Georgies Harvest

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Georgies Harvest

All That’s Good From the Ground You can read the full article HERE! Sure, you might crave a particular fresh fruit or vegetable at this very moment but if it’s not the season for them to grow, any samples you do find are most likely ones that have been cold-stored for a ridiculously long time. Not very fresh at all. Veruca Salt has so much to answer for. She, she wanted it ‘now’ but, really, you can afford to wait if it means that the food you choose is genuinely fresh. Fresh in that uniquely earthy...

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Kyria Patatina – the legacy continues

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Kyria Patatina – the legacy continues

Kyria Patatina – the legacy continues Mike Sweet meets Georgina Dragwidge, whose stall at South Melbourne Market continues a tradition which has brought Melburnians fine potatoes and other natural produce for generations You can read the full article Here. There’s something special about the experience of buying your vegies from stall number 50 at South Melbourne Market. Perhaps it’s the earthy smell of pristine Tasmanian soil that clings to eighteen varieties of potato. Or the canopy of dried...

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Life & Style

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Life & Style

THE GOOD LIFE FOOD & WINE FIVE OF A KIND POTATOES From purple gnocchi to the perfect mash, the humble spud comes in sizes and colours as varied as the dishes they star in, writes Annabel Ross. You can read the full article HERE!   KING EDWARD GEORGINA Dragwidge stocks about 20 varieties of potatoes at her South Melbourne Market stall, but she also has sweet potatoes, pumpkins, garlic, chillies, onions and root vegetables. The King Edward ($3.99 a kilogram) is her pick for roasting. “Someone like...

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The Age

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The Age

     WHERE TO GO     FRESHFOOD The one thing you won’t find a ta fresh food market is muzak. You’d hear the yelling of enthusiastic stall holders competing with each other for customers’ attention, but the environmentally controlled atmosphere of afluorol it supermarket is about as far from the experience of a fresh market as possible. Markets are messy, busy and noisy just the way the shoppers like it. Formerly Patrina’s Potatoes & Herbs, Georgie’s Harvest at the South...

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