Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden

Saffron Howden is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Workplace where breastfeeding is OK

Saffron Howden There are just two known workplaces like it in Australia - where a mother can breastfeed on the job and keep her baby by her side while she works.

Cultural cringe: schoolchildren can't see the yoghurt for the trees


Saffron Howden THREE-QUARTERS of Australian children in their final year of primary school believe cotton socks come from animals and 27 per cent are convinced yoghurt grows on trees.

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Baffled? Bet your cotton socks

Saffron Howden Australian primary school students believe cotton socks derive from animals and yoghurt comes from plants.

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Organic standards

Tough rules have farmers walking on eggs

Egganic chickens

Saffron Howden and Melissa Singer THEY eat organic food, roam free on organic pastures and perch in organic surrounds.