New Zealand’s longest-running festival for health and wellbeing is going green to reduce its impact on the environment.
Evolve Festival – Founders Heritage Park, Nelson, on 18-19 February, 2012.
Simply by visiting the supermarket less and having local food delivered to your door, you’ll be part of a sweeping movement of conscious citizens that are enjoying tastier, healthier, more trustworthy and more ethical daily meals.
A culture of home gardening, food sharing and small artisan producers are at risk of being suppressed by future Ministerial decree. The Food Bill, supposedly intended to reduce compliance costs for the food industry, while eventually reducing the incidence of food borne illness, has such sweeping powers that best intent could be lost under bureaucratic pressure.
Can your grocery shop really save the world – and would you spend any more if it did?
Here’s a great set of articles by Andrew Laxon of the NZ Herald on the pros and cons of ethical shopping.
ELOISE GIBSON writes in Stuff.co.nz “A typical New Zealand-made coffee cup begins life in the forests of Russia, after which a Finnish company coats the paper in plastic and ships it to Henderson, West Auckland, where Huhtamaki shapes it into takeaway cups. The caffeine-loving public gets through about 180 million disposable cups a year, including […]
Nelson mum returns from Green Roadie film trip suggesting ‘Organic Nation’ for NZ Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 4:05pm Press Release: Emma Heke Award winning Nelson filmmaker, mum and passionate greenie Emma Heke and her seven year old son Connor are back from their South Island road trip filming other families who are living the green […]
Luminate will be held again this summer from 1-8 February at Canaan Downs. The earth-friendly festival of music, dance, art and culture has a focus on environmental sustainability, intentional community, knowledge sharing, creativity and inspiration, and is set in a mountain location surrounded by native bush. The vision for Luminate is for people to gather […]