Added by Ian Morton on June 25, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Hi, is there anyone in the Lyttelton, Banks Peninsula or Christchurch area who has experience with Water Kefir or Kombucha? If so, would you be willing to give me some advice on how to get started etc. Thanks!
Added by Teiny Winehausen on June 24, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments
Hey Mariana..just home and received your message and AWESOME! Let's do this kumara growing trial, I'm really excited about this and looking forward to it..I have put a public post out and had a great response via email but mainly from others not Canterbury based who have shared ideas, success and failure stories and that's just after day 1 of my posting!..a small group would be ideal I think, I like the idea of getting together as regularly as everyone's timeframes/lives allow, meeting…Continue
I have a few requests to put out there..firstly, I am very interested in learning more about aquaponics especially the set up of a basic system, what materials/equipment are required, where those can be sourced from etc..I am Canterbury based residing in the beautiful Banks Peninsula and a friend and I are wanting to trial an aquaponics growing system beginning this upcoming spring to suss out the potential of what looks to be a fantastic growing system!
When the handful of corporations set on owning, controlling and über-profiting from our common seed heritage — Monsanto, Syngenta, DuPont, Dow, BASF and Bayer — began experimenting with their proprietary chemicals and genetically engineered crops in Hawaii in the 1990s, barely a peep was made. Two decades later, we can’t even convince our Hawaii state government to pass a law mandating that these companies release basic information about the pesticides they spray next to primary schools.…Continue
Added by Andrea Brower on June 5, 2013 at 11:07pm — No Comments
Off to the UK shortly, to visit family and see heritage orchards, organic farms and farmers' markets. Looking forward to learning heaps :-)