Slowing it down in the world of craft
In an industry consumed with fast fashion and big brands, Adelaide shoemaker Matea Gluscevic is proving that slow and sustainable is best when it comes to the world of custom-made creations. “I can’t really participate in fast fashion or trends because by the time a trend comes and goes, I’m only at the research, development and pattern m ...READ MORE
We love our wine … but what happens to the barrels?
South Australians love their wine, but what happens to the barrels once they’ve reached the end of their useful life? Barossa Valley craftsman Peter Ruchs has a few imaginative second uses for aged oak wine barrels – fashioning them into lasting homewares pieces such as cheeseboards, platters, and tea light candle holders. The up-cycling idea w ...READ MORE
Adelaide Hills apple dynasty growing fresh success
Working with family can have its own set of advantages and disadvantages, but Adelaide Hills food technologist Joyce Ceravolo wouldn’t have it any other way. The 29-year-old is a fourth-generation family member of Ashton-based fruit growers Ceravolo Orchards, producers of apples, pears, cherries and strawberries. Studying law and chemical enginee ...READ MORE
Renmark Irrigation Trust setting the standard for 125 years
The Renmark Irrigation Trust (RIT) in South Australia’s Riverland has been leading the way since 1893 in ensuring horticulturalists receive water as efficiently as possible. The organisation oversees the management of River Murray irrigation water in Renmark and its infrastructure serves more than 600 irrigators throughout the area. This month th ...READ MORE
Casting carp as a prized fish cuisine
A Murray Mallee fishing and processing business is keen to transform the humble carp’s image from pest to prized eating fish after already successfully casting another runt of the seafood world as a culinary darling. Tracy Hill, the joint owner of Coorong Wild Seafood with husband Glen, is renowned for her work around the Coorong yelloweye mulle ...READ MORE
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