Tag Archives: Certified Organic

Meet The Grower: Coolibah Herbs

1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your business. Michael & Jenny Bogicevic began growing a variety of vegetables and herbs on a small 45 acre farm outside Pearcedale on the Mornington Peninsula in the 1980s, selling the produce off the back of a truck in the old Melbourne Wholesale Market at Footscray.  Today, […]

Insecticides

Last week we delved into the world of pesticides and discovered that they are categorised depending on which type of pest they are targeting.This week we are looking into insecticides, which as the name suggests, target insects.  What are insecticides? When we hear the word insecticide we no doubt immediately think of those used in […]

Pesticides Profile

As you know, at The Organic Place we like our produce to be certified organic so that we can ensure that only the freshest, most nutritious fruit and vegetables are being delivered to you. Hold the toxins and nasties, thank you very much! It’s a comfort to know that we are bypassing the chemicals that […]

Homemade Fish and Chips

Even the most fickle of fish eaters can succumb to delicious crumbed fish and I’m yet to meet a child who doesn’t like hot chips. Whilst the shop version can leave you feeling sluggish, this homemade fish and chips is both a healthier alternative and highly scrumptious! We source our fish from the butcher on […]

No Plastic Bags Here: Five Reasons We Are Cleaner And Greener

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Seasonally

In the wake of the plastic bag ban, most of us have come to appreciate that we need greener everyday habits to ensure the longevity of our environment. While the majority of supermarkets are only getting on board now, The Organic Place has been advocating for cleaner and greener produce, materials and procedures from the […]

Thai Beef and Veg Curry

As we struggle to stay warm during the coldest part of the year, this dish is a welcome addition to your meal plan. I was inspired to make a Thai curry after seeing the coriander in The Organic Place bag this week and I’m so glad we did. With one pot for the curry and the rice done in the rice cooker, not only was it a delicious and hearty meal at the end of a frosty day, there also wasn’t too much to clean up once it was all demolished.

Hemp: The New Superfood?

    Hemp products have been around for a long time and often are mistakenly associated with the drug marijuana because they are harvested from a species of cannabis plant. We have been able to buy hemp fabric and hemp body poducts in Australia for a while now but only recently a law has been […]

Vegetarian Lasagna

Vegetarian Lasagna is a great family dish for so many reasons. Firstly, you can disguise a plethora of vegetables between that familiar bolognese and cheese sauce combination that most children love. It is also an excellent meal to prepare in advance to keep in the freezer for a busy day. Even better, the longer you […]