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Thanks to our amazing Eat Local Challenge sponsors!

May 6, 2015 – 6:54 pm |

Thanks to the sponsors of our first ever Eat Local Challenge – where individuals and teams around New Zealand ate food grown and sourced within a 200 km radius for the 30 days of April. …

Self sufficient couple in Golden Bay take out national eat local prize

May 4, 2015 – 6:33 pm |
Self sufficient couple in Golden Bay take out national eat local prize

Ten teams around New Zealand are breaking out the lentils and tucking into the chocolate right now after living for 30 days on nothing but locally grown food.
The Happyzine Eat Local Challenge, where people ate …

Eat Local Challenge round up – Sarah the Gardener

May 4, 2015 – 2:43 pm |

By Sarah O’Neil of team ‘Sarah the Gardener and her Reluctant Diggers’ – based in Waikato.

Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local …

The last day – local eating Christine signs off with a great choko recipe

May 4, 2015 – 2:41 pm |

Christine Paris is eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
         
My last day on the challenge.  I bought bananas …

The Green Team’s last days of eating local

May 4, 2015 – 2:30 pm |

By Jizzy Green, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

Day 29
A significant day.  Our daughter’s 20th birthday celebration.  Also, …

Mission complete: Happyzine Eat Local Challenge

April 30, 2015 – 8:22 pm |
Mission complete: Happyzine Eat Local Challenge

The 2015 Happyzine Eat Local Challenge has come to a close, with ten Kiwi teams attempting to live off a diet of food grown within a 200 kilometre radius, for the 30 days of April.
Teams …

Mel makes Natacha’s Local Ratatouille

April 30, 2015 – 8:04 pm |

By Melanie Walker, Tukurua
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

I found a rogue zucchini in the garden and had a very …

Melanie’s local and homemade pizza saves the day

April 30, 2015 – 7:57 pm |

By Melanie Walker, Tukurua
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
      
We spent 4 delightful calm blue and sunny hours out …

Local home food: pasta

April 30, 2015 – 7:55 pm |

By Natacha Lee, Gisborne 
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

Yes, still eating local. Not always, I’m not perfect, but definitely working …

Are we there yet? End of the local food challenge

April 30, 2015 – 7:30 pm |

By Jizzy Green, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
Day 27
I have felt like the kid in the back …

Local Food Challenge- the end is in sight!

April 30, 2015 – 6:02 pm | One Comment

Hayley and her partner Steve are Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

by Hayley Gale

My reason for choosing to take part …

Jana’s gut health benefits from eating local

April 29, 2015 – 12:18 pm | One Comment

I want happy bacteria, it must be the tv add with the joyful bouncing ones. It seems to be all about digestive health, at the moment in my world.  From

Dr Libby Weavers book “The Calorie Fallacy, Stop …

Sarah the Gardener is locally romantic

April 29, 2015 – 9:47 am |

The kids went way to camp for the weekend.  I was tempted to put they can only eat locally sourced food in the dietary requirements of the consent form, but as my pen hovered over …

Green Team: Artichoke goodness

April 27, 2015 – 8:32 pm |
Green Team: Artichoke goodness

By Jizzy Green, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
Day 25
Breakfast:
Smoothie, consisting of  feijoa, apple, frozen peach and blackberry …

Natacha Lee’s Locavore Omlette

April 27, 2015 – 8:29 pm |

By Natacha Lee, Gisborne 
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

Omelet (serves 4):
– 5 eggs
– dash of milk or cream
– 3-4 mushrooms …

Eating local brings Christine’s community in closer

April 27, 2015 – 8:27 pm |

Christine Paris is eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
I really miss crackers and corn chips.  I have been making quite a …

Green team: Local diet a great way to loose weight!

April 27, 2015 – 8:23 pm |

By Jizzy Green, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

Day 23

Boy, getting a tad tired of logging and blogging …

The story behind the Eat Local Challenge

April 23, 2015 – 12:25 pm |

Happyzine.co.nz founder Charlotte Squire discusses the New Zealand Local Food Challenge she’s running, including the inspiration behind the idea and people’s response to the local food issue in her own community.
The idea for an Eat Local Challenge …

Home food: ratatouille by Natacha Lee, Gisborne

April 22, 2015 – 6:00 am | One Comment

By Natacha Lee, Gisborne 
Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.
Home food: ratatouille
It is quite well known that the french love their food. …

When the rosy glow of local eating wears off, Hayley discovers what’s left

April 22, 2015 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments

Hayley and her partner Steve are Kiwis eating food grown and produced within a 200 km radius for 30 days of April in the Happyzine Eat Local Challenge.

April 19th- The Eat Local Challenge, by Hayley Gale
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