Food for free
There are a number of free food sources around Taranaki. If you are in need of food please get in touch with one of the great community groups below. Or, if you have excess do the same!
Free food opportunities
Free food projects and options include:
Food is Free Project - surplus garden veg or fruit for free in various neighborhood locations.
Kai Kitchen - a place that aims to alleviate child poverty through Kai and kindness in Hawera.
Neighbourly - has a local group where people can swap food (excess fruit, vegies, baking etc..) or beverages (Kombucha, juices, wine, coffee etc..) with like minded neighbours.
On the House - distributing quality surplus food weekly in New Plymouth to those in need.
Salvation Army - providing a food Bank and support services in New Plymouth & Hāwera
Volunteering opportunities to grow, learn and share include community gardens:
E Kai - Eltham
Inglewood Community Gardens - Inglewood. Contact Pat Julian: email@example.com
New Start Gardens - New Plymouth
Parihaka Papakāinga - Parihaka
Te Moeone garden at Katere Marae, New Plymouth.
Community and Accessible Orchards: