Living from a forest

In this beautiful article by a Kiwi living with his partner Asako in Japan, Dion suggests that: As perennial forage systems forest gardens are horticultural, they have already left agriculture behind. Their sufficiency is due in part to the diversity of species and a mimicry of naturally occurring ecosystems but this can be taken much further by adapting ourselves to our garden homes: if you … [Read more...]

Plant this movie

It's happening - the local food movement, like a tree, is growing steadily... Learn more about the film www.plantthismovie.com Leave your email address here to keep informed about an exciting series of events in NZ.       … [Read more...]

Restoration Agriculture

If you are feeling bold, or just want to make certain to counter any tendency to become complacent, thinking that small, local Food Forests and Farmer's markets are the answer to the world’s food needs, have a listen to Scott Mann’s interview with Mark Shepard. Background Mark’s life story tells so much about the era he was born into and grew through. This is a story of a society increasingly … [Read more...]