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River Recipes No.1: Forager’s Frittata

Miranda’s ‘Forager’s Frittata’ Head to the garden/fridge to gather a selection of the following: - Greens: Kale, spinach, chives, parsley, rosemary, rocket, edible flowers - Vegies: Tomatoes, Courgette and Onions and/or any leftover vegies available - Cheese: Feta, blue cheese and/or cheddar cheese - Egg Mix: 12 eggs and ¾ cup of cream whisked [...]

By | 2017-05-30T04:55:42+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Biophilia – Good for the Soul

Biophilia - Good for the Soul Biophilia (definition): human’s innate tendency to seek connections with nature (Wilson 1984). A philosophy that receives little attention, but has become recognised as an innate species trait. Biophilia is by the very word strongly attached to biology, but in recent years it seems to have become almost an art. [...]

By | 2017-05-30T05:00:23+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Institutional Knowledge, Like Great Wine, Takes A While To Mature

The other day we had some overnight rain, with some falling in the headwaters of the Rangitikei River. The next morning we had a rafting trip, and a decision had to be made on whether the trip would proceed or be cancelled. Over the years we have adopted a number of indicators that foretell [...]

By | 2017-05-30T21:22:07+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Food, Farms and Chickens

Food, Farms and Chickens As I have got older, I have become increasingly concerned about food. Now, a part of that involves me probably eating too much of it, but that is not all. No, the main concern is the industrialisation of our food. This industrialisation invariably involves highly processed items on super market [...]

By | 2017-05-30T21:23:24+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Three Magic Days in the Headwaters

Three Magic Days in the Headwaters The headwaters of the Rangitikei River on the central North Island of New Zealand can be a magic place. From the 16th to the 18th of December I got to experience it once again. Headwater trips always inspire me, and leave me wondering how I can soon repeat [...]

By | 2017-05-30T21:29:04+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

What is an Industry?

What is an Industry? There is little doubt that in our industry - wait, hold on, a little aside here, don't you think the word "industry" is inappropriate when used to describe professions or callings that work with nature? Industries to my mind are mining, manufacturing, telecommunications, transport, areas of an economy that don't [...]

By | 2017-05-30T21:30:14+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments