Animals in Permaculture, Food & Seasonal eating, Permaculture principles and ethics, Waste reduction & re-use

How to Create a Good Home for Backyard Chickens (The Basics)

You've decided to get chooks for the backyard, and you're ready for all the good stuff your new girls will have to offer. Chickens are wonderful multifunctional additions to any permaculture system. They convert food scraps into nutritious eggs, produce garden fertiliser & assist with insect pest control. They are also friendly, quirky creatures that… Continue reading How to Create a Good Home for Backyard Chickens (The Basics)

Food & Seasonal eating

Damn Delicious Zucchini Soup

A very yummy soup recipe to nourish your body and embrace your zucchini glut (it freezes very well!). Ingredients 5 medium zucchini1-2 tablespoons olive oil1 large onionGarden Bouquet Garni- combination of herbs from the garden (e.g chives, thyme, bay leaves, parsley) in gauze to infuse and remove when cooked2 cups good quality beef stock or consommé… Continue reading Damn Delicious Zucchini Soup