A very interesting fact here is that while drafting this column, the dictionary for spell check couldn’t find the word permaculture.┬áBack home, my brother is converting his vineyard into a permaculture one, which takes years to accomplish in order to bring back the life to the soil beneath the plants, drenched by too many years … Read more

This morning I chocked on my croissant when I came across that article from the South China Morning Post. Without even starting to debate on local and organic food, which is what the article is all about, I found way too easy to stigmatize Hong Kong new-born organic scene with the stereotype “urbanites in search … Read more

Growing love at Emmanuel Homes

March 9th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Charity | Daily life... - (6 Comments)

It has been a while since the funds gathered on this very blog made their way to Emmanuel Homes in Kudat, Malaysia. After a long-overdue update, here is what the money you gave for the children of Emmanuel Homes have become. Howard and the kids have built a massive vegetable patch and have so far … Read more

Another strong memories I have to share with you is a very rare sight. The “birth” of a new vine plant. Our family owns a vineyard for more than 60 years (yes, that’s a lot of wine to drink! :) ) and we’re cultivating and vinifying two major kinds of grapes which are growing particularly … Read more

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