Archives for August 2011

Kapiti bits, bobs, biodynamics and backyards

Spring is clearly in the air and the Kapiti Coast is starting to buzz with garden activity. The Seedy Sunday website has info on some of the excitement. — Te Ra is hosting a series of workshops with world-renowned biodynamics experts Peter Proctor and Rachel Pomeroy. First one is Thursday so you better be quick! […]

Edible Backyard Spring Festival – 8 October

Millions spent on GE trials with huge risks & no gain

Despite a risk to the economy and an undisclosed cost to taxpayers, field trials of genetically engineered plants and trials on animals have resulted in next to no commercial gains by Crown institutes.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Yesterday it snowed at my house. I live near the beach, in a place it never snows. I can count on two fingers the number of times I’ve been in falling snow. I put the little one to bed, rugged up and ran around outside like a 5 year old. Alas, it didn’t settle so […]