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Q & A with Jess from Poppy and Fern

Meet Jess ~ the flower goddess who runs Poppy and Fern at The Farm, Byron Bay. We recently had our latest photoshoot in amongst her beautiful flowers and thought we would share a little about her and her love for all things blooming! Can you tell us a little about your every day life at Poppy & Fern? I know it sounds cliché but I feel like I am really living the dream! Being a farmer  florist at The Farm in Byron Bay, I mean could it even get any better? I have the perfect balance of outside farm work and inside design time. When I’m not harvesting flowers, designing in our shop or sending flowers out into the community,...

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Plastic Free Picnic

It's plastic free July! We wanted to share some Wandering Folk tips for your plastic free picnic. THINK ABOUT YOUR SNACKS..... Plastic wrapped snacks can be an easy & convenient go-to, but with a little extra thought your picnis can be eco friendly and oh so delicious!! Let's face it... no one likes to drink out of a plastic cup. Take your own glass, feel a little classy and the earth will thank you! Our vintage glassware is perfect to accompany you on your picnic. Take your esky or cooler bag with re-usable ice bricks instead of single use ice bags. BYO cutlery and straws! Plastic cutlery takes up to 1,000 years to break down. By taking your own you...

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Q & A with Tia Miers from Whole Health Studio

Firstly, can you tell us a little about your background and what inspired you to head down the path of naturopathic medicine?  Hello everyone! My name is Tia Miers, I am a qualified Naturopath and owner of the “Whole Health Studio”. I have always had an interest for science (I am a big nerd). Upon graduating high school, I began studying a nursing degree but was not connecting with the time based medication schedule and dietary advice. I then transferred to Endeavour Collage of Natural health where I completed a Bachelor of Health Science, specialising in herbal and nutritional medicine.   After years of dedication and research did you find yourself particularly drawn to certain areas of naturopathy. If so,...

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Slow motherhood with Kristi Reed

Kristi is a vision of slow living, an inspiring mother, conscious creator and the owner of Windy Peak Vintage. She lives with her family in the mountains of Montana, USA. Living life slowly and intently.. they grow their own seasonal vegetables, raise chickens and enjoy cosy fires in the winter. Amongst the mountain life and raising her little ones, Kristi spends her time running her own vintage store, she is a lover of all sustainable and earth-friendly things… in the next few paragraphs she shares with us stories about her life, her ethos and some inspiring moments on her journey.    We are obsessed with the beautiful scenic part of the world where you live.. what have been your most...

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TOGETHER WE STAND

Tens of thousands of people came together across the nation to support the Black Lives Matter movement on Saturday, we showed our support by protesting peacefully and marching for justice in Brisbane CBD.The Brisbane protest was one of many across the world sharing the public outrage following the tragic death of African American George Floyd, the Australian and Indigenous people showed compassion and a call for justice for those who have died in police custody. A display of tears and goosebumps spread amongst the crowd as stories of those who have been affected by racism were told, describing the history of First Nations struggles. The feeling of love and union of the people was strong as we marched and chanted;“No...

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