Subscribe to POD in May and receive two free packets of seed (whilst stocks last).
To qualify for a packet of 'Silverbeet Fordhook Giant' and 'Lettuce Gourmet Salad Blend' simply enter Ooooby as your last name when you subscribe to POD during May. POD will arrange to get seeds to you at the end of the month. …
Added by Pete Russell on April 30, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Chooks evolved from forest dwellers so mine have spent most of the day hiding from the sun under the passionfruit vine. If you want to free range your chooks make sure theyve got shade. This may explain why the commercial 'free range' egg producers birds kept going inside when all they had was an open grass…Continue
Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on April 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A Permaculture Grandmother co-creating the kind of community I dream of! I hope one day we will revere these strong women and Grandmother Wisdom will reign.
Added by Mariana on April 26, 2013 at 11:43pm — No Comments
They are at it again and they must be stopped ---…Continue
Added by Kali on March 12, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments
Journey to the Goodlife: We made our own organic spelt pasta yesterday which we covered in our own…
Added by Bec Lees on March 22, 2013 at 11:17pm — No Comments
I propose that over the next 7 years we will be passing through a time of significant change in many areas of our lives. I trust that we will ultimately see a better world than we have today and I also realise that the transition phase is our most vulnerable and risky time.…
Ever wondered where to go for a nutrient-dense meal without compromise on ingredients in Auckland?
That wondering will be over from early June 2013. A new Breakfast Deli/Lunch-/Tapas- and Oyster Bar will open at the Wynyard Quarters on Halsey Street. We will have an organic juice bar,…Continue
Added by Rene Archner on March 20, 2013 at 10:39pm — No Comments
Start a food forest with a coffee and a croissant. For only $8 you could help build the foundation of Auckland's first Community Food Forest on public land.
'Food Forest Andy' has the skills and know how to establish a high yield forests to provide fresh, nutritious food for generations to…Continue
Thought I'd share this fabulous Carrot we found when pricking out some baby carrots for tea! Beautiful.
We have started a blogg about our young families journey getting back to basics and becoming more sustainable, we'd love to invite you to our blogg to see what wonderful delights we have been…Continue
What a fabulous surprise these were...
Our good friend gave us some Scarlet Runner Beans for tea. I cut them up then noticed some pink hiding in the bean. My daughter and I…
Added by Bec Lees on February 24, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
Last week Ooooby was given a wonderful opportunity to plug into the bright young minds of 90 freshly minted university graduates during their induction to the fray of sharp thinkers at …Continue
Added by Pete Russell on February 22, 2013 at 6:02pm — No Comments
"Food Sovereignty is basically the right of the people. Without Food Sovereignty nobody can survive"
Added by Mariana on February 14, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments
Vist Ooooby.org to claim the offer and enter the promo code QGFRS9 in the sign up process.
Added by Pete Russell on January 9, 2013 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Ooooby is a place to connect and trade with over 4000 food growers around New Zealand.
We deliver local food to your…
Some of you may be aware that Ooooby is a social business. This means that our main reason for being in business is to rebuild our local food systems for the benefit of the society we live in. This does not mean that we are a volunteer organisation. Everyone at Ooooby gets paid market rates for their time and expertise.
Ooooby is also a not-for-profit organisation,…
I was out in the garden this morning, something I do way too little of, and it struck me how my mind was able to relax into curiosities and observations of the nature occurring at my fingertips. From noticing the intricate web of weed roots to the bold beauty of a springtime flower in full bloom. My inner commentary turned its attention to the granularity of…Continue
Having been invited to present at the TEDx Conference this Saturday the 6th of October, I put together a 5 minute talk about 'How Local is the Future of Food.'
Unfortunately my trip overseas to see family overlapped the preparation time for the speakers. Alas, I wasn't able to…Continue
Chooks tuck in to mustard leaf and seed, sown in autumn as green manure to produce nutrient rich mulch and aerate the soil. They also provide a windbreak, shade for germinating wildflowers, bee and bird forage and support for some of the snowpeas. They should self sow from now on. Many have fallen over and Im…Continue
Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on October 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments