Organic food. People are either for or against it. Organic converts conscientiously object to the overcrowding of livestock, genetic modification, the use of antibiotics and other chemicals in conventional farming, whilst skeptics will insist that the organic food’s claim to superiority is purely anecdotal, even mythological. Whatever the case may be, there are some of us who want to eat organic. Unfortunately, ‘organic’ is often a byword for ‘expensive’. So how does one eat well without a) spending a fortune on groceries or b) going Gourmet Farmer? In Frugavore, nutritionist and slow-food advocate Arabella Forge shows how it can be done with a mix of recipes and practical advice. Continue reading
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Growing herbs for next to nada
According to Frugavore’s Arabella Forge, growing your own food saves time and money, as well as giving you access to the freshest of produce. Unfortunately, fruit trees and veggie plots are a big investment (time, space, money, etc.) but as I’ve explained before, growing herbs should be a ‘fiscal no-brainer’. After all, why pay four dollars at the supermarket for a sprig of herbs, when you can pay four dollars at the nursery for a plant that will keep on giving? In fact, why pay four dollars at all when you can grow your herbs for free? Continue reading
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