Free range ‘standards’

A group of free range chickens feed in a field in Northern California

An Australian national standard for free-range eggs has been agreed upon for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Fruit of the desert

lots of medjools_web


The edge of the Simpson desert might seem an unlikely location for growing food. According to Ben Wall, co-founder of the Tamara Date Co-operative, it’s perfect for growing dates. Read the rest of this entry »

Flavours of the Middle East

IMAGE Arunas Klupsas,

IMAGE Arunas Klupsas,


Michael Rantissi grew up in Israel watching his mum cook and feasting on the multicultural offerings of his neighbourhood. After professional training in Tel Aviv, Paris and New York, in 2005 he arrived in Australia where he worked at many well-known local eateries before he opened his own places, Kepos Street Kitchen and Kepos & Co with partner Kristy Frawley. Read the rest of this entry »