Category Archives: Food security

June Share & Swap

Last month’s neighbourhood Share & Swap was held in a local backyard where  fruit and vegetables grow abundantly all year round. Here, home-made  garden structures are created from recycled materials and  many common gardening problems are solved simply and organically. let’s take a quick tour of … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Food security, Gardening, Share and Swap | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Food preservation & food security

These past few weeks were spent preserving the last fruits of summer – pears, peaches and nectarines. Our neighbourhood enjoyed a fruit glut and we received over 100 kilos of fresh-picked, pesticide-free fruit which would otherwise have gone to waste. I started using the Fowlers … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Food security, Preserving, Waste | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments