The Garden and the Kitchen are our two favourite places to make, create and enjoy good company. This blog is a place to share our knowledge, experiments and the things we love – a little snapshot into the daily life of an Urban Grower. We hope it inspires you to roll up your sleeves, get in the garden and enjoy growing your own food.

Chilli, Capsicum and Cashew Relish

We recently collaborated with Western Sydney Uni to create this zesty relish. If you’ve got an abundance of chillies going wild in your garden, this tasty sauce is great way to use them up, whilst adding some kick to your favourite meals. We especially love this one with avocado and fresh sourdough. Save Print Chilli, Capsicum […]

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Grape Pizza

This is an excerpt from our book Slow Down and Grow Something. This is one of those recipes that at first sounds a bit left of centre, but afterwards makes total sense, all the flavours work so beautifully together. It is a truly simple dinner that tastes simply delicious. The final product is sweet, warm […]

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Rosemary and Rocket Pesto

This is an excerpt from our book Slow Down and Grow Something. Who can resist a freshly baked loaf of warm sourdough with a thick lashing of pesto? Not us. We are often seen on a Sunday morning at our local bakery tearing off handfuls of the stuff non-stop. It’s a newsworthy day if our […]

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Smoky Baba Ganoush

This is an excerpt from our book Slow Down and Grow Something. Eggplants make you look like a great gardener, no matter the truth. They are so prolific, one minute there’s nothing, the next you’ve got enough eggplants to feed an army. The plant is lush and the fruit abundant. This is a classic babaganoush […]

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Flyn van Ewijk, Qantas

“At Qantas we are always looking for new and exciting ways to engage our people in relation to environment and sustainability issues. The community garden that Urban Growers and Timber Grain Project created for us at our Mascot headquarters has been embraced by our staff and is helping drive greater awareness and engagement in relation to environmental sustainability. We now have an amazing space for our staff to get their hands dirty, grow their own produce, take time out or simply relax.  We couldn’t be happier with our garden!”

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