Initiatives

Pauly Mac

Paul McDonald (aka Pauly Mac) has been in commercial kitchens for more than three decades and has experienced every element of the hospitality industry, from the burger joint around the corner to Michelin-starred restaurants and everything between. Read our 'Local...

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Pauly Mac

Like Minds

Nestled amongst the native plants, local art and oozing good vibes, Like Minds has made Avoca Beach's old general store a gathering place for great coffee, wholesome food and nourishing conversations. Read our 'Local Food Innovator' profile on Like...

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Like Minds

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