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 […]

Seedy Sunday April Vids

These are the vids we showed at Seedy Sunday…enjoy and happy gardening!

Sheet mulch garden

Permaculture Worm Tower

Make a Bag Garden


Seedy Sunday Exchange

I’ve been asked for a bit more information regarding the ‘swap’ part of Seedy Sunday. As this is our first meeting, we’re going to give this a bit more structure until we can talk as a group about what we would like to see happen here.

So the plan so far for April […]

Fair Weather at Sustainable Home and Garden Show

Hi all,

We had an excellent weekend at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show in Kapiti. The weather was brilliant all weekend, so there was an awesome turnout on both days. Our tent was especially cool because we had living economies and not 1, not 2, but 3 Transition groups: TTKapiti, TT Otaki and the […]

Maara Kai – From Garden To Plate – On Maori TV

There was a time when it was commonplace for New Zealand families to grow their own produce and eat from their gardens.

In these tightening economic times, MAARA KAI is a new series that looks at ways families can restore that connection between the garden and the plate, and premieres on Maori Television on Sunday […]

Ground is broken for White House ‘kitchen garden’


WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-six elementary schoolchildren wielded shovels, rakes, pitchforks and wheelbarrows to help first lady Michelle Obama break ground on the first day of spring for a produce and herb garden on the White House grounds.

Crops to be planted in the coming weeks on the 1,100-square-foot, L-shaped patch near the […]

Local Garden Support

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