Pete Russell's Blog – April 2010 Archive (19)

Grocery Co-op, Kitchen To Sprout In Redding



Source: anewscafe.com…



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Added by Pete Russell on April 30, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments

A wonderful place to experience.



I have been blessed to spend many days here at Giverny Gardens of late, working with Gabrielle on the Ooooby "Business" Plan".



It is a wonderful place to come and soak up valuable information on how you…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 28, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

New Aquaponics Group



Just new to Ooooby. The Aquaponics group is a great way to learn about this high yield backyard food system. Sylvia, the group host, is a fabulous ambassador of aquaponics. Thank you Sylvia.…



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Added by Pete Russell on April 26, 2010 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Pocket Markets: Farmers' Markets Go Mini



Source: Ecosalon


We crave convenience. Some of us are able to go out of our way to shop, live and act greener, but for a lot of very busy people, “going out of their way” is just not an…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 25, 2010 at 10:43am — No Comments

Top 10 Mistakes Made by Farmers Market Noobz



Source: Ecosalon



If you haven’t spent much time at farmers markets, I know they can be a bit…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 25, 2010 at 10:37am — No Comments

Farmers Market numbers steadily Growing


Is this trend likely to flatten out or will we continue the upwards climb?

Added by Pete Russell on April 23, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium Trailer



I will be attending this symposium held at the Grey Lynn Community Centre on the afternoon of Saturday the 8th of May along with James Samuel, Maya Nova, Pippa Coom and many other wonderful people.



Please come and join us for what looks like will be a wonderfully enlightening afternoon.



Event details are…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 23, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

Growing Barley in Auckland?





This is a little intro for some great short episodes with expert gardener Tony…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 22, 2010 at 8:49pm — No Comments

Annie Novak and Growing Chefs



I recently watched an interview on The Greene Space in which Annie Novak is interviewed for her fabulous work on Growing Chefs and Rooftop Farms.



This is the sort of work…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 22, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

Durham, a Tobacco Town, Turns to Local Food

Source: New York Times

Watts Grocery, near Duke, offers braised rabbit, polenta and seasonal vegetables.…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 21, 2010 at 8:45pm — 1 Comment

If I could get a box of this book into NZ, would you want one?



I haven't got my hands on one yet, but from what I have seen online, it is a fabulous inspiration.



It shows step by step in photos the way people have transformed their previously boring and unproductive pieces of real estate into beautiful gardens of eden.…



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Added by Pete Russell on April 21, 2010 at 8:00pm — 86 Comments

Food Groups Clash Over Compost Sludge



Source: New York Times…



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Added by Pete Russell on April 19, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

Slow Food: A Tale of Two Tomatoes



Source: Huffington Post…



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Added by Pete Russell on April 19, 2010 at 11:13am — No Comments

Slow Food



Back to basics: Seresin organic apprentice Erin Kenyon, 18,…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 17, 2010 at 3:40pm — No Comments

A Good Book


I stumbled across this beauty in the Gertrude & Alice Book Cafe in Bondi. Such a fabulous reference for many things ooooby. Has anyone read this book? Any comments?

Added by Pete Russell on April 14, 2010 at 2:17am — 1 Comment

The Best Food Isn't Local or Organic -- It's Personal

Source: AlterNet / By…

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Added by Pete Russell on April 12, 2010 at 10:12am — No Comments

Locavore: is local agriculture feasible?



This is a blog I stumbled across which raises some great questions. I haven't read the book yet but love the ideas it is suggesting.


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Added by Pete Russell on April 6, 2010 at 11:52am — 1 Comment

Happy Easter!


Enjoy time with your family and friends. And don't forget to make sure you get some greens into you to counter all that yummy chocolate.

Added by Pete Russell on April 3, 2010 at 6:11pm — No Comments

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