Fermentation Workshop

Ferment vegetables; activate grain, seeds and nuts; prepare legumes and yummy family food using these techniques. Contact for workshop start time. KoruKai Herb Farm Workshops Banks Peninsula, www.korukai.co.nz, Also, see listing for Composting Workshop    

Food as Medicine

Halswell Community Centre A presentation by Mark Christenssen.  

Canterbury Organic AGM

  Halswell Community Centre www.organicfarm.org.nz/regions/canterbury   There is a talk entitled 'Food as medicine' at 11.15 before the AGM.

Mischa Davis talks about environmental law

Mischa Davis, policy advisor to Soil & Health NZ, will speak about her role and her background in environmental law. Venue: Auckland Horticultural Council Centre, 990 Great North Road, Western Springs (directly opposite Motions Road, the road that goes to the zoo). Trading table from 7 pm. Supper contributions appreciated. Entry: $2 for hall hire....

Soil & Health AGM

Venue: MacKenzie Room, St John’s Church, corner Willis and Dixon Sts, Wellington. 2–3 pm, followed by afternoon tea All members and supporters warmly welcome. Please register by 14 July 2017. Send your name, address, phone number, email address and number attending to Linda Samways, Soil & Health Association, PO Box 340002, Birkenhead, Auckland 0746, or...

For the love of bees

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, an artist, will speak as a teacher of biological gardening in Auckland City at the Griffiths Gardens. Venue: Auckland Horticultural Council Centre, 990 Great North Road, Western Springs (directly opposite Motions Road, the road that goes to the zoo). Trading table from 7 pm. Supper contributions appreciated. Entry: $2 for hall hire. More...

Potluck lunch and seed swap

Soil & Health Dunedin branch: Potluck lunch and seed swap at the home of Philippa Jamieson, phone 03 473 9293 or 027 547 3929.

Care and maintenance of indoor plants

Paul Crowhurst from Hire Plants will talk about ‘Care and Maintenance of Indoor Plants and Modern Design Trends’. Venue: Auckland Horticultural Council Centre, 990 Great North Road, Western Springs (directly opposite Motions Road, the road that goes to the zoo). Trading table from 7 pm. Supper contributions appreciated. Entry: $2 for hall hire. More details:...

Field Trip to Matakana

This is a follow up visit to our field trip 3 years ago – a chance to visit the Matakana Farmers’ Market in the morning, and in the afternoon at 1:30 pm to see the progress at Trish Allen’s eco-home and edible landscape, followed by a visit to the Matakana Community Garden. Trish’s home is...

Introduction to composting

Dylan Timney from Waterless Composting Toilets NZ Ltd and Bryce Langston will give a brief introduction to composting, with a comprehensive environmental overview. Venue: Auckland Horticultural Council Centre, 990 Great North Road, Western Springs (directly opposite Motions Road, the road that goes to the zoo). Trading table from 7 pm. Supper contributions appreciated. Entry: $2...