Preparation for Food Forest Design course

We're only three weeks away from starting the first 19-week Food Forest Design course, and I've put together some resources for the people wanting to lay some foundations for this. For anyone wanting to get a foundation understanding of this subject, these are some of the highlights of the abundance of content that has become available over the last couple of years. Watch Stefan Sobkowiak … [Read more...]

Water, life and fertility

Without water human beings will not last more than a few days. Soil life also needs water in order to do its work of building the humus component of soil and increase fertility. Soil life refers to those organisms that spend a significant portion of their life cycle within a soil profile, or at the soil-litter interface. These organisms … [Read more...]

A tale of two food forests

A short video about two Waiheke Food Forests, filmed and edited by the lovely people who have been organising and running the localising food tour led by the tireless and energetic Robina McCurdy. It was great to have the team document the Waiheke food forest projects with a fresh perspective. This video shows both the Surfdale community food forest and Christy Ralph's food forest that was … [Read more...]