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Innovative Farming Adapts to the Times with ‘Plant Masks’

In times like these both farms and the foods they grow are certainly evolving. One of the biggest game changers over the past 2 years for people planting market gardens has been the use of the caterpillar tunnel, or ‘plant masks’ as they have recently been likened by some. A plant mask works just like… Read More »Innovative Farming Adapts to the Times with ‘Plant Masks’

Seed Exchange – A Great Way To Get Free Seeds

Unbeknownst to many there is growing movement that taking part in country after country, which has the potential to fundamentally improve your life – The Seed Exchange. A seed exchange is a great way to get free or low cost seed. It is also a way to get seed that you can’t buy anywhere else,… Read More »Seed Exchange – A Great Way To Get Free Seeds

Creative Baking Has Just Reached a New Level

Today we travel to the United States, where North Carolina-based baker Hannah P. has planted herself firmly at the intersection of art and food. Hannah transforms her crusty rye loaves and spelt focaccias into edible canvases for her botanic projects. Welcome to a world of twisting Vines and leafy botanics carved into crusty sour bough… Read More »Creative Baking Has Just Reached a New Level

Meet the Worlds Oldest Pizza: Antica Pizzeria

It is considered the “yeast of life” and a known as a source of “happy eating,” the pizza quickly became a favourite food from east to west. Where is the oldest pizza shop in world? This is a question that needs to be answered, and our food loving staff here at ACIT, stand ready to… Read More »Meet the Worlds Oldest Pizza: Antica Pizzeria

10 Tips Help Any Novice Gardeners Successfully Harvest

In our Australians return to victory gardens article, we spoke of the very real importance of growing ones on foods at this particular point in history. Whether you are motivated by fear of food shortages during the travel pandemic, or by you the desire for healthier living with your own edible garden – You’re not… Read More »10 Tips Help Any Novice Gardeners Successfully Harvest

Innovative Sticker Promises to Double Fruit Life

It has been claimed that in the U.S. alone, from farm to fridge, 52% of fresh fruits and vegetables go to waste. That’s an annual loss of a huge amount of food, in the tens of billions of dollars. Meet the StixFresh solution, promising an all-natural way to safely and easily extend the shelf life… Read More »Innovative Sticker Promises to Double Fruit Life

How to Keep Food Fresh: Fruits pt2

If you overestimated how quickly you could consume your purchases, don’t get down on their eventual demise. In part two of our How to Keep Food Fresh Series, we look at even more ways to keep that fruit fresh! One of the biggest culprits when it comes to your produce going bad is actually a… Read More »How to Keep Food Fresh: Fruits pt2

How to Keep Food Fresh: Fruits pt1

In our last article we talked about the importance of keeping meat and poultry cold in order to retain its freshness. While the fridge may be the best place for poultry and seafood, think twice about what fruits you’re keeping in the fridge. Lets get right into it, some best prac for keeping fruit fresh.… Read More »How to Keep Food Fresh: Fruits pt1

How to keep food fresh: Meat and Poultry

Attaining the nirvana of fresher food, less wastage, and better cooked meals can be a lifelong journey. In today’s article we look at maintaining the freshness of meat and poultry… At home, the bottom shelf of your fridge (not freezer) is regarded as the best place to store your meat and poultry. Kept in its… Read More »How to keep food fresh: Meat and Poultry