Waimakariri Events

Kaiapoi Food Forest Open Planting Day

16th September
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Event Details

Creating a food forest is an exercise in connecting people, increasing resilience and sustainability, reducing net migration, improving living quality, creating jobs, strengthening mental and physical health, upskilling youth, attracting tourists and generating profit for Kaiapoi and the Waimakariri District.

10am - Gate opens
10.30am - Welcome and blessing
10.45am - Planting fruit trees and plants, spreading compost and mulch
12.00 noon - Picnic lunch

Wear closed-in shoes or gumboots and bring your own shovel and gloves if you'd like to get hands-on.

Please bring along a bundle of newspapers which will be used between the layers of compost and mulch, this will assist in keeping weeds at bay.

Bring along a blanket and picnic, or visit one of our wonderful cafes and purchase a coffee and food and bring that along.

People and businesses have asked if they can purchase a tree and plant that?… we love this idea as we believe this would further connect the community, the businesses and the people to the food forest…

We only have one condition and that is we have some trees that we have lots of .. so call us first before purchasing a tree and we will give you a list of trees that we would like you to bring along and plant. Call (03) 3270066 or (027) 2224767 or email brent@kai.net.nz

More info please visit http://kai.net.nz/