Clover is friend as well as foe

Clover is friend as well as foe
September 14, 2020

Most people view clover as an annoying weed in their garden, but clover is a natural fertiliser and vital for feeding livestock. The natural bacteria that grows in its root system takes nitrogen from...

What’s on this week

What's on this week
April 5, 2018

With the Easter long weekend gone, the stockpile of chocolate bunnies and eggs can wait as the month of April will still light up your life. Get your good clothes on and get out there. Here are our top...

Mobile kitchen pops up at ECU

Jamie’s Ministry of Food-Mobile Kitchen parked at ECU, Mt Lawley.
October 22, 2017

For several weeks, the presence of a large vehicle in the car park has puzzled students at Edith Cowan University in Mt Lawley. ECU Daily saw this as an opportunity to investigate and educate. Kristy...

Margaret River Ag Show is back

Latin Fusion, 2015
October 9, 2017

Held on October 13 and 14 the Margaret River Agricultural Show is back for its 88th year, bringing with it an assortment of rides, food, music and entertainment. The first show in 1929 was held in a...

Kids worried about next meals

Kids worried about next meals
October 2, 2017
Children in remote Western Australia worry about getting enough food, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Edith Cowan University.

WA scientists saving African cassava crops

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October 2, 2017

Researchers from UWA have teamed up with local farmers and British company Oxford Nanopore Technologies, to use portable DNA sequencing help farmers in East Africa eradicate crop disease. “Crop disease...

What’s On: Twilight dining

Perth City Farm's next Twilight Market is being held on September 20
The Twilight Markets you'll want to visit this Spring
September 10, 2017

Spring has officially begun which means warmer weather and the awaited return of the twilight markets. By twilight markets we are not referring to vampire and werewolf themed markets, instead markets...

Feast your eyes

Feast your eyes
September 3, 2017

We love to share our food, not physically, but digitally. Food photography on social media is becoming so more and more popular. So much so that Perth Photographer Danica Zuks is holding a food photography...


Marley Amphlett
August 28, 2017

Walking around the Bell Tower and Barrack Street Jetty on the Swan River can be a multisensory experience, especially when the breeze disseminates the scintillating fragrance of mixed Indian spices from...

The protein shake up

The protein shake up
August 21, 2017

Diet is an essential element for everyone who wants to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and there is a lot of hype around about protein shakes. But are they actually good for us? Proper diet along with a...

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder
August 14, 2017

It is only human to crave sweets. The only factor that holds people back from over-consuming is the calories that come with the great taste. Artificial sweeteners have been modified over decades to provide...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living
August 13, 2017

The Made Local Winter Market has had great success, coming back to Stackwood Creative Venue and Concept Store for a second year. The event, held over the August 11 to 13 weekend, was host to more than...

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