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The air shower, great invention but is it tackling the right water users?

Makes me proud to see inventions from Australia (and NZ). Found this one on treehugger.com, the Oxijet nozzle has been developed by New Zealand firm Felton in conjunction with¬†CSIRO. The Oxijet nozzle is designed to entrain air into the water stream creating a powerful shower with considerably less water. Good news in times of water […]

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Sunday Morning – Disruptive Food Technologies

I love the term disruptive technology – to me it means that the technology will radically change the way that we live. I have not seen it applied to our food system before (well not in a good way anyway) until now. In this TED talk two chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche¬†talk about how […]

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Buy local, by jove

Another awesome infographic, this time on why buy local. Some things are intuitive, like the carbon emissions and energy impact of flying stuff by plane rather than shipping by boat. If you live in New York a bottle of wine shipped from France has less environmental impact than one flown from California – I will […]

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Early morning vege run

Its a lot of veggies to get through every week but being part of a buyers group gets you 1. thinking about the inflated costs we pay for food at the big conglomerates 2. a far greater awareness of what vegetables are in season 3. an ability to ask “where was this lettuce grown?” and […]

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