Margreet de Vries
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Margreet de Vries replied to Brian Adam's discussion Layer Mash 10kg bag offer in the group Titirangi NZ
"Hi Brian I am happy to take the bag off you, and pay for it. Did you know that mash is better for the chickens as the grain has not been heat treated to form the pellets? Heat treatment affects the enzyme content and perhaps also the…"
Jun 23, 2012
Margreet de Vries replied to Robert Boesnach's discussion Kefir wanted in Waihi in the group Weston A Price
"Hi Robert. I'd be happy to send some to you by mail. We generally have too many granules. Let me know where to send it to. It would come in a little jar, to keep it moist. Courier post I think. From Auckland.          "
Jan 16, 2012
Margreet de Vries replied to Brian Adam's discussion Found: Black Silkie in the group Titirangi NZ
"Yes, it always is a bit of a problem, knowing what to do with excess roosters. We have usually found some people willing to take them off us for the table, but I think that killing them, at night and on the property, is the kindest way of getting…"
Sep 19, 2011
Margreet de Vries and Susie Trinh are now friends
Jan 17, 2011
Margreet de Vries commented on Bridge Scully's group Weston A Price
"Hi Susie I do have sour dough starter to share. Not water kefir but milk Kefirt. I also live in West Auckland, Titirangi."
Jan 2, 2011
Margreet de Vries commented on Bridge Scully's group Weston A Price
"The yoghurt culture we use keeps well in the fridge. Up to 2 weeks. Same with the kefir grains."
Dec 12, 2010
Margreet de Vries commented on Brooke Walker's group Waitakere NZ
"Hay bales were for sale at the Kumeu Horselands shop for 14 dollars each."
Dec 12, 2010
Margreet de Vries commented on Bridge Scully's group Weston A Price
"I have made my own starter from organic rye flour several times, as I often forget to keep some for next time. Sometimes it has worked well, other times it hasn't. I just start off with some rye flour and water, adding some more each day. I…"
Nov 25, 2010
Margreet de Vries commented on Bridge Scully's group Weston A Price
"Hi people I was introduced to weston price's ideas early last year when my daughter sent me on a nutrient dense cooking course at Koanga gardens. For me this new way of looking at nutrition and diet has made a huge difference. I have been…"
Nov 21, 2010
Margreet de Vries joined Bridge Scully's group
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Weston A Price

A group to discuss and learn more about the traditional culinary customs of our ancestors and how we can bring more nutrient dense food into our lives as researched by Dr. Weston A Price.
Nov 21, 2010
Margreet de Vries left a comment for Jenny Freewalker
"Hi Jenny Am i right in thinking that no home visit has been arranged as yet? I was off line for a little while as my husband had changed servers. Did you go to first tuesdays earlier this month? I was too tired, settling into full time work again.…"
Oct 26, 2010
Margreet de Vries left a comment for Jenny Freewalker
"Hi Jenny I would be. in her talk. but since I have started work last week, 40 hrs, and my husband works 2+ nights a week, but not on a friday, I will give this one a miss. I may be interested in another talk in the future as they are often on a…"
Sep 21, 2010
Jenny Freewalker left a comment for Margreet de Vries
"Hi Margareet, are you interested in going to this?PUBLIC TALK - The Soil & Health Association of NZ proudly presents their new Patron, Jeanette Fitzsimons Topic: “The importance of New Zealand being an organic GE free…"
Sep 21, 2010
Jenny Freewalker left a comment for Margreet de Vries
"Good oh. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow night."
Sep 6, 2010
Margreet de Vries left a comment for Jenny Freewalker
"Great! I'll pick you up by about 6.30 pm. Didn't realise that you could only access your e mails at work, but know that now. See you tomorrow night!"
Sep 6, 2010
Jenny Freewalker left a comment for Margreet de Vries
"Hi Margreet, yes would love to come with you if you go on tuesday night. by the way, l finish work at 3.30pm so don't see my emails after that time hence the delay in replying."
Sep 6, 2010

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Titirangi
Food Growing Skill Level
Moderate
I am interested in...
Swapping Food, Learning, Seed Savers, Eating Local Food
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
rhubarb, persimons, fijoas, figs

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At 9:50am on September 21, 2010, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margareet, are you interested in going to this?PUBLIC TALK -
The Soil & Health Association of NZ proudly presents their new Patron, Jeanette Fitzsimons
Topic: “The importance of New Zealand being an organic GE free nation”
Jeanette will speak with her usual passion and knowledge, painting the big picture around how organic and GE free agriculture fits with living sustainably on a finite planet.

Date: Friday 24th September
Time: Doors open 7.50, talk starts 8.10pm
Venue: Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road
Entry: By koha/donation, thank you


This public talk is hosted by the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand.
We welcome Jeanette Fitzsimons, Patron and Bob Crowder, Vice-patron, as the organisation prepares to celebrate its 70th birthday in 2011, and its history of being the backbone of the organic movement in New Zealand.
At 9:55am on September 6, 2010, Jenny Freewalker said…
Good oh. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow night.
At 6:40am on September 6, 2010, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margreet, yes would love to come with you if you go on tuesday night. by the way, l finish work at 3.30pm so don't see my emails after that time hence the delay in replying.
At 12:42pm on August 20, 2010, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margreet, l only have every 2nd Wednesday off so couldn't do the week after. Maybe some other time.
At 10:54am on August 20, 2010, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margreet, l have next Wednesday off. Would you like to come for a visit sometime during the day. Cheers, Jenny
At 8:46pm on January 22, 2010, Daniel Andrews said…
I have noticed a lot of stink bug type creatures on y tomatoes i have seen green ones but the most common are black with white spots and orange flashings i dont know too much about them what are they up to on the tomatoes i cant see much visible damage on my fruit or leaves.
At 2:04pm on December 10, 2009, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margreet, tonight is fine. Will see you about 7
At 9:29am on December 9, 2009, Jenny Freewalker said…
l'm free tonight, Thursday and Friday this week and Sunday. Next week only the weekend free. cheers,
At 7:26am on December 9, 2009, Jenny Freewalker said…
Hi Margreet, nice to catch up with you at the market. Would you like to pop in some time for a drink and wander around the garden?
At 11:08am on November 1, 2009, Brooke Walker said…
Hi there. Friday the 6th...I think 1pm. It's all listed in the Glenburn discussion group. I hope you can come!
 
 
 

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