Community Gardeners

Creating Community or Co-op Gardens are a great way to cut food costs

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Urban Farming – Feeding the Community

This beautiful NZ documentary from Happen Films. It’s the perfect antidote to the cynical narrative that says people are inherently selfish… This film will melt your heart. Guaranteed. It tells the inspiring story of a thriving hub helping to build resilience into its local community by farming in urban backyards, sewing with recycled materials, repairing bikes… Website www.commonunityproject.org.nz

Too many of our communities, here and around the world, are facing housing crises, food insecurity, social isolation, and more. In addition, the multiple impacts of the Covid pandemic and climate change are current and ongoing. How can we most effectively confront these challenges, and help our communities thrive in an economic system that leaves many feeling trapped in poverty?

Homeland Community Garden – Kerikeri

Homeland Community Garden in Kerikeri has been going strong for 20 years. Lida and Asha visited to speak to some of the long term volunteers about what makes the garden successful and why they enjoy being part of the community that gardens together.

A taste of Country in Suburbia

An interview on Radio NZ in Feb on a great story from the Waikato. Click here

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Christchurch urban garden

An amazing inititive from 2017 in Christchurch

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