"Your Ooooby group sounds great! We live in a housetruck in the Takaka organic community gardens, woofing and keeping an eye on the place. There is a wee stall that locals bring their produce to sell from and regular workshops are run…"
"Great to meet you Emma. Do you have an Out of our own backyard group in Takaka. We have one in Tauranga and it sounds like your Community Stall we meet though in a members garden once per month and share produce and ideas and even have working bees.…"
"Just checked out your website Julia - awesome! Love 'meeting' more weed lovers :D Cleavers are totally popping up everywhere and I haven't yet had a conversation with them, but will invite some to lunch today... I'm eating…"
"That book sounds great and will check out the violet leaves next stir-fry... The red dead nettle is apparently a great anti-inflammatory and awesome for those with hayfever - love that remedies for grass allergies are growing in the grass :D…"
"Lots of foraging in Golden Bay at the moment - don't overlook the nutritional exuberance of chickweed, miners lettuce, red dead nettle and some wild mustards. Eating lots of salad at the moment made up almost entirely of 'weeds', with…"
"My partner has started to build some awesome chicken tractors - mostly using free pallets and bike wheels from the dump... They fit four or five chickens in them and can be moved easily from place to place, laying boxes and roost…"
Gardening & yard labour, Garden watering, Garden sitting, Poultry sitting, to be a gardening buddy, Food from my garden
Food Growing Skill Level
Experience and Qualifications
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Bartering Local Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers, Offering Land for Gardeners, Gardening on others Land
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
My garden is in the Takaka Community Gardens, and I am currently living here too. There is a community stall here to bring excess produce to sell, workshops, knowledge sharing and acceptance of the local non-dollar system for goods, potential for all sorts of food/seed/skill sharing shenanigans and lots of gardening yumminess.
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Great to meet you Emma. Do you have an Out of our own backyard group in Takaka. We have one in Tauranga and it sounds like your Community Stall we meet though in a members garden once per month and share produce and ideas and even have working bees. Go well with your spring planting. If feels like an early spring up here, my peach tree has blossom already!