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Pssst! Good Spies! Send us some good news and win new Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

June 3, 2013 – 5:07 pm | 2 Comments

This new column is kindly sponsored by Baron Hasselhoffs – gluten free sweet treats.
Good Spies.
You’re out there.  We just know it.  Witnessing the inspiration in your community.  Noting acts of kindness where others might only …

Top 10 Happy foods Number 1 – Raw Chocolate

December 4, 2012 – 3:38 pm | 2 Comments

By Tyson Hammond
Eating to feel good is something easy we can do to help our body and mind feel content and enjoy our lives a little more. Staying physically healthy is an essential part of …

Top 10 Happy Foods Number 6 – Raw Nuts

October 11, 2012 – 12:57 pm |

by Tyson Hammond
Eating to feel good is something easy we can do to help our body and mind feel content and enjoy our lives a little more. Staying physically healthy is an essential part of …

Top 10 Happy foods

September 5, 2012 – 7:15 pm | 5 Comments
Top 10 Happy foods

By Tyson Hammond
Eating to feel good is something easy we can do to help our body and mind feel content and enjoy our lives a little more. Staying physically healthy is an essential part of …

Win a pack of delicious healthy and allergy friendly Eat Right Foods!

April 6, 2012 – 8:52 pm |

Have you come across Eat Right foods yet?  They say they’re ‘Healthy and Allergy Friendly Foods’.  And it’s true.  They are … and they’re so much more, I’ll just add in: ‘decadent, moreish, yummy, feel …

Out Standing in our Fields … Foodie Blog by Zo Zhou

October 31, 2011 – 9:30 am |

Zo Zhou, Two Spoons blogger
While we’re high on beating France at rugby, let’s recognise another victory this year – New Zealand’s flourishing food scene. There were over two hundred food and wine events taking place …

Ooooby is Coming Home to Waiheke!

October 13, 2011 – 10:52 am | 2 Comments

Ooooby, ‘Out of our own back yards’, was born on Waiheke almost 3 years ago. Since then it has grown into a network of over 4000 food growers and more than 200 Auckland customers who receive local food on …

Book Review: Party Food for Girls by Alessandra Zecchini and Arantxa Zecchini Dowling

October 2, 2011 – 6:29 pm |

Note: Members of Club Happyzine go in the draw to win a copy of Party Food For Girls – make sure you join up by this Friday the 3rd October to be elligable for the …

Top Kiwi Chefs Show How Its Done at Eighteen Kiwi Farmers Markets

August 31, 2011 – 3:10 pm |

Local cooking demos to showcase “real” NZ food to the world
New Zealand, Aug 31, 2011.
Outstanding in their Fields presents New Zealand’s first live and free chef and producer cooking shows at 18 Farmers’ Markets around …

Keep’n it Local in the UK: British food is best, says New Olympics Campaign

August 3, 2011 – 9:20 am |

By Tom Goulding
A new campaign is aiming to get British-grown food on menus across the country during the 2012 Olympic games in an effort to create a more sustainable and fair food system.
People across …

Hey Kiwis! Take Up the ‘Live Below the Line’ Challenge this August!

July 13, 2011 – 4:52 pm |

by Will Watterson
For 5 days in August, thousands of people across New Zealand will spend just $2.25 each day on food, and use their daily experiences to bring extreme poverty to the centre …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 337 – Francisca Griffin’s Food for Thought

March 31, 2011 – 2:30 pm |

I’m loving these videos of Kiwi change-makers.  Check out Dunedin based Naturopath Francisca Griffin talking about ‘happiness’ to the Regeneration crew as they passed through Dunedin.  She offers food for thought (pun initially unintended, though …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 287 – Urban Pantry: Bringing Gardening Workshops to Auckland

February 8, 2011 – 8:41 pm |

Good news from an initiative we’ve been supporting since well, day one:
“We want your input to create a community workshop
We have some funding from the former Auckland Regional Council Environmental Initiatives Fund to run …

The Good Old Days – In a Jar!

February 3, 2011 – 10:51 pm | 10 Comments

By Kara Whaley
We use a lot of tomatoes! Canned, fresh, I’m not fussy – they are delicious. And so, when I stumbled upon a table laden with very cheap, perfectly ripe, fresh tomatoes at the …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 277 – Bliss in a Cherry Tomato

January 28, 2011 – 9:00 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 277 – Bliss in a Cherry Tomato

I had a joyous day.  Two radio interviews about Wild Energy.  Many great conversations.  Fantastic news recieved and uploaded onto Happyzine.  But the grandest moment of them all was this:
Sitting on a wooden sty, beneath …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 260 – Let’s Talk About Food Baby! Namely Satay Sauce.

January 11, 2011 – 8:21 pm |

I arrived home from work today a tired, ravenous beast.  I had one meal on my mind and all the ingredients to make it: satay tofu pita bread thingies with as much salad as I …

Who is Enjoing Our Food Waste?

December 14, 2010 – 1:46 pm |

By the Mount Eden Village People
We started this initiative 4 years ago with the focus to minimising harmful effects on the environment by reducing waste sent to landfill. In Auckland up to 40% …

Fruit Trees Popping Up On Auckland City Council Land Everywhere

December 14, 2010 – 1:38 pm | 3 Comments

Mount Eden Village People* in partnership with Auckland City Council are undertaking a trial project planting fruit trees on council land in Auckland neighbourhoods.

Back in 2008 Judith Holtebrinck, from Mount Eden Village People, …

Happyzine Classifieds 13 November 2010

November 13, 2010 – 2:27 pm |

Whole Foods Handbook: The little yellow kitchen book that every organic cook must have (and can have for only NZ$5). Concise guide to 120 organic products, with background info, nutrition, preparation.  Single copy $5 + $1 …

Harvesting the First Rooftop Crop

November 7, 2010 – 9:26 pm | 5 Comments

Three months after planting tiny seedlings in my trial rooftop garden, last week the plants were ready for harvest. The silver beet and beetroots did really well in the sixth floor garden in Auckland’s CBD. …

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