After experience in business creating and running an organic mushroom farm, Bart Acres undertook an Masters in Planning to explore local sustainable food systems. Concerned with how a city can feed ourselves with nutritious food he established Otepoti Urban Organics – a local collective that aims for a healthy city. Now Bart aims to scale this up to his new community venture. Foodweb aims to make local farming worthwhile by facilitating the growth of local food production.
Shane’s number of the week: 97% The Greenland Ice Sheet is melting at an unprecedented rate says NASA – with 97% of it thawing during July.
Sam’s joined-up-thinking: The role of entrepreneurship and enterprise in education has been exercising Sam this week. He tells us why.