Making the Transition

Another weekend, another opportunity to join up with some cool people doing some great stuff! This weekend it was a combined session run by Urban Reforestation (http://www.urbanreforestation.com)  and Transition Towns Darebin (www.transitiondarebin.org) . If you haven’t run into transition towns already I strongly recommend you do a little bit of searching in your area because there…

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Locavorism

I’ll admit this is a test at the very bounds of my technical skills, so if it all falls in a heap then my many apologies. One of the aims of writing this blog was to let people know what we were doing but also to share information so that eating and shopping locally becomes…

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What to plant when, and how!

I’ve been meaning to write about this topic for a while but two separate questions from two people I work with has made me think that now is the time. I’ll start by saying that I’m no gardener. We never really did any gardening when we were young, though I do remember lots of tree…

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Harvest Day

Actually the title is a little bit misleading as the weather got completely nasty this afternoon, but harvest “half” day just didn’t sound right! There’s nothing really more fundamental than our ability to grow our own food. So it’s kind of amazing how dislocated we have become from our own food supply. One of the…

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