The Leftover Glass Jar Makes An Impact

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Your glass jars leftover from cooking maybe some else's treasure.  For Merryl, this was just the case.  I met Merryl when she enquired about my spare glass jars that I listed on Spare Harvest.   I had several jars that were destined for the recycling bin and wondered if anyone would like to use them.  After I [...]

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Getting to Know Our Members – Lorrelie’s Story

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This is Lorrelie's Story Our community is made of many types of members and we recently asked our members if they wanted to share their story with us.  Lorrelie completed the questions, so let's hear Lorrelie's story. Tell us where you live? Chatsworth in Queensland, Australia. Why did you join Spare Harvest? What appealed to you [...]

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The Francis Family Dream – Tradies and Labourers

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Time has come in our journey to recognise the tradies and labourers. My husband Ryan is an Electrician, and I am a Business, Systems and Process person.  I’m not afraid of manual labour, and I’ve dabbled in blue collar work during my time as a Labour Hire Recruitment Consultant.  I worked as a labourer, process line [...]

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A Member Story – Yvonne’s Story

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This is Yvonne's Story We had the pleasure of visiting Yvonne's garden the other day.  Yvonne will be joining the Spare Harvest team to write a series of blogs on how to live more sustainably.  We look forward to sharing her stories with you.  In the meantime, get to know Yvonne better. Tell us where you [...]

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Getting to know Cath Manuel

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Cath has recently joined the Spare Harvest team and will be sharing her amazing garden tips.  She will be writing about all things gardening under "Cath's Gardening Tips".   As a member of the team, we thought we would introduce Cath by sharing a little about herself. Tell us a little about yourself Cath. Who you [...]

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A Member Story – Helen’s Story

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What is your name? Helen Andrew Tell us where you live? Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Why did you join Spare Harvest? What appealed to you and how did you find us? I created Spare Harvest so I could connect with people I didn’t know in my community so I could share my excess fruit.  When [...]

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Francis Family Dream – It’s About Community

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Community, what does it mean?  It seems to be a bit of a buzz word of late.  We throw it around a lot but are we truly actively participating in or creating community? Someone once said to me “You've got to be creating community to be part of it”.  In other words, you can’t just reap [...]

Francis Family Dream – Chasing Dreams

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My husband and I have been together for nearly 11 years and in that time we have moved over 10 times.  The last 5 we have been happily married and have two beautiful girls aged 3 and 2. It’s not that were constantly looking for the next big thing, it’s been a combination of planned moves, [...]