Human Nature Food Systems Design

Jason Ross reflects on Stefan Sobkowiak’s #BONZTour workshops in April this year.It was a great pleasure to host Stefan at Habitate Farm for a workshop on fruit tree training and soils. Thanks to all involved for organising the tour and hosting Stefan, Doreen and James here in Dunedin.When you are busy on the land it’s a welcome inspiration to have a teacher such as Stefan come and reinforce the … [Read more...]

Beyond Organic NZ Tour – Mar/Apr 2015

If you dream of making a good living working with the land, producing healthy food and generally making the world a better place, then come and join the conversation. Stefan Sobkowiak (see the Permaculture Orchard Film) arrives in just under 9 weeks. We’ll start with a Waiheke workshop on March 12th & 13th, then a few days later at a public meeting in the Matakana Village Hall, we’ll welcome … [Read more...]

The Food Commons

Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute invites scientists, designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists and planners from all over the world to submit their innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems. A $100,000 prize is awarded to support the development and implementation of one outstanding strategy. www.bfi.org/challenge The Food Commons seeks to … [Read more...]