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Welcome to the new home of foodies agenda. Originally a stand alone food and lifestyle blog, foodies agenda is now the communal food journal for Foodies Collective. So what’s on the agenda you ask? Here you’ll find behind the scene stories, interviews with our passionate producers and other Australian food heroes, plus delicious seasonal recipes, all designed to excite and inspire.

Watch this space as we continue to develop and build a true community experience.

Stories

  • Meet the locals Careel Bay Honey

    Meet The Locals – Careel Bay Honey Co

    Joel Seaton always had an avid love for science and intrigue with all aspects of nature. After visiting the Beechworth Honey factory, he joined a beekeeping club and bought his first hive. In collaboration with......

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    Meet The Locals – Olsson’s

    Olsson’s is the oldest family owned and operated salt company in Australia. Their story in Australia begun in 1878 when Olaus Olsson arrived in Melbourne from a small town in Sweden. Fast forward to today......

  • meet the locals smoothie bombs

    Meet The Locals – Smoothie Bombs

    The Smoothie Bombs are the first certified organic, pre-portioned smoothie boosters to hit the market. Crafted by nutritionist Cinzia Cozzolino, Smoothie Bombs provide a way for the time-poor to make delicious, healthy smoothies with no......

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    Meet The Locals – Tabletop Grapes

    In 1972, founders Gino and Elina Gareffa bought their first property in Mildura, known for its abundant sunshine, rich red loam soil and irrigated water from the Murray River. Wanting dried fruit that was rich......

  • meet the locals tippity

    Meet The Locals – Tippity Tea

    Based in Sydney, Tippity is an artisan loose leaf tea company dedicated to sourcing high-quality and authentic teas, tisanes, spices, fruit and herbs with a strong emphasis on ethical, sustainable production and social responsibility. After......

  • meet the locals Wholefood Society

    Meet The Locals – Wholefood Society

    Wholefood Society baking mixes are handmade with love by wholefoods guru Nadia Felsch. All products are 100% organic and made from natural, real food to maximise their health benefit. We love Nadia’s relatable approach to......

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Lifestyle

  • 5 (simple) tips to reduce food waste

    Do you experience that pang of guilt as you yet again throw out that limp bunch of coriander or find yourself questioning whether those last 2 eggs are really past their use by date? Don’t......

  • positive ways to begin the day

    5 Positive Ways To Begin The Day

    You can start your day by hitting the snooze button, grabbing your phone and checking Facebook, dragging yourself out of bed at the last minute, rushing to get ready, and then running out the door......

  • entertaining tips

    7 Ideas To Impress Your Guests

    Whether it’s a formal dinner party or relaxed friendly BBQ, some of Australia’s best food bloggers, stylists and party planners have shared their top tips with us to help make YOU the host with the most.  ......

  • 9 Australian Instagram foodies

    Instagram is fab for a bit (ok a lot) of escapism, inspiration and connection. We believe it’s one of the best social platforms for us foodies to drool over some serious #foodporn. Below you’ll find......

  • Australia's foodie bucket list

    Australia’s Foodie Bucket List – 16 Ultimate Food Experiences

    Australia is renowned world wide for its incredible food.  From our unique native ‘bush tucker’, quality local produce, our vibrant multicultural food scene to the innovative chefs whom continue to push boundaries and redefine modern Australian cooking. It’s no wonder......

  • Australian seafood

    Australian Seafood – How to choose sustainable & local

    Prawns, Crab & Salmon are all great for an Easter feast, but do you know where your seafood comes from? Shocking, but sadly true, the majority of the seafood Australian’s eat is imported. Whilst Australia is......

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Recipes

  • herbies foodies agenda

    Aussie Seafood Salad

    This salad is the perfect addition to your Australian inspired BBQ spread. Why? ✔ Shrimps on the barbie (ok, just prawns in a hot pan) ✔ Bush Tucker – found in the delicious Fish Seasoning ✔ Because us Aussies......

  • foodies collective bbq pork ribs recipe

    BBQ Pork Ribs with Chipotle Mop

    Even saying the words, BBQ pork ribs gets us salivating. Does it for you? Suffice to say when Richard from Melbourne Hot Sauce shared this recipe with us, we were a tad over excited. Richard’s cooking method......

  • Crab, Black Garlic & Truffle Pasta

    This Crab, Black Garlic and Truffle Pasta is perfect for a special occasion or if you’re hoping to woo someone…. The combination of sweet tender crab meat and rich, earthy tones from the black garlic and......

  • foodies collective panna cotta

    Panna Cotta with a bittersweet twist

      Sin-ko-nah is a new tonic syrup that is gaining lots of attention in foodie circles. Recently featured in Gourmet Traveller magazine, Inside Out magazine, the Weekly Review and now part of Qantas Epiqure, we......

  • chorizo and haloumi salad

    Sweet and Sticky Haloumi and Chorizo Salad

    This chorizo & haloumi salad is the perfect meal for one (but can easily be scaled up to feed a family). Each time my hubby announces that he’ll be out for an evening, I shout......

  • berry smoothie bowl

    Very Berry Smoothie Bowl

    Have you tried a smoothie bowl? We must admit, we’re a bit (okay very) late to the party. As we live in such a fast paced world, who doesn’t love a breakfast which is super......

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