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Te Reka o te Kai – Kai Atua

Te Reka o te Kai- Kai Atua publication will be launch during the Hikoi ki te Motu tour in 12 regions starting 9th September in Kaikohe. This guide has been compiled by Te Waka Kai Ora to introduce whanau to … Continue reading

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seeds are our future

For me, my philosophy is that I’m just really here for the seed for the future.  Seeds are our future, whether we’re talking about our own DNA, our own seed bank, seeds are our future.  Without seeds we haven’t got … Continue reading

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What size are the peruperu that you keep for seed?

Again, there are different variations and different theories on that as well.  I think if you can see that, that’s the ideal size. About the shape of an egg, yeah.  Ideal.  Too big and they’ve got too many eyes on…  Yeah, … Continue reading

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seed saving

My thing was when we first started gardening was to save seed.  Some things are easier to save seeds from, i.e. cabbages, caulis, broccolis, kale.  Things like lettuce are reasonably easy to save as well.  I do try to save … Continue reading

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