Carl and Kati Freeman opened their urban garden in New Plymouth on Saturday. 09-TDN-CAR01 The Americarna display in New Plymouth CBDCarl Freeman makes a living from urban farming, and fellow gardeners were keen to hear his tips on Saturday. GLENN JEFFREY/STUFF Carl and Kati Freeman with a homemade hoe during a tour of Frankleigh Park garden. READ MORE:* Taranaki backyard vege farmers awarded $100k research grant* Kiwi quarter acre backyard paradise transformed into urban farm* Urban kai growing initiative joins forces with Housing New ZealandThey are part of the Farm Next Door group, which Freeman coordinates. Earlier this year, a partnership between Farm Next Door, Massey University, and Bashford Nicholls Trust was given a $100,000 research grant to promote the urban farm movement.
Source: Stuff February 23, 2020 16:30 UTC