Yes, it’s membership renewal time again! How time flies.
As usual, members joining or renewing before the end of August pay just $15 for membership for a household through until 30 June 2015. After August the price will return to the usual $20 per household – so be sure to catch this “special”!
There are more than 15 pollinators on this single flower (a Eucalypt) – including several native bee species, wasps, a fly and an ant.
By Karen Retra
Which pollinators visit your area? I bet you said bees, right?
European honey bees are great pollinators, but you might be surprised to hear they aren’t the only ones. Many other insects are pollinators too.
Border Mail feature about Kim Caunt
We sadly note the passing of foodie extraordinaire and Seed Savers member Kim Caunt.
The Border Mail ran a feature about Kim including some of her fabulous food adventures and many contributions to our community (4 April 2015, pages 30-31). Continue reading
Harvesting summer fruit
By Sue Brunskill
This summer we stayed at home instead of going away and I have really enjoyed making new recipes and turning the excess fruit into food for later, including labna, kefir and green drinks, and my usual plum products. I must say I only ever make things that are no fuss and easy to make, and also easy to use later.