Free Food New Zealand


Free Food New Zealand

A group dedicated to the spread of the growth of free food in all human settlements. Free public food forests, community gardens, home gardens, edible landscaping and any other means that gets the idea that food should be freely available across.

Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Members: 82
Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2014

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Manual for creating a community Food Forest on public land 3 Replies

I developed a "Manual for creating a community Food Forest on public land" YOU want create a community Food Forest on public land.You read…Continue

Tags: land, public, Forest, Food, community

Started by Andy. Last reply by Teiny Winehausen Jun 9, 2013.

Identify mushrooms 1 Reply

Please help to identify the mushrooms that grow at Awhi Farm. …Continue

Started by Andy. Last reply by Kelly Ronayne May 11, 2013.

Food freedom - food sovereignty - "free" trade must end!

Please sign this petitions oooby members!…Continue

Tags: justice, trade, sovereignty, food

Started by Andrea Brower May 11, 2012.

So how are freedom forests going? 5 Replies

I went to an "exhibition" a year ago and supported a submission to Christchurch City council to develop freedom fruit parks in poor suburbs, does any one now where this is at nationally?Very keen to…Continue

Started by George Aorangi Stanley. Last reply by Diane Emerson Apr 26, 2011.

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Comment by Dirt Doctor Jacob&Hana on November 25, 2010 at 2:52pm
Anyone know who to get in touch with at WCC about community orchards? We have perfect spots for fruit trees along the pedestrian walkways on our street. I know Brooklyn has done something similar...
Comment by Steph Hamilton on October 22, 2010 at 9:36pm
What a fantastic idea!! I whole heartedly support this idea and am keen to learn more about how this could develop further. We have been asleep for too long!!! :)
Comment by Fredd Marshall on August 30, 2010 at 9:53am
Hey George, thanks for the link. That's very very welcome.

I'm updating and refreshing the web presence of Free Food New Zealand over the next week or two to synchronise all of its different bits, facebook, twitter, with the website itself, because it has suffered from a bit of neglect.
Comment by George Aorangi Stanley on August 30, 2010 at 9:07am
I r(e)found a link to free-dom fruit gardens and think this might inspire a
Comment by George Aorangi Stanley on August 9, 2010 at 1:31pm
I mulched my kerb and planted potatoes Riwai heritage ones I had three grumpy aggressive council guys with "order" to remove the hazzard hence the appealing to CCC city plan ludicious really neighbour has native grasses on her kerb???? Got to love the challenge though
Comment by Richard Morgan on August 7, 2010 at 11:53pm
I saw a piece on a british town where the locals are planting vegetables and fruit all over the city even in council flower beds, beside parks and on abandoned land, their council is now on board, would love to see something like that here in New Zealand

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