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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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LEMON MYRTLE INSECT REPELLENT

January

The Slowpoke: INSECT REPELLENT There’s not many spots in this rather large country of ours that you can escape the menace of mosquitos. And this time of year is particularly rife with them. Before you reach for the commercial insect repellent though, consider a natural option. One that skips harmful ingredients – in particular DEET.
LEMON MYRTLE INSECT REPELLENT
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WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG

January

The Slowpoke: WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG Who could say no to an ethical, handcrafted, and sustainable soft hemp creation gracing their floor? We said hello to Armadillo & Co, the masters of these in-demand carpets on The Slowpoke a little while ago. They have an awe-inspiring array of rugs crafted of natural materials – jute, hemp, cotton and wool – and handmade by a team of dyers and weavers in India they work incredibly closely with.
WIN AN ARMADILLO + CO RUG
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STICK GARDEN MARKERS

January

The Slowpoke: STICK PLANT MARKERS A bout of backyard gardening need not require a host of fandangled equipment and supplies. Taking a moment to look around often reveals that there is so much usefulness to be found in our surrounds. Such as these plant markers made from good old gathered sticks. It can be as simple as that. No fanciness, no plastic and no wallet opening required. 
STICK GARDEN MARKERS
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LYCHEE + COCONUT POPSICLE

December

theslowpoke_coconutlycheeicepop1 Hello summer. It seems only obvious to kick off the first day of a long hot season with a recipe that’s so cool, refreshing and yum. And rather beautiful too. This recipe hails from food stylist Jacob Leung for his collaboration in the food and fashion pairing shoot we brought you a couple of weeks ago upon the launch of The Gray Girls‘ new online store. This coconut and lychee popsicle melds the flavours of the tropics beautifully and
LYCHEE + COCONUT POPSICLE
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