Edible Gardens are acknowledged in the Papanui/Innes ward with the Edible Gardens Award.
The Papanui/Innes Edible Gardens Award for 2017 is an awards programme in partnership with the Canterbury Horticultural Society aimed at acknowledging and supporting individuals, schools and communities who are actively involved in the growing of their own food. The awards seek to encourage others to consider establishing a garden, either by themselves or with others.
Categories include Residential House, Residential Unit, School / Early Childhood Centre, and Community Garden.
This year, Special Awards will be given to the best of the following, First time entrant, Best Yield, Best Tomatoes and Sustainability.