Pete Russell and James Samuel ~ Out Of Our Own Back Yard

Interviewed by Tim LynchOctober 20, 2010
Share this on a NZ initiative out of Waiheke Island, is revitalising localized community, connection with neighbors and in particular a revolution around food.

Using today's web technology, Ooooby connects people together in a supportive collaboration. This resulting synergy is bringing innovation to food production, distribution and eating - resulting in goodwill and camaraderie by working towards a more healthy, coherent lifestyle and community.

Using their website with over 3,000 members this interface of sharing and social networking offers ways in which to participate and serve community life across local areas.


  • >Blogs on what is happening locally, and street wise
  • You can join the poultry group learning about chickens to chooks
  • The honey bee group
  • Learn huge amounts from gardening tips
  • And recipes for tasty dishes and healthy living.

And now distributing across town a box, 'The Box' of fresh grown vital food that ultimately is showing the way to community sufficiency.

Out Of Our Own Back Yard, is a food focused network that also interfaces with Transition Towns. This grass roots way builds community that establishes more sustainable options, for our collective future.

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Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch, is a New Zealander, who is fortunate in that he has whakapapa, or a bloodline that connects him to the Aotearoan Maori. He has been involved as an activist for over 40 years - within the ecological, educational, holistic, metaphysical, spiritual & nuclear free movements. He sees the urgency of the full spectrum challenges that are coming to meet us, and is putting his whole life into being an advocate for todays and tomorrows children. 'To Mobilise Consciousness.'

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