Funny how things happen sometimes. About a year ago I wrote a column on Transition Towns - a grassroots movement started in the UK in 2006 that now involves over 2000 communities worldwide.
Let's be honest. We have serious environmental problems and we're not taking them very seriously.
Nelson Environment Centre started a programme called "Fresh Food for Life" last year. It aims to help kids to learn about preparing, cooking and sharing the produce they harvest from their nearest garden.
Montbretia is the object of my attention these days. With a name like that, you'd think it was something magical but no such luck.