Category Archives: Interest Group

Childhood Xmas Food Memories

Tuesday 8th December saw the final meeting of the Food Interest Group in 2015 and we all agreed it has been a wondrous time of new friendships and fascinating discoveries about what we eat and drink. Our topic for this … Continue reading

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All about fungi

Tuesday November 10th saw the Food Appreciation Group meeting to discuss and learn about fungi, something we have all seen specimens of but which, if you are like us, will discover that you know very little about. They are an … Continue reading

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Visiting the Mayfield Hinds Irrigation Scheme

On Thursday October 8th, 24 members of the Natural History group went on a trip to the Mid Canterbury Irrigation. We were accompanied by Hamish Tait, the General Manager of Mayfield Hinds Irrigation Ltd, who was ably assisted by two … Continue reading

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Food Appreciation groups talks edible weeds

On Tuesday October 13th the Food Interest Group had their monthly meeting and our topic for discussion was ‘Edible Weeds.’   By the end of the meeting I had a far greater appreciation of these humble little plants who truly are … Continue reading

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Food Appreciation Group talks coconuts

Tuesday 8th September was the date of the 2nd meeting of the Food Interest Group and what an interesting and fun meeting it was. The joy of no longer being in the flush of youth means we are all full … Continue reading

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