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Interview: Milkwood

September

The Slowpoke: MILKWOOD // Photo: Emma Bowen For a while now in the sunny state of New South Wales there’s been a duo who’s name has been synonymous with permaculture. Milkwood, comprised of partners in business and in life, Kirsten Bradley and Nick Ritar, have made it their life’s work to educate and build community.
Interview: Milkwood
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Interview: Food is Free Ballarat

July

The Slowpoke: FOOD IS FREE BALLARAT // Photo: Emma Bowen In the backstreets of suburbian Ballarat runs many a laneway connecting the cute country houses. While most are sparse spaces to meander, one in particular has recently become lined with benches and baskets of free food.
Interview: Food is Free Ballarat
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Interview: Cornersmith Picklery

June

The Slowpoke: CORNERSMITH PICKLERY Situated on a bustling street corner of Illawarra Rd, just a stone throw away from the noted Marrickville café of the same name, Cornersmith’s Picklery is a hive of activity. A hub for the local community they regularly operate on a trade basis, taking in home-grown produce from locals in exchange for their store-made jams, pickles and preserves.
Interview: Cornersmith Picklery
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INTERVIEW: TWO CHAPS

May

The Slowpoke: INTERVIEW TWO CHAPS Tucked into an industrial street of Marrickville in Sydney, next to a small school filled with vegie gardens, inside an old welding warehouse resides Two Chaps – a café buzzing with local community and local produce.
INTERVIEW: TWO CHAPS
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NATURAL WINE BY GROWN + GATHERED

April

The Slowpoke: NATURAL WINE BY GROWN & GATHERED Somewhere in between growing chemical-free vegetables, fresh local flowers for trade, cheese making, running workshops and hosting dinners, Matt and Lentil Purbrick of Grown & Gathered (find our interview with the young farmers here) have managed to squeeze in a little bit of natural wine making. 
NATURAL WINE BY GROWN + GATHERED
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