The Papanui–Innes Community Board is committed to encouraging the growth of localised food production. The Board’s active and ongoing support for activities and initiatives that build strong and resilient communities is a priority.
We are also keen to support and grow our relationships with local primary schools championing the next generation to grow their own food, nurture their environment, themselves and others.
In partnership with the Canterbury Horticultural Society, the Edible Gardens Award within the Papanui–Innes ward is a wonderful way to acknowledge and celebrate those local residents, schools and communities who are passionate about their gardens and their bountiful harvests.
Chairperson, Papanui–Innes Community Board
Canterbury Horticultural Society endorses the Papanui–Innes Ward for its innovation in creating the Edible Garden Awards. To plant seeds and grow vegetables and fruit successfully is to have the knowledge to feed yourself. In today’s world growing what you eat allows for you to know what you are eating, caring for body and mind.
President, Canterbury Horticultural Society