Today the 28th August and tomorrow we have Treetech moving trees that are growing in the Kaiapoi east red zone to the Kaiapoi Food Forest.
Fruit trees go from feeding one family to feed a community.
Whilst it is costing $7500 which is coming out of a promised $30K from Council, we think that it is money well spent.. for a number of reasons.
- The families that moved off their land, leaving behind a wonderful legacy…lots of fruit trees…mature fruit trees.
- The fruit trees are in areas that in time will be sports fields and in the way…so more than likely would be cut down and mulched.
- The trees are mature and will provide fruit straight away.
- The moving of trees will provide a kick start to the food forest, so we can start having students visit and soon after events.
If you would like to learn more about food forests, permaculture, would you like to help care for the food forest, donate trees and plants or donate some funds.. please make contact