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Fejoia fever takes fruit in New Zealand

May 10, 2016 – 8:05 am |

Stuff reports that stories of massive fejoia fruit are circulating New Zealand right now, as the fruit obligingly fall to our feet and invite consumption. A Nelson grower reported an enormous 420 gram fejoia this …

Pop Up Good News Cafe & $10 lunch – Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, Friday the 13th!

May 9, 2016 – 6:58 am |

Enjoy an hour of good news with Happyzine founder Charlotte Squire, and the delicious new $10 winter lunch of a piece of pizza and a cup of soup at the Dangerous Cafe, Takaka, this Friday …

Christchurch could become the most edible city in the world

April 27, 2016 – 4:00 am |

In a positive twist to the ongoing earthquake recovery story, Christchurch could become the most edible city in the world, if plans to create a food resilient network get funding!  Alright!  Major Happyzine fodder!  Watch …

US research shows that food produced in a sustainable way is important, regardless of political view

April 8, 2016 – 4:00 am |

Ok, so this is US research and is referring to their new Dietary Guidelines, here we are in the great land of Aotearoa, but this is interesting news coming out of a culture who deeply influence western …

The chocolate Baron hath moved to Wellington!

April 7, 2016 – 9:51 am |

Yes it’s true.  Baron Hasselhoff’s has moved to the big smoke, they have set up shop in the sweet little neighborhood of Berhampore, Wellington.
Offering a delicious range of boutique chocolates and fine gluten free sweets, …

Paul West’s advice about eating meat respectfully

February 6, 2016 – 4:30 am |

For those who experience some worry about the subject (such as er, myself) , Stuff reported on Australian chef turned farmer and TV show host Paul West’s down to earth about eating animals with consciousness …

Meet Amy – from What’s for Lunch?

February 1, 2016 – 4:00 am |

1. What’s What’s For Lunch?
What’s for Lunch? create curriculum linked educational programmes helping children discover healthy lifestyle choices. Our most popular programme is our ‘Food of the Week’ programme in which children discover a new …

Rock-star market gardeners to visit NZ on six figure farming tour

January 23, 2016 – 11:39 pm | One Comment

A teaching tour from Canadian rock-star market gardeners and authors Jean-Martin Fortier (JM) and Curtis Stone is set to offer the secrets of a replicable system for profitable, small-scale intensive growing of organic produce.
Waiheke based …

Southland couples team up to offer local food service

January 18, 2016 – 7:53 pm |

The Southland Times report that two Southland couples have teamed up to get more local food and recipes to Southlanders.  They aim to support local growers, offer affordable local food, and down the track – …

Try making this super hydrating chia rejuvenation drink

November 22, 2015 – 9:20 pm |

by Kiwi nutritionist Linda Ross
Thanks BioBalance New Zealand for partnering up with us.
Spring is beginning to swell into long, warm and inspiration-filled days…summer must be just around the corner.
It’s even more important now to stay …

Try a locally grown, organic bitter sweet spring salad with a cranberry, cumin and lemon dressing

October 29, 2015 – 8:03 am |

Thanks BioBalance New Zealand for partnering up with us.
by Kiwi nutritionist Linda Ross
It’s spring and the garden is abundant with green leafy things to eat!
As I nutritionist I have noticed many people with an aversion …

Hell pizza joins the free range revolution

October 14, 2015 – 4:00 am |

HELL pizza now less of a guilty pleasure
All ingredients used on HELL pizzas are now free range – at no extra cost to customers!
On 9 October 2015, HELL became New Zealand’s first pizza company to …

Spring clean your liver with this nutrient dense green smoothie

October 11, 2015 – 4:22 pm | 3 Comments

Thanks BioBalance New Zealand for your partnership on this article.
by Kiwi nutritionist Linda Ross
As the land starts to thaw and the sap begins to rise, humans and animals alike also begin to emerge from the …

Urban farm sites popping up in Wellington to support wellness revolution – edible city movement grows

September 29, 2015 – 10:30 am |

From B-Side Stories
Founder of WorkerBe, Erin Leigh describes her business as a wellness revolution, but not only is she taking our office workers health by storm by providing “local, nutrient dense and mostly spray-free whole foods …

All you can eat vegetarian feast at Takaka’s Dangerous Cafe – celebrating World Vegetarian Day

September 27, 2015 – 6:48 pm |

All you can eat Vegetarian Feast on World Vegetarian Day @ the Dangerous Kitchen, Thursday, October 1st, 5.30 pm.
$15 per adult
$10 children 10 and under.

With live music from Mohua Sun.
Food includes: Vegetarian curry, basmati rice, dahl, …

Nelson seasonal chef and Mum launches new food calendar

July 27, 2015 – 10:49 am |

We have one calendar to giveaway to a member of Club Happyzine!
Media Release: Nelson Media.
Popular Nelson chef, food writer and cooking tutor Nicola Galloway is going  professional and nationwide with her second food calendar, after last …

Tauranga food rescue diverts 27 tonnes of good kai from landfill

April 3, 2015 – 7:15 pm |

By Melissa Pentecost-Spargo
Imagine being able to say you’ve diverted a staggering 27 tonnes of food from your local landfill, in one short year.  A Tauranga man and his friends are able to claim this, and …

Crowd-Grown Feast: A world first event set to satisfy.

February 25, 2014 – 9:13 am |

Tuesday 25 February 2014
Crowd-Grown Feast: A world first event set to satisfy.

The world’s first ‘Crowd-Grown Feast’ is in the ground, with over 40 urban gardeners growing their own food for a dinner with a …

Little cafe with local, organic focus opens in Hutt City

February 14, 2014 – 6:54 pm |

New LITTLE café opens, focused on local suppliers
LITTLE, a new café located at the Little Theatre and Lower Hutt War Memorial Library opened this morning in Hutt City.
A Hutt City Council operation, LITTLE will serve …

Plentifull Deli’s Soba Noodle Salad – from the Kiwi Diary 2014

January 31, 2014 – 7:55 pm |

Happyzine are keen Kiwi Diary-ists.  This year we’re sharing some of the amazing content from the Kiwi Diaries of both yesteryear and today … such as this recipe for Soba Noodle Salad, thanks to the …

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