Connect with groups active in growing food, sharing knowledge, and increasing access to good kai in the Whau Local Board area.
WORKSHOPS | Avondale Community Action run cooking and preserving workshops in Avondale, have a preserving kit and a community dinners kit available to borrow, and are one of the organisations behind Feed the Streets in Avondale.
PRESERVING | DISTRIBUTION | Community Fruit Harvesting is a charity that picks unwanted fruit from backyards and orchards around New Zealand and shares it with those in need. They also run workshops on preserving excess fruit.
EAT LOCAL | Green Bay Street Food aims to bring the Green Bay community together by way of quality street food options.
GROWING | La Rosa Gardens Community Orchard is a community orchard located in La Rosa Gardens, Green Bay, and cared for by a group of local residents.
GROWING | GBRRA led the creation of the community edible gardens at West Auckland Toy Library.
GROWING | WORKSHOPS | EcoMatters is a community eco hub based at Olympic Park in New Lynn. EcoMatters has community gardens and a food forest you can visit anytime, and runs workshops on growing and preserving food.
DISTRIBUTION | Generation Ignite runs a food bank, accompanied by community meals prepared by volunteers, to serve at-risk youth and their families in the Whau area.