This is called "Foodscaping" Geneva, Switzerland. Each yard is a vegetable garden and neighbors consult and plan what each will grow so they can trade. Imagine if we did this everywhere? via SEED: The Untold Story & Spiritual Ecology
Free to enter and fun to do! The aim of the Green Urban Living Autumn Challenge is to create a personalised green revolution for every person. The Challenge will help us all find and provide a range…
Save seed and take cuttings from your favourite flowers and vegetables for a fun event at Sydenham Botanic Park on Sunday March 16. The Swapfest, from 1-4pm, will be a chance to trade seeds, plants…
Interactive displays, workshops (start at 9.30), Competitions & activities! Celebrating Southland’s home harvest. Bring along your best or most interesting fruit & vegetables for the displa…
So Thursday morning, I woke early and headed off to a Gardens for Health Meeting. All of the people who had contacted me and told me to speak to certain people had led to this moment. I was nervous, excited and hoped the influential and wise minds at the network meeting for Gardens for Health would not laugh my idea of a urban farm concept all the way out of the community garden in Tuakau where said meeting was to be held.
A beautiful, sunny morning, I nervously walked in the front…Continue
Earlier in the week from a Facebook CG page the wonderful Tara gave me a much needed starting point a contact at the Auckland Council. My heart sank, who ever heard of council workers being helpful, but Tara was insistent that this was the person I needed to start with. So with much internal debate I tucked away my self reservations and dived in with a email to the infamous community project development leader extradoinare Ellen. What I got back was this amazing link …Continue
Posted by Charis on February 22, 2014 at 11:54am
So my work gave me the green light to do some investigation into the Urban Farming Concept for my Horticulture students!
Ideally I would like a urban farm associated or on a community garden. With the aim of involving the community, creating some ownership & community involvement in the students and also create and be able to show in a practical way healthy food independence.
The struggle that my work sees is that our Hort course is based in East Tamaki. I see this as a…Continue
Posted by Charis on February 19, 2014 at 6:30pm