grandmother’s wisdom

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

The wisdom behind the clichés of the old food mantras.

Olive Leaf Extract

The olive branch

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Try a few teaspoons a day of Olive Leaf Extract and you'll notice a significant boost in your immune system - perfect as we come into the cooler months of winter.

Ride on Lunch

Ride on lunch

Monday, 15 April 2013

The Youth Food Movement shares a lesson on the importance of slow, local food within communities with a movable feast on bikes.

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