Diggings 29 June 2022

Clever commentary on issues facing the incoming Labor government, not the least of which is the price of a lettuce 🙂 Lead articles this week inevitably are about the skyrocketing prices of food with lettuce being the poster veg. Also more good news for gig economy workers with a deal being struck between Uber and …

Diggings 11 June 2022

As the world heads for apocalyptic hunger as a result of war, climate change and entirely predictable supply chain breakdowns , in Australia it's all about the price of lettuce; a fascinating piece of research into Pacifika women blackbirded/enslaved in Australia in the late 19th century; the usual warning about winter mushroom foraging and on …

Diggings 20 May 2022

Posting this on the eve of the Australian Federal election 2022 so can't resist leading with a cute story about what I consider the great Oz food icon of the 21st century - the Democracy Sausage. Lots of other good diggings in this issue also including the exciting ongoing revelations of Aboriginal foodways 65,000 in …