Project Lyttelton is a grass roots community group that works towards creating a vibrant sustainable community. It has a flat organisational structure, is values based and looks at what is possible rather than what is not working. A lot of what we do is focused around enhancing well being in our community. We run the…
Sustainable food education for ākonga and whānau…We’re an outdoor learning space dedicated to play, sustainability and relationships. We grow food. We nurture te reo Māori in an authentic garden context.
Garry River Cottage is an organic Permaculture farm, providing food from grown and foraged vegetables, game meat and farmed meat. Red Lion Workshop is a custom woodworking business specialising in heavy timber framing, furniture and trusses.
Waiaraki is a seven acre microfarm on the southern bank of te awa o waiaraki, the Eyre River. It’s home to Luke, Kate, and little Ted. Waiaraki is managed by the simple permaculture tenets of earth care, people care, and fair share (the return of surplus to the earth and people). Waiaraki started…
Community food forest that provides a great location for family outings, events, picnics,learn how to grow food sustainably or to forage for food.
The Christchurch earthquakes opened up the opportunity for enterprising start-ups, many of them environmental in focus, and on Boxing Day, 2012 we launched The Urban Monk as a Facebook page.