Inside the Four Avenues – exhibition opens Wednesday 21 November, 5.30pm at Tūranga

Nearly eight years on, the yearning for a vibrant city centre still persists, but there is hope. Hope captured in the moments of collective celebration; the intimacy between two young students; the connection between friends and neighbours as they work, live and play – all within the boundaries of an inner city reinventing itself. In …

North Dakota woman donates 3,727 pounds of vegetables from community garden

Donna Stumphf stands outside her garden with some flowers given to her by a fellow gardener. (Photo: Donna Stumphf) The garden center donated a huge 4,000-square-foot pie-shaped plot at the edge of the community garden, as well as at least four dozen plants, including tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers and zucchini. Mary Jo Dilonardo Mnn November …

‘Summer House’ Star Carl Radke Starts Campaign To Save New York Community Garden

See video here. The garden has created a strong defense team led by attorney Norman Siegel and donations from Carl’s campaign will support their 5013c legal fund that will fight to preserve the area. OK Magazine Nov 8, 2018 Excerpt: The Elizabeth Street Garden (ESG) is a unique community garden with sculptures and statuary located …

Indoor neon-lit mushroom farms are New York’s hottest new food trend

Smallhold ‘farm’ unit at a Whole Foods store containing mushrooms. Photograph: Hannah Shufro Setting up a mini-farm is not cheap, prices start at $3,500, and there are cheaper generic indoor grow units available. By Laura Pitcher The Guardian 1 Nov 2018 Excerpt: Smallhold has been distributing their farms through partner restaurants and markets, including Manhattan’s …

Podcast – DANCEability

Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from New Zealand’s only specialist human rights radio show Speak up – Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. Join Rodney Bell (internationally-renowned wheelchair dancer and founding member of Touch Compass), Lyn Cotton (Founder and Artistic Director of Jolt Dance Company) and Jo Casey (Regional …