Why grow vegetables?
Caring for the land is mutually nourishing.
Vegetables can connect us to our places and cultures.
Vegetables can attract pollinators and other beneficial insects
Growing vegetables can reduce our food miles and plastic packaging, so reduces our carbon footprint
Looking after land, improving soil health, growing vegetables, restoring nature, all give Taiao (nature) the qualities to sustain life and wellbeing
Vegetables provide highly nutritious food that gives people health and wellbeing connected to nature.
Growing vegetables can give us a sense of achievement, by working outside and growing a beautiful vegetable patch.
They allow us to save money and be more resilient to rising food costs and supply disruptions.