MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
For this garden tour there will be three gardens to see. All in Rangiuru Road, and all in walking distance from each other.i.e neighbours. Starting at Deirdre and Malcolms, then next door to Marlene and Chris , and finally to me....Bernadine. These gardens are a good representation of small and average sized backyards ( and front )where food growing has priority over lawn. All these gardens are relatively new , as the owners have been there less than three seasons , so fruit trees still young…See More
Fayes property is like a small 4 acre farm, which she began 12 years ago.The focus is on self sufficiency and organic management.Faye sells organic eggs , chicken , ducks , and even rabbits ( to eat )She also has a few sheep , fruit tress , and vegetables.This is a garden in early spring , so fruit trees will be in blossom , but perhaps not too much happening in the vegetable garden.If you are interested in keeping livestock , this is a property to see. See you there.....in the SpringSee More
Great to see your interest in Transition! Welcome to GLOBAL TRANSITION IN ACTION. You mention in your registration "...I am primarily involved with the food group of Otaki Transition Towns. We have a seasonal surplus fruit…"
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
I am primarily involved with the food group of Otaki Transition Towns. We have a seasonal surplus fruit and vegetable stall , and other educational activities to promote local and sustainable food production.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I am interested in the community networking and strenghtening aspect of Transition Towns. The projects we organise , or anticipate making happen , seem practical and sensible options for now and into the future.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
My main interest and knowledge in in the area of food growing. I garden biodynamically , and if people are interested i am happy to teach them these methods. The food group i am part of is also interested in sharing food growing knowledge
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Great to see your interest in Transition! Welcome to GLOBAL TRANSITION IN ACTION. You mention in your registration "...I am primarily involved with the food group of Otaki Transition Towns. We have a seasonal surplus fruit and vegetable stall , and other educational activities to promote local and sustainable food production...." Great places to concentrate. You'll find many others here who think as you do. We look forward to sharing your experiences.
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