Dunedin’s Organic Store & Eatery
Taste Nature is a locally owned business run by Mark and Rayna Dickson. They are passionate about all things organic. They run an organic food store, eatery and kitchen which is a community hub for all things organic in Dunedin. The store, eatery and kitchen are based at 131 High Street. They also have a garden in Waitati which supplies the store, alongside produce and wholefoods from over seventy New Zealand suppliers. We have a strong ethos on minimising packaging, and this year won the “Keep Dunedin Beautiful – Waste Minimisation Award”.
News + Events
Lucie Lawrence from Aurum Wines in Cromwell is bringing some of their lovely BioGro certified wines for us to try out this Friday evening 4-6pm in the Taste Nature Eatery. Please join us for tasting and nibbles. Everyone welcome to come along – no prior wine knowledge needed.
We had a lovely time seaweed tasting with Louise Fawcett from Pacific Harvest in the shop today. Louise made some refreshing dishes of Karengo Tapenade, Avocado & Citrus Salad with Smoked Kelp and Mung Bean Sprout Detox Salad with Sea Lettuce. She came armed with lots of useful information about these fascinating and nutritious sea […]
A SEMINAR IN THE TASTE NATURE EATERY. Thursday 8 Oct 6.30-8.30pm. In this beginners workshop on understanding soil we introduce some basic soil science and recommendations for growing healthy crops. The seminar is run by Andy Barratt who is an experienced local organic small farmer. Sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with “Soil Seminar” as the […]
This month at Taste Nature we have been delving into the interesting world of fermented foods. We hosted our first Taste Nature workshop, and were delighted with a sold out session where our students learnt hands on how to make kimchi and sauerkraut. Read on to learn more about fermentation and why it is so […]
This new range of organic coconut seasonings has just arrived from Ceres – made from the sap of organic coconut flowers and naturally fermented. Coconut Aminos Seasoning – a natural ‘umami’ flavour; Coconut Balsamic Dressing, aged with tarragon leaves and Coconut Cider Vinegar, naturally aged using the ‘mother’ of the vinegar. All BioGro certified. 250 […]
New – TranzAlpine Manuka Honey -550+ MG. Numerous studies have reported the healing qualities of this level of Manuka Factor – Methylglyoxal (MG). Independently tested and certified by Independent IANZ accredited laboratory. A fabulous addition to the suite of TranzAlpine honeys we already carry – Rata (500g), White Clover (500g) and Manuka (100-250+MG; 250-500g). And […]
Just arrived – Zealong tea, New Zealand’s premium BioGro certified grown and processed tea from the Waikato. We have Green, Pure and Black varieties available. Check out Zealong’s gorgeous website to learn more about how the tea is grown and the crafted fermentation and drying processes. More importantly, how to brew this beautiful tea and […]
Monday to Friday 9am-6pm
Phone: 03 474 0219
Located at 131 High Street, Dunedin