Come and join us at the Ooooby Stall opening at La Cigale French Markets in Parnell this Sunday, the 1st of May!!
Bring your autumn harvests from your garden in a box or basket. When you get there we'll explain how it all works. It's a great way deal with any surplus and to make a bit of extra…Continue
The Ooooby Stall at the Grey Lynn Farmers Market is moving to La Cigale, Parnell on Sunday the 1st of May.
With winter in the wings we have needed to make the tough decision to move to a larger market in order to keep the Ooooby Stall viable over the slow…Continue
The Ooooby Box is currently located on Surrey Crescent in Grey Lynn.
We have a short term lease agreement in order to keep costs down and flexibility up.
The landlord has suggested that he may have a more permanent tenant interested…Continue
Have you noticed lately that food prices have rapidly increased? In the last 3 years we have seen a 14% price rise on food while general inflation has only risen by 8.9%.*
That means that food prices have inflated more than 57% above wage inflation, or in other words, 1.57 times general…
Image: The Modern Gardener
Do you have a decent bit of backyard? An area the size pictured above could yield a decent harvest if it is done right.
Thank you James for sharing this with us.
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Hayley from the Aucklander is looking for anyone with an urban farm in the Auckland…Continue
I like things that are easy, and an Ooooby box is an easy way for me to support local growers and get a weekly delivery of fresh, seasonal fruit and veggies on my doorstep.
The idea of preserving in bottles and jars is all very romantic, but with our fast paced life, we find it quite a challenge to find the time and space to get it done.
Introducing a new way to preserve the value of your garden…Continue
The existing food system fails half the people on the planet, and needs radical change if world is to feed itself, report warn.
Auckland Permaculture Workshop (APW) offer a wide range of workshops that engage and inspire people in developingsustainable living solutions.
Participantslearn design skills that integrate the environment, peopleand technology to create resilient ways of living…Continue
Situation Vacant: CTO / Technical Advisor
Ooooby has expanded from its Ning powered social network of over 3,000 members, into running an innovative local food box delivery service.
And now behind the scenes…Continue
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The chart on the left shows us that toward the end of 2010 food prices were nearly as high as the record time of mid 2008. Now in January 2011 we have reached a new…Continue
The vast majority of our current global food-scape is controlled by a very small number of corporations who view food purely as means to profit. Nothing new here, food has been a means for profit since the advent of money, however never before has the food game been dominated so comprehensively by so few…Continue
Photograph Karen Knighton
What a delightful piece of street design! A beautiful marriage of function and form don't you…Continue