Money makes the world go round…or does it?

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to an informative Documentary Film Evening. We will be showing “Money as Debt” Why banks have so much money and everybody else has so much debt? A 47-minute animated presentation of “Money as Debt” tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is […]

TTK Community Food forest Steering Meeting 28th June 2009

Present Sharon Dan Andrew RK Sam Richard Willie Anna Andrew Hall Cree Jim

Apologies Pam

1. Possible visits to local property and forests.

Re: David Scott & QE Park designated a couple of people go and see

There are no real examples for us to see, only partial and related results. Bena to investigate and […]

Seedy Sunday (aftermath 21st June)

It was a great day today and a good speech by Sarah Frater from Edible Gardens. There was a lot of swapping going on and there were 40 people crammed into the room so it was well attended(we’ll be in the larger room next time). There were a couple of people selling stuff like books […]

TTK Community Food Forest Steering Meeting Minutes 14th June 2009

Present Richard Anna Andrew Sharon Sam Bena Dan Willie Pam Isabel

Leadership fine with rotating organisation. Andrew to be key point of contact for the moment.

Other Stuff of interest David scott’s invitation to go to native forest tour passed over and carried to next meeting. Meeting in regards to Lindale (Andrew and Willie attended) […]

Community Food Forest – First meeting 7th June 2pm Paraparaumu Community hall.

Roll over Community Gardens – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

Premise

After an inspiring night watching the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest Documentary and a enthusiastic discussion afterwards, Andrew come up with a fantastic idea, instead […]

Community Food Forest – First meeting!

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to a Brainstorming on Establishing a Food Forest.

This Sunday the 7th June, 2-4pm.

Roll over Community Gardens – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

After an inspiring night watching the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest Documentary and a enthusiastic discussion afterwards, Andrew come up […]

Food Forest links.

The bible for temperate forest gardening: http://www.edibleforestgardens.com/about_book

Nice introduction to forest gardens by Mother Earth News: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Homesteading-and-Self-Reliance/2007-08-01/Plant-Edible-Forest-Garden-Permaculture.aspx

A more thorough introduction to forest gardening: http://www.edibleforestgardens.com/about_gardening

An excerpt from the book the above information was adapted from, but with a nice table of example plants and additional information: http://www.nofa.org/tnf/sp02/supplement/edible.php

Wikipedia on forest gardening: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forest_gardening

Agroforestry Research […]

Community Food Forest – Planning first meeting.

Planning for leadup to first meeting,

Set a date, perhaps 31st May or 7th June Sunday 1pm onwards.

Email to those interested from ttk mailing list, with a synopsis.

Agenda/schedule for first meeting,

Introduction Brainstorming Collect Ideas Define Actions Ask for commitments Decide on next meeting and/or action

Suggestions for steering brainstorming

Structure and function […]

Kapiti Coast Freecycle

http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/KapitiCoastFreecycle/

The Kapiti Coast FREECYCLE group is open to all who want to “recycle” that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it’s a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you’re looking to acquire something yourself! Nonprofit groups are also welcome to participate too!

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Roll over Community Garden – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

After an inspiring night watch the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Food Forest Documentary and a discussion afterwards, Andrew come up with a fantastic idea about instead of having a community garden, having a Community Food Forest. His reasoning was that because people on the coast have their own land for vegie gardens not […]

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