Tag Archives: Fruit

Introducing Our New Social Media Manager, Katrina

Introducing Our New Social Media Manager, Katrina

Introducing Our New Social Media Manager, Katrina   Hi everyone!  My name is Katrina and I am the new Social Media Manager at The Organic Place.  You may have seen my name pop up before on The Organic Place website when I shared My Organic Story and recently when I have shared my fortnightly family-friendly […]

The Nature of Organics

The nature of organics - The Organic Place

The past few weeks have been a little tough for farmers, wholesalers and retailers within the organic industry. Recent weather has affected seasonal availability causing limited lines, increased prices and common staple veg (such as carrots) nowhere to be seen! So we thought we would take a little moment to explain exactly what goes on behind […]

What’s in Season- July

Eating organic means eating in season and with the start of a new month this week, comes new fruit and vegetables. Here’s what you can expect to be in season during July along with some nutritional information and interesting facts. Apples: A good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C and potassium. Organic apples have been more effective in […]

What’s in season- Winter fruits and vegetables

Bbrrrr, can you feel that chill in the air? The mornings are darker, the days are getting shorter and the winter weather is well and truly here! And with a new season comes a whole new variety of organic fruits and vetables. So what can we expect to be in season during the months of […]

What’s In Season- Autumn

Can you believe it’s already Autumn?! That means it’s time for a ‘What’s in Season’ post. Something we pride ourselves on at The Organic Place is providing fresh, quality fruit and vegetables (that are of course all certified organic!) This means we select from what is currently in season. Here are some of the fruits and vegetables you […]

Ten tips to get your kids to eat healthy

It’s one of the biggest challenges parents face; how to get our kids to eat healthy. We want to give them the best start in life, we want them to be healthy and strong but what do you do when they turn their nose up at fruit or refuse to eat any vegetables? This week […]

What’s in Season? Spring Fruit & Vegetables

Organic Place Spring Fruits

Something we pride ourselves on at The Organic Place is providing fresh, quality fruit and vegetables; this means we select from what is currently in season. So what is in season during the months of September, October and November? We’ve listed the spring fruits and vegetables below along with their benefits and some interesting facts! Grapefruit: […]

Organic vs Certified Organic- your questions answered

Organic Fruit

Ever wonder what the difference between organic and certified organic is? Is there even a difference? And what does certified organic really mean? Let us clear up the confusion: What’s the difference between ‘organic’ and ‘certified organic’? Put simply, anyone can claim to be ‘organic’ but in order to trust that they really are they […]

Pesticides and Cancer

A couple of months ago I began to do a lot of research into the use of pesticides in Australia. I invited you all to join me on my journey of getting informed and finding the truth. I shared with you all five shocking facts about pesticide use in Australia  and today I wanted to […]