"Thanks Colin and nice to "meet" you. I actually joined Ooooby after meeting Peter Russell to chat about the social media side but who knows the enthusiasm here might rub off and I might get back into growing stuff again!"
"Hi Euan thought I would say hi,its been long time since i was in england.welcome to the site,i have just joined a couple of weeks ago. Need any help or advice on veg growing let me know. Me and my wife left england 20 years ago.to live in nz.I have…"
This is a community group for anyone keen on making themselves more useful, healthier and happier by becoming more knowledgeable, skilled and active in relation to the following goals...
PRIMARY GOAL: To build and maintain co-operative, resourceful and creative families and communities with an inter-generational way of thinking (ie "cradle to cradle" rather than "cradle to grave"); and establishing systems around sustainable, regenerative, prosperous production, management and educational systems.
STABILISE THE ENVIRONMENT: Maintain and create stable "carbon positive" eco-systems and environments with secure watersheds
HEALTH, HAPPINESS, FUN & PROSPERITY:Restore and enhance yield, prosperity, health and profitability via integrated and regenerative agricultural development, and holistic management. Have fun, keep your mind healthy and active, create beautiful things
BIO-DIVERSITY & BIO-INTEGRITY: Maintain and increase wildlife species, diversity, and increase numbers and stability of populations - bring space to life
IMPROVING WATER & SOIL: Improve water, soil and vegetation resources of towns and cities, and within both industrial and agricultural sectors
NUTRIENT CYCLES: Maintain and restore local, regional and global mineral/nutrient and water cycles
RIVERS & WATERWAYS: Maintain and restore riverine, riparian and estuary areas
ZERO WASTE: Prevent waste of financial, human and natural resources via reducing consumption, cyclic thinking and zero waste principles
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: Develop decentralised, sustainable energy production systems
REAL "TODAYS WORLD" EDUCATION: Propagate and embed "Holistic Management" decision making and Permaculture Design ethics and principles within the education system, and throughout communities and organisations
DISSEMINATE KNOWLEDGE: To demonstrate, educate, co-operate, enhance awareness and provide value (to family, students, neighbours, clients, community)
Hi Euan thought I would say hi,its been long time since i was in england.welcome to the site,i have just joined a couple of weeks ago. Need any help or advice on veg growing let me know. Me and my wife left england 20 years ago.to live in nz.I have not been back since.hear the weather is fantastic there at the moment