For many, the macro scale of our planetary challenges are too immense, yet when we chunk things down to a micro level, and work locally we can feel very empowered, especially when functioning together growing our own sustenance out of our own back yard. Eg. ooooby.ning.comWe benefit by eating far more healthily, gain knowledge of nature and about growing things, learn new recipes, become physically fit, share with our neighbors and kin and in particular, cooperate together.Listen to how, a good keen couple have teamed up with others to negotiate a way of obtaining urban land, pioneering and gardening it in such a way that as a working model, it can be easily replicated.
When we have the will to communicate our needs, it is quite possible that across the city and urban environment, community gardens can spring up like mushrooms.
Darren Millington of Urban Abundance & Megan Beard of Whole Health Hinemoa; growing localised gardens.