Kāpiti Community Garden Parties are taking place across the district through late summer and autumn. Free workshops, activities and festivities are happening in eight gardens across Kāpiti from Feb 13th - April 15th. It’s about gardening, but also recognising the wider role community gardens can play in community building, education and encouraging local food production. Each party is a unique reflection of the community and the garden.
Garden Parties: because community gardens are about more than gardening
Hannah Zwartz reflects on travelling to US and Cuba hoping to find a magic formula for community gardening. She explains the rationale behind our Community Garden Parties and introduces what's coming up first - at the Māoriland Hub and Moa Orchard Gardens. Read More
Gardens help you get through
See photos and stories of the parties so far:
Taiao Tuesday provided an inspiring mix of korero and kai, in-between admiring the newly established Māoriland Community Garden. Read more and see photos
MOA Orchard: Jeep Rd Domain, Raumati South, Saturday 24 February.
The weather smiled and crowds turned out for Raumati South’s Community Garden Party at MOA orchard. The afternoon began with a walking talking workshop from Cree Hatfield, rolling into a picnic dinner and music. Read more and see photos