Passion N Place

Kane Hogan on his bike @ No.37 Community Garden

Kane Hogan – The Urban Gardner

By LK-Admin | 14 August, 2019

This month we talk with Kane Hogan aka The Urban Gardner who is passionate about creating sustainable local food eco-systems, enhancing food security and community well-being. He has been working on developing the gardens at No. 37 Community House, hosting weekly gardening classes where people are invited to come together, potter in the garden and develop seed raising, composting and permaculture skills.

He has a background of running The Urban Gardner as a social enterprise with his ex-partner in Oxford, New Zealand and has developed his skills through the Koanga Institute and various other permaculture initiatives. He’s passionate about creating sustainable, resilient food eco-systems and connecting communities to become more caring and self-sufficient. Alongside this he’s a talented singer/songwriter and a natural philosopher, during our chat we talked about finding our passions and purpose, developing meaningful connections in our community and how we might empower sustainable communities in the future.

Emma Sherie serving cake at CommuniTea

Emma Sherie – CommuniTea

By LK-Admin | 23 July, 2019

In our first edition of Passion N Place we catch-up with Emma Sherie, co-founder of CommuniTea and our fantastic Buller District Library Manager. We talk with Emma about her background and journey, her passions, the founding of CommuniTea and the change she would like to see in the world around her. As Emma states: “Embrace […]