Tag Archives: Organic

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: […]

Fathers Day Breakfast Ideas

This Sunday is Fathers Day and if you’re planning on spoiling Dad with breakfast in bed we’ve got you covered with our special Fathers Day Eggs & Bread combo There are so many yummy breakfast options you can make with eggs and bread; here are some of the best from our favourite chefs! Jamie Oliver Poached […]

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 […]

My Organic Story- with Kathryn

Everybody who chooses to eat organic has a story about why. For some people it was a big event that shifted their thinking, for others it may have been a slow change over time. Whether your story is big or small it is always significant. We love hearing our customers stories; the reasons why they choose to […]

Garlic: health benefits, uses, fun facts and how to grow your own!

Garlic is an amazing super plant that can be used in so many ways for a variety different things. Most people know that garlic is a great, natural way to fight off colds and flu so we thought winter was the perfect time to talk about garlic and all of its wonderful health benefits, uses and some other […]

Meet the Baker Series: Zeally Bay Sourdough

Meet the Baker Series- Zeally Bay Sourdough The Organic Place is passionate about supporting local famers and businesses. We love hearing the stories behind the products we source; there is so much time, energy and hard work that go into them! Last month we introduced you to Bob from Bob and Chris’ Mandarin Farm and […]

The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteeen

One of the main reasons people choose to eat organic is to avoid the consumption of dangerous pesticides. A few weeks ago we revealed five shocking facts about the use of pesticides in Australia and many of your were gobsmacked. Obviously, the best option to avoid nasty pesticides is to buy organic but sometimes that isn’t […]

What’s in Season? Winter Fruits and Vegetables

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 July and August? We’ve listed the winter fruits and vegetables below along with their benefits and some interesting facts!   […]

Did You Know? 5 Shocking Facts About Pesticide Use In Australia

Following on from our post last week, ‘The Truth and Getting Informed’, today I wanted to share with you all some shocking facts I have discovered about the use of pesticides in Australian farming. Did you know… There are over 80 pesticides used in Australia that are banned in other countries. This includes 17 pesticides that have […]