Edible Backyard Summer Gathering Photos

The most magic of gardening events…. the Edible Backyard Summer Gathering. I have waxed lyrically about the Gathering before and the 2014 event has just been sensational. There is so much to learn, so many wonderful people to talk with, and the most incredible garden to see. Thank you to everyone who shared some time […]

My Most Favourite Event

Yay! It’s the bestest, little gardening / foodie / permacultural / organic / farming / lifestyle  event of the year! Each year the amazing Kath Irvine throws open the farmgates and welcomes us onto her permaculture property in Ohau. The place is like candyland for plant geeks and a rousing example of organic living for […]

Plant books make great xmas pressies

It’s been quite a special year here at LovePlantLife HQ for a wide and wonderful variety of reasons. Another I’m very thankful for has been the chance to review some mighty fine books for Booksellers NZ. If you still have Xmas pressies to gather, or if you’re mustering the summer reading list these titles are […]

Subversive Plots and Growing Revolutions

We need to make food about connection and community, not big business. Find out how you can enlist, resist and assist to take back the power at this special presentation as part of the Kapiti Coast District Council ‘Getting On To It’ series of talks. Subversive plots and growing revolutions Anna Butterfield Tuesday 3 December, 7.30pm – 9.30pm […]