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May 12, 2019

Carrots are crunchy, tasty, and highly nutritious. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta carotene. They are also a good source of several B vitamins, fibre, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants.

Orange carrots get their bright colour from b...

May 4, 2019

How do I take my daily vitamins? Microgreens for life!

Microgreens are tiny plants harvested very young, remarkably robust but tender and packed with flavour and nutrients.

Microgreen have higher levels of phytonutrients, concentrated active compounds (ascorbic acids, ca...

April 26, 2019

What does turnip go well with?

Produce: potatoes, carrots, parsnip, apples, sweet potatoes, lemon, and onion

Herbs & Spices: chives, sage, cumin, coriander, nutmeg, garlic, ginger, vinegar, tarragon, mustard, thyme, olive oil, paprika, and salt

Savoury: bacon, roast beef,...

December 20, 2017

When it comes to starting to grow your own Nutrient Dense Food from home it can be quite overwhelming with the amount of information there is out there. So we have pulled together our top tips for starting out based on our experience and thorough learning and research...

November 8, 2017

Our mission is to empower society with the best information and knowledge to allow them to make informed decisions, which change their lifestyle patterns and strengthen their life on a whole.

Here at Backyard Jem we are passionate about teaching and helping others to gr...

October 13, 2017

In October we opened up our own project for the community to come and view/listen/learn/teach/ask questions about our example of an Urban Garden and Mini Food Forest.

We covered everything from soil, compost, food forests, animals, cooking etc. We had a guideline for to...

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