• VIDEO: The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

    VIDEO: The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

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       Learn the easiest way to grow potatoes at home in this video where Alana from the Vic Park Community Centre interviews Jo from Urban Revolution on back-yard potato growing. You can find everything you need on our Vic Park or online store, including certified disease-free seed potatoes, potato grow bags, straw mulch, mature compost, harvesting scoops and potato brushes.   Learn more ways...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

    Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

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    While store-bought potatoes are readily available all year round, nothing beats the flavour of the home grown version. Potatoes can be grown in most climates if you choose a suitable variety. They can be grown in the ground, in pots, or in bags, making them a great choice no matter how much growing room you have.  This potato growing video has lots of useful...
  • Seasonal Recipe: Raw Rainbow Salad

    Seasonal Recipe: Raw Rainbow Salad

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    Combine the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibre of beetroot, carrots, apples, and spinach and you have a nutritious salad bursting with raw energy! Beetroot is easy to grow in Perth's temperate climate, as a summer or winter crop. Benefits of Eating Beetroot The plant pigment that gives beetroot its rich, purpley colour is betacyanin; a powerful agent thought to help suppress the development of...
  • 4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

    4 Easy Low-Waste Gift Wrapping Methods

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    Reduce waste, save money on wrapping materials and give unique, thoughtfully wrapped gifts simply by re-thinking the way we do gift wrapping. There are so many ways to start using recycled, compostable or reusable materials! Here our our top 4 methods for easy eco-friendly gift wrapping:   1. Furoshiki... or Fabric Gift Wrapping  Using the Japanese Furoshiki technique, you can wrap any shaped gift...
  • Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

    Have A Merry Zero Waste Christmas

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    How To Reduce Your Waste This Christmas Family, food and celebration is how most of us want to spend Christmas but too often that includes single use items, plastic utensils and decorations, and non-recyclable gift wrapping. It is possible, with just a little forethought, to embrace a low waste Christmas that is even more fun and beautiful than you might expect. By being mindful...
  • November Plant Spotlight: Corn and The Three Sisters Garden

    November Plant Spotlight: Corn and The Three Sisters Garden

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    Corn The delicious kitchen staple we all know and love, corn is easy to grow at home and will yield cobs that are much more flavour-intense and nutrient-dense than what you can buy at the supermarket.  Corn was traditionally grown in Native American agriculture and comes in many more colours and varieties than we usually see in supermarkets. From the traditional Mexican Sweetcorn to the...
  • Urban Revolution‚Äôs Top 10 Sustainable Podcasts

    Urban Revolution’s Top 10 Sustainable Podcasts

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    Sustainability is such a hot topic right now, particularly since our COVID-19 wake up call, and is relevant to nearly all aspects of our lives. At Urban Revolution, we all aim to tread as lightly as possible on our planet, yet like many, we are all time poor these days. Podcasts are the perfect companion for the time-challenged individual and have become an incredibly...
  • Recipe: Flower Garden Focaccia

    Recipe: Flower Garden Focaccia

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    If you joined us for our Christmas Community Night, you may have seen or even tried this beautiful bread made by our talented Bec! She uses a thermomix for this recipe, but it could also be done in a stand mixer with a dough attachment or by hand if you want a workout!   Ingredients: For the dough:  (Add in this order to your...
  • Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

    Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

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    Preparation time: 8 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesServes: 4 Enjoy this delicious and simple side-dish recipe! Ingredients 2 large bulbs of fennel 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon thyme [optional] 1/4 parmesan   Method Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celcius Remove stalks from the fennel bulbs. Cut each bulb in half lengthwise and then...
  • The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

    The Best Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home

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    Growing mushrooms is a whole different ball game to growing fruits and veggies. It may seem a little daunting at first but growing your own mushrooms is so easy and satisfying!    The Easiest Way To Grow Mushrooms At Home We love that these Mushroom Grow Kits are so easy to use (you can grow mushrooms right on your kitchen bench!) and that they recycle waste coffee grounds collected from Australian cafes.  With a little added moisture,...
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