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Sowing Seeds – Sounds Easy… — Mo’s Green Corner

  Spring! The busiest time in the garden as we’re doing most of the hard work sowing the seeds and planting for produce that will see us through summer. Tomatoes picked from the vine, salads coming straight from the garden – and oh my, those strawberries! But how many of us have tried to sow…… Continue reading Sowing Seeds – Sounds Easy… — Mo’s Green Corner

Community · Ecological footprinting · Food · Resources · Transport · Waste reduction

New Zealand’s ecological footprint, or why local food matters even more than you thought

Having just written about the ecological impact of fish (eating them, that is), it seems like a good time to take a look at the average New Zealand ecological footprint. Each aspect of your footprint can be expressed as global hectares (gha). A gha is a unit of Earth’s ability to produce resources or absorb…… Continue reading New Zealand’s ecological footprint, or why local food matters even more than you thought