Here’s an awesome YouTube video about Novella Carpenter’s urban farm in West Oakland (California, USA). It’s got a lot of great info applicable to growing food and raising animals (for eggs, meat and dairy) in suburban and urban areas.
I attended an event at the Kiama Library last night, “Sustaining The Library”, put on by the Kiama Greens. Ten years ago, The Greens donated about $1200 worth of books and CDs about the environment and sustainability to the Kiama Library. Last night they did it again. There are some great books in the collection … [Read more…]
Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to writing up these entries – last weekend I attended my first [Illawarra Seedsavers meeting](http://green-change.com/2008/11/10/upcoming-illawarra-seedsavers-meeting/), and it was great. There were about 10 people at the meeting. Being my first, I didn’t know what to expect, but the other people were all very friendly and welcoming. … [Read more…]
If you’re into home gardening, don’t forget the [SeedSavers meeting](http://green-change.com/2008/11/10/upcoming-illawarra-seedsavers-meeting/) this afternoon at Dapto, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. I’ll be there!
I just found out about this on the weekend, and am hoping to get there. Seedsavers groups are a great way to get organic, locally-adapted vegetable plants, as well as to meet like-minded people. Illawarra Seedsavers Network: “Preserve The Future Of Our Food” – swapping seeds and planting material – sharing gardening and seed saving … [Read more…]