Added by Andrew on September 30, 2010 at 5:57pm — No Comments
What a shocking day its been, weather wise. One minute calm, sunny, even warm and enticing; the next, ferocious, unwieldy, hair-raising wind, horizontal rain barely hitting the ground before being blown away again. So, after surviving several bouts of this feverishness, Pickle and I retreated to the kitchen, to my other passion, cooking.
Yesterday I had failed to resist a bargain and came home with a huge chicken, unceremoniously labelled "Large Boiler". Massive, is the word I would…Continue
Added by Pete Russell on September 29, 2010 at 11:49am — No Comments
We reveal the contents sometime before the 30th of September.
If you think you know then tell…Continue
I woke up this morning and watched this TEDx talk that James Samuel sent through to me. WOW!
This young man has more eloquently expressed the reason behind Ooooby in less than 6 minutes, than I have been able to express in countless blogs and long winded conversations.…
I was heartened to read this article about new urban farm rules being put into effect by the Seattle City Council.
We could learn from these guys. Any of you oooobsters out there have the nous and willingness to start working with your local councils to…Continue
Added by Emily Harris on September 24, 2010 at 3:25pm — No Comments
Growing your own organic food is great for you and great for the planet. We want to show Aucklanders how easy and enjoyable urban gardening can be and challenge you to give it a try.
Added by Christy Ralphs on September 23, 2010 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Once upon a time, in a place called Utopia, in the days we call The Good Old Days, lived a thing called The Community. It existed way before religion came along and took it over and before governments made rules about it.
Community gave everyone a sense of security. Because life was slow, expectations low and camaraderie high, The Community flourished. There was little communication with the outside world, the focus being on providing for The Community. The more The…Continue
Melting ice sheets, warming oceans and disappearing glaciers could mean New Zealanders have to cope with sea level rises more than triple the international estimates, scientists say.Continue
In the latest edition of Celsius, there was an article on Dole's new product tracing system.
Dole's new RFID technology means you can type a 3 digit code from a sticker on their fruit to find out where it came from. Not a bad idea. Personally I feel…Continue
Local organic food is the holy grail for most of us oooobsters, right?
Nothing beats an organic, nutrient dense beet grown in your very own backyard. But what if you can't grow everything you eat? How do you decide which is the next best?
In developing the long awaited Ooooby Box…Continue
Added by Pete Russell on September 20, 2010 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Radio Interview here.
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…
Added by Pete Russell on September 17, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments