Wear your support

Just a little bit of free advertising for these strapping new Forest & Bird t-shirts featuring that lovely logo. While you’re there,  check out the blog piece about New Zealand medicinal native, the koromiko by ethnobotanist Sue Scheele and how useful it is after a natural disaster. Definitely a good plant to have in the garden.

The Fragility of Food Supply

There are early predictions more than 90 per cent of Australia’s banana crop was wiped out as Cyclone Yasi hit ‘Banana Central’ – a narrow coastal strip  centred around Innisfail, Tully and Cardwell, North Queensland. 85 per cent of Australia’s bananas are grown here. “With industry worth AUS$400 million, a total of 75 per cent […]

Selling ourselves short

This isn’t a political blog. But sometimes things just get too crazy out there in the world and you’ve got to write some stuff down and say your piece. Economics is not my forte, I usually avoid it. Resilience, on the other hand, is something I do care deeply about. And the government’s plans to […]

Food Forest Day – Upper Hutt – Saturday 28 August