New Zealand’s fruit and vegetable growers have a great story to tell. Many run inter-generational family businesses, where three or four generations of the same family have been caring for the land. They understand environmental sustainability, from years of record keeping and experience, and are early adopters of innovation; New...
A perfect storm is brewing for New Zealand’s supply of healthy fresh fruit and vegetables that could see us unable to feed our growing population with domestically grown produce, a report from Horticulture New Zealand says.
An environmental report released last week further substantiates Horticulture New Zealand’s concerns about ongoing urban and lifestyle block expansion into prime growing land, and shows that urgent action is required to slow this down.