Tag: Permaculture

Food Talks – Happen Films

At our Food Talks gathering on April 18th we were lucky enough to be hosted by Antoinette and Jordan @ Happen Films. Antoinette and Jordan create amazing digital content telling the stories of inspirational people around New Zealand and Australia that are striving to make a difference in our world. Happen Films create “Documentary films…

22 April 2019 0 comments

Food Talks – Manaaki Whenua

On March 18th Food Talks hosted Severine Von Tscharner Fleming and Wendy McWilliam to share their experience, knowledge and thoughts about how we can hold a relationship with our whenua that invites wellbeing at an ecosystem level, and what change that might invite into our lives. Wendy McWilliam is a landscape ecologist, landscape architect and…

22 April 2019 0 comments

Cultivate Christchurch

Growing food and people, in harmony with the ground at our feet and the community around us. Cultivate provides employment training internships with youth aged 16-25 and hosts weekly open days for all to join on Thursdays, from 9am – 4pm (lunch provided at 1pm). Cultivate sells fresh produce to the public on Mondays and…

Roimata Food Commons

Roimata Food Commons is a community and food resilience project in Woolston, Christchurch. It started in 2017 with the planting of 60+ heritage fruit and nut trees and over 500 South Island endemic native trees, shrubs and grasses. The orchard areas are slowly transitioning into food forest based systems that will include a multitude of…

Food Talks – Permaculture

In February we gathered again, this time for our first official Food Talks event, around the idea of Permaculture. We were lucky enough to have Hamish Duff (Educator, Futurist and Food Resilience Network Committee member) join us to tell us the story of the continuing journey to create a permaculture system on the land that…

30 March 2019 0 comments

Ōtākaro Orchard

Ōtākaro Orchard has been part of the rebuild vision from the first public consultation, and is the only community led anchor project. Co-created through community consultation, Ōtākaro Orchard is a living learning hub for growing food, a local food information centre, with café, office and event spaces, and HQ for the Food Resilience Network. Outside…

Waiaraki Permaculture Farm

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…

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