In 2011 Liz Griffiths registered Within Radius. Her goal was to be part of a community where people continually strive to reduce our carbon footprint by sourcing food from within a small radius. The Earth Markets in Maitland are the perfect venue for this. Within Radius focuses on two main areas – herbs and turmeric. Liz sells fresh herbs at the markets as well as dried herbs (when they are in abundance). The turmeric is sold fresh during harvest (from July to early November) but is available all year round as a dried spice. Liz and her husband, John Clarke, dry and grind their own turmeric. They dry to Indian government standards to ensure a quality product.
To complement their range of herbs, Liz and John also grow and dry peppermint to produce a spectacular peppermint tea. Liz and John grow all their produce organically – although they point out that they are not certified organic growers.