Urban Farming

Kiwi quarter acre backyard paradise transformed into urban farm

[04 June/Stuff NZ] Carl and Kati Freeman turned their urban Taranaki 0.1 hectare property into an urban farm growing organic vegetables two years ago and now they want to help others do the same. The Freeman couple used $1000 capital to transform their lawn into a vegetable patch, which now produces over 25 varieties of...

Auckland city plans green farms

[31 May/Farmers Weekly] Auckland City Council plans to use its 1500 hectares of farmed land to demonstrate and pass on proven technological innovation to the region’s farmers. The planning initiative will allow the council to try new technology that commercial farmers may find too risky to try out. For example the council has already installed...