farmers markets

Whangarei Growers Market

Two part video describing the evolution of the Whangarei Growers Market. These two individuals, the driving force behind this thriving local food market.

If you are interested in local food distribution, as a tool for building local resilience into your community, this video in two parts is one not to miss. These are motivated kiwi blokes with a get up and go attitude and they have built a successful business on a simple model.

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Farmer in Chief - Changing Food, Changing Climate, Addressing Peak Oil

Here is the video of Michael Pollan being interviewed on Web 2.0 Summit. When you have watched this to the end, and been inspired by the possibilities, take a look at and specifically the Ooooby Store


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If you don't have fast broadband, you can get some of the information from the following letter to the President (Which obama read and quoted from just prior to the election). The letter doesnt however talk about the exciting changes at the social level, which is where the opportunities are for people involved in initiatives like Transition Towns.Michael Pollan, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, is the Knight Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Source: Eco Literacy » Read more

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