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Location: Wairarapa
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Comment by Sophie Taptiklis on November 25, 2010 at 10:08pm
Would anyone like to swap some pumpkin seedlings for tomatoes or anything really
Comment by The Partridge Family! on November 14, 2010 at 9:10pm
Hello there! Just discovered and joined Ooooby. Great to see a Wairarapa group. Based in Featherston, and will be looking to swap gluts when the time comes! I bought 3 kumara slips today... any tips out there for successful growing? The chap at the garden centre wasn't very enthusiastic about my chances! Thanks
Comment by Crispy King on May 7, 2010 at 10:12am
Wairarapa hobby beekeepers monthly meeting is this Sunday (9th) at 2pm in Masterton - 250, Upper Manaia Rd - All Welcome !!
Comment by Hayden McGrail on March 25, 2010 at 1:14pm
It's sometimes hard to get things going with a small population. I help run the Wairarapa Green Dollar Exchange. We've bee going nearly 20 years now but we're not there yet. We do have over sixty members, our own currency with on-line banking, website, regular newsletters and public markets.
Our markets may be a way of establishing and promoting Oooby in the Wairarapa. Our members can take a stall at our markets for free ( and it's cheap to join us) while outsiders pay $5. It would be great here from any locals who would like to progress this joint-venture idea.
Comment by Jackie McCullough on June 8, 2009 at 8:22pm
one - nearly ripe!
Comment by Jackie McCullough on March 31, 2009 at 8:30pm
I have honey to swap from our hive .... mmm, the pollen is tasty here
Comment by liosamc@hotmail.com on March 16, 2009 at 3:08pm
hi wairapa people! this looks like fun i'll be sure to post some more info when i have a little more time. have fun sharing! Lise
Comment by Robin on March 5, 2009 at 7:06pm
Hi Karen, yep, I'm still commuting, but just three days, the other two I work from home. Clare is at home with Iris still, and studying at the same time, so we are more than halfway to not commuting now.... if that makes sense. The farmers market has been growing and was really successful over summer, people like Steve the pig man and the fish people have done really well out of it and are getting good reputations as local high quality suppliers. It's cool to see people doing well by being good.

I dream of working 15 hours a week doing the money making thing and the rest of the time gardening and hanging out with Clare and Iris, it might be a way off but that time will come.

If you aren't commuting and decide to be a self employed gardener (is this something you think you will really do? I'm jealous!) we should catch up and talk about gardening and things.
Comment by Karen Fairweather on March 4, 2009 at 2:24am
Yes October will be the perfect time to get the garden going again! Not sure about the commuting, I rather fancy being self employed in my own vege plot :-) Are you still commuting these days? We really enjoyed your blog and the links by the way, thanks. Do you go to the Farmers Market at all? I wonder if it is still the same size or if it's grown this summer?
Comment by Robin on February 27, 2009 at 8:27am
I do remember! I thought that tiny picture looked familiar. October is a perfect time for getting stuck back in to the garden. Will you be commuting again when you get back?
 

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