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Rex Morris commented on Denise's group What To Do Today?
"lawn under a couple of inches of water and raised vege gardens surrounded by same - slosh slosh slosh ! ! !  "
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Logan Drummond is now a member of Ooooby
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ursula mac commented on Pete Russell's group Wairarapa NZ
"It was cool meeting you all on Sunday. Thank you Sandy for accommodating us all as well. I'm guessing most of you already know about Vandana Shiva's work, but if not, this video is good. I stayed at the Navdanya farm last year and got…"
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Ooooby: Out of our own Backyardsconnects communities through local food JULY  :)instead of a normal ooooby backyard gathering this month, here is some info about 2 events which are on that you may be keen on, they are both in katikati,an open day at Kings Seeds in Katikati this sat 12th from 10am-12noonhere is their ad:Come and join us for our very first SATURDAY OPEN DAY on July 12th from 10am to 12 noon at 189 Wharawhara Road, Katikati. Snap up a catalogue hot off the press and enjoy a 10%…See More
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Nicole Masters posted a status
"Scholarships available to the upcoming Green Ag Innovation Awards; rotorua/CHCH 6th/8th August"
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Katie commented on Phoenix Greta Benikowsky's group Motueka NZ
"Has anyone got milk kefir grains they are willing to share? I live near Motueka, or can pay postage if you are further away."
Vonne joined Gwynn Sturdevant's group

Raw Organic Milk

A network for people interested in buying and selling raw, organic milk from local farms on a regular basis or intermittently.See More
Vonne joined Janet Luke's group

Poultry in Urbania

A group all about how to keep poultry including chickens, bantams,geese and ducks. Help with problems or questions and to brag about your special feathered friends.See More
Robyn Guyton posted an event

Go organics part time course at Invercargill Library Meeting Room

August 7, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Robyn and Robert Guyton have been contracted to tutor the Go-organic course on Thursday nights to be held in the Invercargill Libraries lovely  meeting room.  Excellent value for money see attached flyer and  go to for more information about the 10 month course.See More
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Wairarapa NZ

Tell us all what you want or what you have to offer. eg. Lemons, seedlings etc. To respond to someones listing contact them directly via their page…
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Jenny LF commented on Pete Russell's group Wairarapa NZ
"FYI for those that got flax seeds from me yesterday - germination for the ones I have started was 2 months."
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4 roses surplus to requirements

Smooth variety, thornless and scented. Please contact me if interested

Posted by Sarah Louise Rose Yates on July 6, 2014 at 12:26pm

Winter diary

Have dug in the sheet composted coffee grounds and grass clippings. I think it makes a better veggie bed combining the organic matter with the topsoil although no-dig purists may disapprove. Have planted out a lot of self sown corn and lettuce seedlings and mixed the corn with broad beans. Need to add squash for the Mexican triumvirate. The whole site is covered in weeds now and we are finally getting some mandarins, lemons, limes and oranges. 

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on July 2, 2014 at 9:42pm

Gluten free

Junko has researched and perfected a number of gluten free bread and cake recipes to get me off the wheat energy roller coaster. I don't fall asleep in the afternoon now and my bakery bill has dropped. She's using mixtures of spelt, rye, rice, corn and potato flours. Some taro and a couple of bananas have survived where I chucked them in the corner soak hole where the run-off ends up. Comfrey is everywhere. I miss my chickens - if anyone in Akl needs to get rid of a couple of layers please…


Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on July 2, 2014 at 9:41pm


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