WHANGAREI WORKING BEE – earn time credits and help to build raised beds at He Awhi Rito, our new Environment Hub!
Where: He Awhi Rito, 8 First Ave, - next to Botanica / Fernery
When: Tuesday 19th Dec – start at 12pm
What: To build 4 raised beds with funder's money and plant veggies.
To Bring: Wear old clothes, gardening gloves,
Purpose: To establish a community raised bed garden in an area not prone to flooding, as per the funder’s criteria.
This raised bed garden will:
· assist in providing produce for local flood affected families,
· act as a show piece for those wishing to restore / establish a garden with food producing plants
· provide seeds / seedlings for local families to take home so they can re-plant their flood affected gardens and get vegetables growing.
· The hub building itself incorporates a workshop space that is ideal for running workshops to educate local families / communities on growing food.