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Thurlby Herb Farm

  Thurlby Herb Farm started as a small country business, located in the forests and farmlands of coastal Western Australia. Thirty years later and it has grown into a global business, who still keep their philosophies close to heart.     Thurlby's business is founded on strong environmental and ethical principles. Even their product packaging is sustainable. It is predominantly made from recycled cotton fibre – a by-product of the clothing industry.  Their philosophy is simple: to make beautiful botanical-based products, sourced from their local gardens and forests, without the harsh and synthetic additives that every family member can use (even the dog!) They also contain no parabens and no lauryl sulphates.   Some of the many products we stock of Thurlby...

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Sarama the Shop Dog

We've had quite a bit of interest in Sarama the malamute (who doesn't like a shop dog!?), particularly in how she ended up working in such a fantastic shop as Pookipoiga in Richmond (if we do say so ourselves). She filled in an employment application and passed through the requisite hoops, landing herself the position of Official Canine Customer Service Extraordinaire. How did she get to Pookipoiga, though? That is a journey that needs to be told.After filling in dog adoption applications, needing a dog compatible with an angsty (but beautiful) three-legged cat, Kendall finally found a match in NSW. Charlie, aka Sarama, was adopted in December 2013 from AMRAA (Alaskan Malamute Rehoming Aid Australia). She was a surprise for her dad...who was quite...

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Gift Ideas for Great Fathers and Men!

Father's Day has snuck up fast this year! On Sunday, 3 September dads everywhere will be shown how much they are appreciated and we at Pookipogia are here to help you say thanks to your quirky dad.If you're thinking, “right, a few pairs of socks from the supermarket and a card”, we’ve got you sorted. But we also have a wider range of simple, fun, easy and sustainable gift ideas with a difference that will really make your dad's day extra special. At the same time, you’ll also be making many other people’s days, because this Father’s Day (and every other day!) for every purchase online or in-store we will donate a Second Bite meal to a person in need.If...

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Bokashi Composting System

These days, people are becoming more and more aware of the high environmental impact that our hectic, consumer-driven lifestyles can often create. Here at Pookipoiga, we are so lucky to have such a wonderful community that allows us to stock many producers that have a similar ethos to us. They help to make a big difference to the world by creating environmentally friendly products which can help us all live more sustainable lifestyles. Therefore, Pookipoiga is super excited to announce that we are now stocking the most wonderful Bokashi Composting systems. Bokashi is a Japanese word for “fermented organic matter,” and that’s exactly what comes out of these great little bins! Bokashi is a wholly-owned Australian company which was established...

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New! Same Day Local Delivery

           EXCITING NEWS FOR FRIENDS OF POOKIPOIGA Pookipoiga would like to announce that we now do local* $10 same day delivery utilising green transport! Hip Hip HOORAY! So if you are anything like us and have that sudden dreaded "aaaahhhhhh, it's today!!!" moment, we can definitely help you share the love.Website and phone orders must be submitted by 1pm for delivery on the day, and only for purchases over $50. For purchases over $120, we will throw in FREE DELIVERY! 😄*Melbourne CBD, Fitzroy, Richmond, Hawthorn, Cremorne, Abbotsford, East Melbourne, South Yarra, Prahran, and South Melbourne.

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