A Meaningful Garden - Tamsin's Table

Our A Meaningful Garden guest post today is such a delight to me. Many of you will know of Tamsin's Table, the beautiful kitchen and garden based venture of Tamsin Carvan in southern Victoria.

"A shared table. A rambling kitchen garden. A hilltop farmhouse, and 113 acres. Hands on cooking workshops and joyous seasonal lunches."

It's quite funny to me to be sharing Tamsin's story with you today - a few years ago, sitting in the tea room at my research job, I pulled a story out of the local paper about a woman who had moved to a property to be closer to her food and live a life more aligned with her priorities.

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You Can Farm - A Day with Joel Salatin

On Sunday just gone, the Husbo and I spent the day listening to the living legend that is Joel Salatin at his "You Can Farm" Melbourne workshop organised by the wonderful Milkwood Permaculture.  We've both been long-time supporters of Joel's philosophy on farming and the importance of good, clean food - his passion for supporting the small, ethical producer is a common thread running through his work and the arguments he presents around the downfalls of the modern industrialised food system are hard to pass off as the ramblings of a disgruntled small farmer. 

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