Initiatives

Nourished Herbivore

As the popularity of plant-based diets continues to escalate across the globe, Central Coast local Nikki Coe has combined her passion for nutrition, her love of cooking and her desire to lead a healthier life, to establish vegan meal service Nourished Herbivore –...

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Nourished Herbivore

Bateau Beach Cafe

When you live and breathe the local café scene and have a passion for serving great coffee and food, it was only a matter of time before you’re running your own busy café. Read our 'Local Food Innovator' profile on Local Food Innovators - Bateau Beach...

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Bateau Beach Cafe

The Marshmallow Co.

They’re no longer just the pink, spongy treats that accompany your standard hot chocolate: marshmallows have gone seriously gourmet. From an idea dreamt up over a roaring fire one winter’s night, The Marshmallow Co. now offers a huge range of flavours and styles...

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The Marshmallow Co.

Activate Foods

From humble beginnings helping out fellow gym-goers with their weekly meal preparation, Megan Bowden and her husband Marty are now delivering healthy, ready-made meals and snacks across the Central Coast, Sydney and Newcastle. We spoke to Megan about the couple's...

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Activate Foods

Firescreek Winery

Pop the rosé back in the fridge - this summer, it's all about passionfruit wine. If you' re new to the fruit -and- flower corner of the beverage world, we've got just the place for your first tipple. We follow Nadia O'Connell into the garden oasis of Firescreek...

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Firescreek Winery

Hearts and Minds Barber Emporium and Coffee Bar

Hearts and Minds Barber Emporium and Coffee Bar is certainly a cut above the rest: offering an old fashioned barbershop experience, together with great music and a coffee or cold beverage, it seems to be just what the Central Coast ordered. Read our ‘Local Food...

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Hearts and Minds Barber Emporium and Coffee Bar