Green Living

Hope and heartbreak for New Zealanders dreaming of a communal life

Hope and heartbreak for New Zealanders dreaming of a communal life

How small actions can make a big difference for our environment

How small actions can make a big difference for our environment

Why your next pair of shoes should disintegrate

Why your next pair of shoes should disintegrate.

Feeling of ’empowerment’ in bid to save broken goods going to landfill

Feeling of ’empowerment’ in bid to save broken goods going to landfill.

Spain fights food waste with supermarket fines and doggy bags

The Guardian: Spain fights food waste with supermarket fines and doggy bags.https://t.co/cQNS1ZYj5Z — EcoFind NZ (@ecofind) June 8, 2022

Is the tiny house movement a ‘big lie’? [treehugger.com]

Treehugger highlights an interesting article about the tiny house movement written by Erin Anderssen in The Globe and Mail: Teeny house, big lie: Why so many proponents of the tiny-house movement have decided to upsize Writes Anderssen: The ardour for tiny homes suggests it’s the next best trend in four walls. Certainly, the motivation is […]

Ecofest 2014 featuring Nelson Growables

Nelson Ecofest 2014

Nelson Ecofest combines the best of the Home and Garden show with a green conscience and practical solutions for people seeking a sustainable future.

Spring Salad Ideas from your own Garden

Spring salad ideas: Fennel, Parsley, Broad bean leaves, Chickweed

I’m a great believer in working with what you have. Often when you take a good look, it turns out there’s more close at hand than you thought. When it comes to spring salad ideas, you may be surprised at what’s already available in your garden! There’s nothing like a fresh salad straight from your […]

Koanga Institute would like your help to save the seeds [video]

Koanga

Koanga Institute would like your help to save the seeds [video]

Waimarama Community Gardens – listing update and Art

Discovered some wonderful art on the new Waimarama Community Gardens new website: Painting of the Waimarama Community Gardens by Nelson artist Marilyn Andrews http://t.co/50yNNxYrQ6 #gigatownnsn pic.twitter.com/b9KV68hKoX — EcoFind NZ (@ecofind) May 20, 2014

Country Calendar – Chaos Springs

Chaos Springs farm

Chaos Springs Screened April 5 2014 – Watch it on TVNZ Ondemand From http://tvnz.co.nz/country-calendar/episode-8-chaos-springs-5874292: New Zealander Jenny Erickson used to grow organic lettuce and herbs in the USA – but when she struggled to find good-quality compost, her business took an unexpected new direction. She went to a seminar on organic compost-making and realised her […]

Going Against the Grain!

The humble grain silo is turned into an innovative and eco-friendly nine unit serviced apartment complex in idyllic Little River!