Some interesting reading for your Sunday morning! http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2013/06/19/3784338.htm
To be held at the Masters hardware store Northland, Preston on the 26th Jan 2013 from 10am-6pm. Come on down, grab a drink and a sausage, have a chat and feel good knowing your helping FEED continue our work with the Phungmoche Monastry in Nepal.
Our sausages are supplied by the wonderfull Koallah Farm in western Victoria.
For more information see http://www.koallahfarm.com.au/?gclid=CNyV6dDD8LQCFYQipQodzVMA0A
See you there!
FEED is excited to share with you these photos of the Phungmoche greenhouse under construction in December 2012, just in time to plant a winter crop! We hope to return in April to see how the greenhouse stood up to a tough winter season and plan for the contruction of greenhouse no:2! To help us with the next phase of this project we are holding an Australia Day sausage sizzle at the Masters Northland store in Preston, so come along and grab a snag for a good cause!
So it’s getting to that time of the year again and FEED wanted to wish all of our supporters a very happy and safe holiday season!!
In the spirit of giving, please consider donating to FEED to help us put food on the table for the children at Phuongmoche Nepal.
Thank you for your ongoing support. Stay tuned for more exciting news in 2013!
Lots of love Dani, Hayley and Jamie
Might add some text but here’s a short video we made when we were in Nepal in September! Let us know what you think!
All three of us are back in Australia after an amazing trip!
We couldn’t be happier with the progress made with the partnership with the Phungmoche Monastery and greenhouse project work. We are proud to announce that we had numerous great meetings with everyone in the local community and left Nepal with concrete plans on constructing not 1, but now 2 greenhouses, which both sides will collaborate on. Photos to follow.
The addition of 2 greenhouses won’t solve, but will significantly reduce food shortages faced during the winter months and issues of malnutrition. The greenhouses will also act as a practical learning tool for the agriculture elective course at the school.
With the warm welcome by the Head Lama at Phungmoche and everyone in Junbesi, the time spent exceeded our expectations and has inspired us ever more. We look forward to working together in the future.
I have a feeling there might be a April 2013 trip coming up for FEED 🙂
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask us!!
Please don’t take our silence as a disappearance, because although we might have been away from the web, we’ve been working dutifully on our upcoming trip to Nepal.
Instead of going to build, we return to Nepal to revisit the greenhouse plans with the Phungmoche Monastery to make sure everything is appropriate, on-track and that everyone is fully committed to the realisation of the greenhouse.
We will be in Nepal for just under 3 weeks and will be crossing paths with the 2012 RMIT Nepal Study Tour participants.
Stay tuned to further updates and if you have any questions feel free to ask us!
Lastly, we have a new addition on our page and that is a PayPal donate button! No donation is too small and I’ll donations will go 100% to funding the greenhouse and the development of FEED.
Thanks for all your support!!!
FEED’S charity art auction held in December raised $3500! We are extremely grateful for all your generous support and contributions. This will go a long way to improving food security in the Junbesi community in Nepal.