EGGS AT THE CO-OP

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EGGS AT THE CO-OP
11th April, 2017

We are always striving to stock the best eggs available, and keep a regular supply of eggs for our members and customers. We currently stock free-range loose and boxed eggs from four different producers.

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STEVE’S SEASONAL GROWING TIPS APRIL 2017
11th April, 2017

What an awesome beginning to autumn it’s been. Everything is looking really green, the mushrooms are just everywhere and the temperature is just right for autumn planting.

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GROW YOUR OWN MAY
11th April, 2017

AUTUMN SEEDLINGS AT THE CO-OP
11th April, 2017

Get your winter veggie garden kick-started with some lovely locally grown seedlings on sale at the Co-op ready to plant now.

Robin Johnson – Saturday 15th April 9.00 am – 12.00 pm

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SLOW FOOD CHESTNUTS AND SMALL PRODUCER GRANTS
11th April, 2017

The Great Annual Chestnut Weekend 2017 may be over but chestnut season continues with more Slow Food Blue Mountains events this autumn.

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EASTER 2017 OPENING TIMES AND DELIVERIES
10th April, 2017

Harvest time at the Food Co-opOver the Easter weekend we will be opening:

Main Shop

Good Friday 14th April CLOSED
Easter Saturday 15th April OPEN 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Easter Sunday 16th April CLOSED
Easter Monday 17th April OPEN 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April OPEN 1.00 – 5.00 pm

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GROW YOUR OWN APRIL
15th March, 2017

STEVE’S SEASONAL GROWING TIPS MARCH 2017
15th March, 2017

One of the central concepts in organic growing is feed the soil, not the plant. The idea is that if you work on building soils through organic processes (as opposed to synthetic ones), you provide plants with the conditions they require for healthy growth. Healthy soils lead to vigorous plants, which are less susceptible to pest and disease attacks. So, it’s always compost season.

Which leads me to one of the most asked questions I receive: “How do you make compost? Mine is all smelly and I can never use it.”

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WHERE DOES YOUR GREEN WASTE GO?
15th March, 2017

Council green bin and green waste truck dumping its load

Did you know that our green waste is trucked out west of the mountains to be processed?

We asked Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) to explain the process and rationale for our green waste processing, and Co-op member and internationally renowned permaculture guru Rowe Morrow to share her thoughts about the approach and its long term impact.

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HOW TO ERADICATE MONTBRETIA CORMS
15th March, 2017

Montbretia growing in the bush plus close up of rhizome and corms

Montbretia (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora) is a horticultural hybrid plant that has escaped into bushland areas and become a hard-to-eradicate weed, out-competing native plants. In the Blue Mountains it is classed as a noxious weed.

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