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 […]

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 […]

Spring is here and so is the new Seed Catalogue!

It’s been a marathon effort to to bring you what I believe to be one of the finest selections of seed for NZ edible gardens. The growing, harvesting, cleaning, drying, packing, writing up, researching, packaging… and then we put it all into a nice big colourful catalogue hoping you’ll be as excited about it as […]

Child poverty should be putting you off your dinner

Image: www.killmoney.net Considering the very big dependency we have on food and the fact that mankind has been walking the earth and eating from it for the last however-many hundreds of generations, you’d really think it was about time we got better at feeding people, right?  Well, we suck. Not only are there famines in […]