We bought a 7 Acer block 11 months ago! so coming up to a year we have a Orchard that is constantly under attack by 30 sheep. 16 pigs, 63 chickens, 11 ducks, 2 horses and 6 cattle and 2 Geese. Hardly any fencing and no vege garden as I have no whe
My current thoughts are the more $ you have up front to be freehold on land the better, so more time can be spent on the land and less paid employment in transitioning. However, it is a toss up between wanting to get started and earning the income th
I live in Auckland. I want to leave Auckland. Unfortunately the wife does not. Not able to/ doesn't want to participate in garden. Possible compromise. We live on the edge of north Auckland. Or Divorce?? (Bit reluctant after 30 years). I have been lo
Hi all I have just been perusing your group, and have now joined. As an individual with a student loan debt and dreams of a 2 hectare paddock, I am finding the idea of land ownership as unattainable as ever.
we had a discussion about the Food Bill 2010 here on the board. One issue I have with this new bill is that the section which allows the the sale of 5 liters of raw milk per person per day at the farm gate (needs a RMP) is not included
frankly the bill scares the heck out of me. It's totally reducing our freedom and ability to have a pleasant life. The things I do around food are the height of innocence and true purpose for me. If it's made illegal I would find that very difficult
we now have 41 members on this group and it feels time to check in with your all. Its an easy thing to join a group, but thats often as far as we take it. In order to make this group work for us we need to start talking. So, some questio