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Second Birthday and gratitude!

Our wonderful artists painting some exclusively original designs on Toms Shoes THANK YOU! Dearest friends and family of Pookipoiga On behalf of everyone here, we would like to thank you presonally for coming in and supporting our Fundraiser/TOMS Shoes Launch/Birthday Shindig. With our raffle and silent auction, we made enough money to help SecondBite provide over 2000 meals to people in need - which is on top of the meals we already donate with every purchase in store and online; that's a lot of meals! There was delicious celebratory food from the Little Bridge Cafe, wonderful cheeses from Richmond Hill Cafe and Larder, and some tasty wines from the East Melbourne General store, not to mention some of the Pookipoiga...

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Ten steps for sustainable living- you may not know some!

Humans have been around for hundreds of thousands of years and we can't deny the massive destruction which came as a result of our innovations. Now we are at a point where we need to innovate even more to reduce our negative impact on the planet and hopefully revert some of the damage. Where do we begin? How do we make the biggest impact? Here are a few ideas of how we can make small changes in our own lives in order to make a big impact as a community:  Basic steps for sustainable living in the modern day: 1) Know your options! Each Council will have their own ideas of what should be recycled, so check what your Council recycles...

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The Tofu Shop International

Quite often we are asked: 'What's good to do/see/eat in Richmond?; The options are endless because we are surrounded by such a large number of amazing parks, restaurants, stores and sights, so we wanted to make a list. We love lists! The staff at Pookipoiga sat down and we all put our heads together to create blogs about our favourite places to visit in Richmond. TOFU SHOPWithout a doubt this is one of our absolute staples here at Pookipoiga.  In fact, it's a staple for everyone in the east of Melbourne! If we could live there, we most certainly would! photo courtesy : Tofu shop international Established in 1982, the Tofu Shop has been making its own delicious tofu and serving a...

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