Grasp The Nettle

My article on Beacon Reader–an interview with Paul Miragliotta, a man who is farming on the fringes of the city.

the_boy_and_the_nettleI arrive home carrying a nettle bouquet and reflect on the Aesop Fable about the boy and nettle; about how Paul Miragliotta is one of those people who does what they say they are going to do and does it well. If any Melbourne chefs are reading this I would suggest going out to the farm to talk to Paul and have a look at the produce you can source there. You just missed out on the shaggy ink cap season but there’s carp and organic produce 22km from the city and come summer there’s going to be a lot of garlic to be had.

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