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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 …

Book Review: Now is the Season by Laura Faire

February 6, 2012 – 1:32 pm |

Book review by Charlotte Squire

Now is the Season by Laura Faire
“Seasonal food is that simple: food that is grown and consumed within its natural season, sharing its flavour if the soil is good and the …

Profile: Lyttelton’s Honest Cooks

January 26, 2012 – 6:19 am | 2 Comments

We are Roots-Local Food Specialists. In December we decided to live our truth and go for what we believe in and create the future that we want to see.  We have always believed that choosing …

Local, Seasonal, Simple…with Alison Lambert Ep 1

October 29, 2011 – 1:18 pm | One Comment

Alison Lambert shows you how to cook seasonal, locally grown food to make delicious and economical meals for all the family, right from her kitchen in Dunedin…Episode 1 – the delicious Eve’s Pudding…
check out her …

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 …

Feeding the Family With 95% Locally Sourced Food – by Anna Lakeman

August 12, 2011 – 5:28 pm | 2 Comments

Thursday 11th August
Mother of four Anna Lakeman ponders a self-reliant food supply as she harvests locally grown food for a mussel chowder she and her family entered in the Takaka Great Local Good Challenge.
Today I …

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 …

2011 Golden Bay Ecofest Local Food Challenge Cooking Competition

July 25, 2011 – 3:29 pm |

Claire Webster – Tasman District Council
What can we grow/harvest or catch in the Bay? What could you cook with it?
When – bring entries from 5-5:30 pm on Thursday 11 August
Where – the Wholemeal Café
What – …

BIG Little City Announces Restaurant Month

July 22, 2011 – 1:58 pm |

Get ready to clear your palate Auckland, this ‘BIG little City’ is gearing up to launch its first ever Restaurant Month, celebrating the very finest of world-class dining experiences across Auckland’s central city.
For 19 days …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – 358 – One Gorgeous Organic Food Stall in Golden Bay: Photo Doco

April 22, 2011 – 6:02 pm | One Comment

So what did I do on this Easter friday? Why went food stall cruising with the whanau of course!  And here it us, my favorite.  Divine.  Lush.  Abundant.  Rockworlds organic produce stall.  Always offering a …

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 …

International Kai Festival: Nelson, New Zealand – Invitation to Stallholders

January 27, 2011 – 10:54 am |

International Kai Festival
Where: Whakatu Marae & Founders Park Nelson, New Zealand
When: Saturday 5th February 2011
Time: 11am – 4.30pm
Come celebrate the Waitangi Celebrations with us
Kai stalls & entertainment
There are still some stall sites available but be …

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 …

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, …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#178 – The Joyous Concoction of Charlotte’s Parsley Pizza

October 17, 2010 – 9:05 pm |
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#178 – The Joyous Concoction of Charlotte’s Parsley Pizza

While Suzi Franks just posted a lovely little piece about how to manage your garden so you can eat from it all year round, I’ve just consumed a chick pea, parsley pizza with a rice …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#171 – Grey Power in the House

October 10, 2010 – 12:01 am |

Whew!  The excitement of writing my daily blog with seventeen minutes to go before midnight!  I’ve had the family here, two sixty plus women descending upon the house in a small, tall white car.  And …

Hannah’s (Pre) Spring Clean: Blog Five – Let’s Get Connected

September 16, 2010 – 2:17 pm |

Good day, ladies and gentleman. It’s shaping up to be a cold and wet one here in Golden Bay, but I am warm and cosy at my computer course in town, putting off the inevitable …