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Head Over Hooves Ep#2- Meet heroic Clark Kent, the Rooster

In episode two of the Head over Hooves educational series, Benny gets up close and personal with resident Rooster Clark Kent!  Clark Kent is a super heroic figure on the farm, who takes the upmost pride everyday in looking after his girls (or chicks). He is the sworn protector at Head over Hooves and takes his job very seriously.  We learn from Victoria about the duties of a Rooster and how they have gotten a bad wrap in the past amongst the farm animal Kingdom. Meet super cuddly, focussed and driven Clark Kent...

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5 reasons why you should start eating organic

Author: Kiah Paetz Over the last two decades’ organic food has exploded in popularity. Australia owns 53% of the world’s organic farmland.1 This is an increase of 23% since 2015.1 People choose to eat organic for many reasons including reducing pesticide intake, health benefits as well as due to concerns over the environment and animal wellbeing.  What does organic really mean? Organic food refers to the way that food is produced. Organic foods are produced without the use of synthetic fertilisers, growth regulators, artificial chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, pesticides or livestock feed additives. In Australia, organic food must meet strict criteria to be certified. Organically grown crops use natural fertilisers such as manure to help improve plant growth. Unlike conventional farming, animals raised...

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Can I sustain a meat free diet? And is being vegan good for my long term health?

So you have taken the first step towards a healthier you by eliminating meat.  The question is can you sustain a meatless diet? And is being vegan good for your long term health? According to our resident Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, Robyn Chuter the answer is YES! But, only if you eat real foods.  What do we mean by real foods? Many vegans – both newbies and old pros – fall into the trap of relying on heavily processed vegan alternatives for their favourite ‘omni’ foods, such as faux meats, isolated soy protein-based burgers, ‘not’ cream cheese and highly sweetened non-dairy ice cream.  These are fine as occasional treats or something to throw on your non-vegan friend’s barbeque, but relying on...

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Head Over Hooves Ep #01 - Farmed animal rescue care and rehoming with Head over Hooves

Garden of Vegan have teamed up with local animal sanctuary Head over Hooves to raise much needed awareness around animal welfare.  Head over Hooves works selflessly to rescue abandoned or mistreated farm animals from pounds. They provide veterinary care and help them find a new home where they can bring joy and love to others. "We believe every life deserves happiness" - Co-Founders Victoria and Julian. In this mini series with Co-Founder Victoria, hear why a small collective of humans have dedicated their lives to this mission so close to their hearts. Meet some of the local residents and learn what goes into running an animal sanctuary.  Don’t miss this mini series...

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Why go meatless this May?

Go Meatless this May for your health and for the health and sustainability of the planet!  Learn what going meatless this May can mean for your health, read about the benefits you may experience physically and discover the contribution you will be making to a more sustainable future for us all!

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5kg Fruit Box

Ideal to accompany you on your individual health journey, or can be shared in the workplace or amongst the family.
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