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Kaiapoi Food Forest

The Kaiapoi Food Forest is the only community led project that has taken Red Zone land and turned into an awesome park filled with food. We will share our journey in pictures and stories where in just over three years the local residents and businesses have donated over 3000 trees and plants. In that time we are producing over 3000 kilos of food, installed a range of amenities, set up a fruit and vege stand for people to share surplus. We deliver multiple education programs to visiting school and interested groups. We host 6 fun events throughout the year, ranging from the Wellbeing Festival in February too the Strawberry Fair in December. We grow food in a sustainable way, for those interested we can help you set up a food forest in your own backyard, in your local park or in your school. In 2020 we were named New Zealand Gardeners of the Year.