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"I think we are in the last couple of days of this indian summer - has been great but I am ready to move on and the winter vege are are all coming on great. Just planted the second lot and getting space ready for the third - we will have a continuous…"
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Louisa Chase left a comment for Georgia McNamara
"Hi Georgia, If you email they will send full information, agreement, and forms to sign.  You pay a $1 share, and then set up a regular payment direct to them for the milk you want ($6.60 for a 2 litre bottle). …"
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"Please give me more info on Lindsay Farm? Sounds more practical than my current arrangement. Thanks, Georgia"
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"Hi Georgia, I get my raw honey from Ngataringa Honey and it is delicious! My last lot was posted to me.  They are on facebook  or you can email…"
Georgia McNamara commented on Samantha Freeman's group North Shore NZ
"Hi All.  I'm in Birkenhead and am looking for some honey.  I've found a source of milk so honey is next on the agenda! Anyone know where I can get some?  Thanks :)"
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Nettle in Tauranga

Hi All, I am looking for somewhere I can source Nettle, preferably Stinging Nettle in the Tauranga area. I have never seen it for sale anywhere, but have heard of it growing wild on peoples properties, parks etc....See More


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Food security news

I produce a facebook blog posting news articles on global food security issues. Feel free to post any articles you come across that are specific to the topic and properly researched.!/pages/Food-Security-News/199771066772925

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on April 5, 2014 at 10:24pm

Permaculture lifestyle block

In order to fund our planned move to a potential permaculture block I am back selling real estate on Auckland's north shore. I did this job back in the 90's in Epsom/Remuera. If you have a question about the market or would like to know what your property might be worth, email me

Sorry for the commercial, but it's for a good cause :-)

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on April 5, 2014 at 10:16pm

Endless summer

Another long dry summer. A mowing contractor is adding regular loads of grass clippings. Kali's heirloom tomatoes have been fantastic - we can't keep up with them. Interestingly they have very thick skins and the birds have left them alone. We peel them by dropping them in boiling water for 10 seconds. Had loads of acid free with basil and various dressings and buckets of the deepest red tomato soup we've ever seen. Thanks Kali! A local I met has saved me a black variety. My corn all dried…


Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on April 5, 2014 at 10:09pm

Homemade Greek Yogurt (Cream Cheese)

Have you ever thought about how companies make normal, store-bought cream cheese?

Na, I don’t think about it either.

I’d rather make my own awesome, home-made cream cheese!

It is super, super, super easy.

There are just two steps. That’s right, folks. TWO STEPS. Heck, you can either say it’s just one step.



To make home-made cream cheese you just transfer a container (about 1 kg) of PLAIN yogurt into a…


Posted by Irina Beckner on March 24, 2014 at 11:30pm


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