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by Natalie Lambourne

Grow Your Own Microgreens Workshop – Onehunga

Come and learn about growing your own microgreens and reducing food waste. The event will provide tips and tricks on how to grow microgreens in gardens or containers, as well as how to cook and preserve fresh harvests. Composting will also be discussed. Read More

by Natalie Lambourne

Friendly Fermented Foods

Join Marianna van Ginkel in this practical workshop on fermentation, focusing on understanding the principles so you can go home confident and excited to make your own delicious ferments. Read More

by Natalie Lambourne

Create a Terrace Garden for Community Kai

This Ecofest we'll be creating a community kai 'terrace' garden. Making use of free/low cost resources, such as logs cut from a fallen tree in our garden (a casualty of cyclone Gabrielle), we will add to the foraging potential of the street, and demonstrate food can be grown almost anywhere! Read More

by Michela Enna

From workshop to waste free – Irene’s story

Irene struggled to keep fruit and vegetables fresh for long before she attended a Love Food Hate Waste workshop at her workplace. Read More

by ecomatters

Thousands of vege seedlings to help Aucklanders grow their own kai

Thousands of vegetable seedlings are now making their way to West Auckland families, in an effort to tackle issues of local food security and resilience. Grow My Kai sees EcoMatters… Read More

by Anna Kary

Bags of good stuff happening at Wesley Market

We visited Wesley Market just after plastic bags were banned in New Zealand, to speak with a stallholder and a shopper about how they are coping with the move to… Read More

by admin

CO.STARTERS for Causes: Katrina Wolff – Blue Borage

Katrina completed the CO.STARTERS for Causes programme at EcoMatters in October 2017. This is Katrina’s story. Hi, I’m Katrina Wolff and I’m the founder of Blue Borage. Blue Borage is a… Read More