A network for those who grow, buy, make, sell and share local food. Because these things are improbably, yet reverberatingly important.
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I've had 3 very busy weekends away from my garden and boy have I missed it. I spent the whole weekend in the garden and enjoyed every minute but there were lots of maintainancy jobs to get done. Harvested lots of paw paws,…Continue
Kombucha making has been popular for a long time. I call it my "old hippy" drink though I've personally been making it for just a few years. I find it really helps my dicky tum and it's a very pleasant form of hydration. The K I make is…Continue
Oh I was going to tell you about my worms.Squirmy little buggers always under foot. No matter where I dig in my fingers there they are. Poor souls. Wriggling in the dirt, heading off...well, wherever worms go.
Fat too. The sort of worm…Continue
Pests come in all shapes and forms. Obviously the bigger they are the more damage they can do, but often it is easier to keep out the larger than the smaller. The larger pests, wallabies, possums, rats birds, etc. need a barrier to stop them from…Continue