Category Archives: Blog

We’re Going Plastic Free

After three years in the fresh produce business The Organic Place is almost synonymous with its iconic big brown paper bag in which we deliver our goods. The bag conjures up thoughts of how our grandparents used to shop, when the world was devoid of plastic shopping bags and much more wholesome, both literally and […]

Ten Tips for a Happy, Healthy Family

This week is National Families Week so we are sharing ten things you can do with and for your family to promote health, happiness and a strong bond.   Exercise together. We all know how great exercise is for our bodies and minds and when we make it a priority for ourselves and with our […]

Our Motherhood Journeys from The Organic Place Staff

Everyone’s experiences as a mother vary but each is just as valid. We asked the mums on staff to share their motherhood journeys this Mother’s Day. We hope our mother and carer customers have a wonderful time with their loved ones today. Brooke   Motherhood began for me almost eight years ago with the birth of […]

Organic Roast Lamb

With Mother’s Day only a few days away, we thought we would share with all the kids, husbands and partners out there a super simple Roast Lamb recipe that Ben loves to cook for us on a Sunday evening.   Print Recipe Organic Roast Lamb With Mother’s Day only a day away, we thought we […]

Organic Cherry Tomato Pasta

organic cherry tomato pasta

I have my handful of favourite chefs and Pete Evens just happens to be one of them. No matter what stage of his food journey he is at, this man can cook! This recipe comes from “Cook with Love,” by Pete Evans. It’s the best $15 I’ve ever spent on a cookbook and the best Organic Cherry Tomato Pasta I’ve ever had. Not only is it perfect for Meat-free Monday is also perfect for those nights when your in a hurry and need a healthy dish on the table that everyone will enjoy.

What’s in Season – May

What’s in Season – May Here’s what fruits and vegetables are in season in Melbourne and Victoria during the month of May. Apples, Asian greens, Avocados, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbages, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Custard apples, Fennel, Ginger, Kiwifruit, Leeks, Lemons, Mandarins, Oranges, Parsnips, Pears, Rhubarb, Silverbeet, Spinach & Sweet potatoes. As these products become available […]

Ten Things You Need To Know About Cardiovascular Health

Ten Things You Need To Know About Cardiovascular Health

Ten Things You Need To Know About Cardiovascular Health   Have you thought about your heart health lately?  Here are ten things everyone should know. 1. The definition of cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular health refers to the state of a person’s heart and blood vessels. 2. CVD is Australia’s most costly disease. Cardiovascular Disease, or CVD, […]

Baked Eggs in Ratatouille

Baked Eggs in Ratatouille

What could be more fitting for the Easter holiday weekend than eggs in a meal? No, not the chocolate kind, (I’m sure you’ve had enough of those already!), but the wholesome ones, that might balance out all the chocolate eating you’ve been doing. This is one of my favourite ways to have eggs.