Socially (ir)Responsible Enterprise

I have spent the last 13 years working in community development in Outback Australia and there is one thing I have noticed…things aren’t getting better, despite best intentions and millions of dollars and some good ideas. The reason I believe is that the model for community development is flawed, fundamentally, because we have government and…

Organic Coffee & Tea

THE Hungry Spirit is now happily serving organic fair trade coffee made on organic milk and served in unique and gorgeous cups we have collected over the years! We offer a choice of three different blends: Serenity:A medium bodied decaf that has sweet fruit and nut, soft chocolate with caramel sugars completed by being organically…

Kids In THE Garden

We had a gorgeous hour and a half in THE Hungry Spirit garden with 7 children aged 2-9 on 24th September for our Kids In THE Garden Workshop. Together we enjoyed learning about worms, picking cabbages and mulberries (their red fingers and lips gave the sneaky picking away!), digging in the dirt, planting seeds, transplanting seedlings and…

Don’t Forget Zone 4

When we are focusing on our own backyards it is easy to forget that there is a zone 4 (permaculture concept) out there that is full of abundance if you are willing to look for it – even in a semi arid zone. We are always looking for ‘free food’ beyond our borders. This week Michael found…