• Oops realised there is egg in the recipe – but it can easily be replaced with an egg substitute. PETA has a good list here: http://www.peta.org/living/vegetarian-living/egg-replacements.aspx

  • @Nisha_1, @Anna21 & @Wombat01 – I love hommus too…

    And THIS IS MY FAVOURITE FALAFEL RECIPE (to go with the hommus):

    Ingredients (serves 10)
    1 tbs cumin seeds
    1 tbs coriander seeds
    2 x 400g cans […]

  • Daring to surface out of winter hibernation for the Planning Your Garden workshop tonight. Looking forward to it!

  • GreenMachine posted a new activity comment 5 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Cathbee commented on the post, Fruit trees I have two trees but the same varieties as you Naomi and they also still have their leaves. They’re just beginning to look Autumny now and yet I noticed all the prunus […] View

    @cathbee – sorry, spelt wrong earlier…

  • GreenMachine posted a new activity comment 5 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Cathbee commented on the post, Fruit trees I have two trees but the same varieties as you Naomi and they also still have their leaves. They’re just beginning to look Autumny now and yet I noticed all the prunus […] View

    @catjbee – ooh, you mean I can come out from hibernation? The blossoms are out in Dickson!

    I have a cherry tree in the back, perhaps I shall start to keep an eye on it – put a net over so I can eat the fruit, not the birds!

  • Realising that my current Super Fund invests in companies that are not aligned with my values was a disappointment, BUT that I actually have the option to address this by switching to an ethical super fund was a […]

  • GreenMachine posted a new activity comment 5 years, 5 months ago

    In reply to: Larissa posted an update Ever wondered if there is an alternative to the plastic bags provided for your fruit and vegies at the store. There is! Its Get Real Bags. I have been using these drawstring bags for six […] View

    I have a couple of similar bags, however to make things even simpler I tend to just put my fruit and veg straight into my shopping basket or trolley, unless it’s something loose like mushrooms or grapes… then i’ll use the mesh bags. I started doing this a few years back when a friend mentioned to me that using plastic bags for most fruit and…[Read more]

  • @Larissa – thanks for the advice! Have successfully switched to Australian Ethical Super! Wish I’d thought of it sooner… really runs under the radar. Am going to encourage friends and family to make the switch […]

  • @Tom and others – Have successfully switched my super to Australian Ethical (www.australianethical.com.au) – feels great to know that my super is now only contributing to environmentally and socially responsible investments. Challenge 1 – Completed. :)

  • I’ll be eating seasonally and locally at the Canberra Harvest Festival this Saturday @Ecoaction!

    • Facebook has got me accustomed to automatically look for the ’like’ button – which I would have clicked if it existed?! Hmm, perhaps something we can work on!

  • GreenMachine posted a new activity comment 5 years, 6 months ago

    In reply to: GreenMachine posted an update Wow this looks great! I thought I was half-decent, but looking through those challenges made me realise there’s alot more to be done… the most interesting one for me was the […] View

    Thanks @Tom, I’ll be sure to look into both companies over the next week… :)

  • @Ecoaction – I agree Choku Bai Jo are a Canberra gem!

  • Wow this looks great! I thought I was half-decent, but looking through those challenges made me realise there’s alot more to be done… the most interesting one for me was the suggestion to switch to an Ethical Super Fund – which I’d never actually thought of before! Without realising it I’ve been complicit in investments in companies that I…[Read more]

    • Have a look at australianethical.com.au it’s a Canberra company that actually does invest ethically unlike many other who only operate a ”best of sector” or ESG Australian ethical have a clear list of everything they will and will not invest in.

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