James Samuel's Blog – December 2008 Archive (2)

Gulf News article

An idea that was seeded in July this year

in Matiatia and sprouted last Tuesday at

the Oneroa cinema is now branching out


Puns almost aside, the new website for

food growers is growing wildly.

Looking like a Facebook-type site for

gardeners, Ooooby is an acronym for

Out Of Our Own Backyards and it is

the brainchild of Pete Russell, a recent

arrival to the island from Australia

whose partner Katherine came up… Continue

Added by James Samuel on December 24, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ooooby Dinner

Last night 6 of us got together to share some food out of our own back yards. As we ate savoy cabbage of the huge leaves of the savoy we delighted in the knowledge that we are adaptable creatures and at least tonight, all is well.

I learnt how to prepare some of the food I have been growing and we all had a simple fun and thoroughly enjoyable evening. See pictures.

We imagined the ooooby dinner in a… Continue

Added by James Samuel on December 21, 2008 at 9:10am — 3 Comments

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