Keyword: Urban Foraging

Urban Foraging in New Zealand

Urban foraging is about making the most of food sources such as fruit trees in the public domain and reconnecting with the origin of our food. In New Zealand there is a growing collaborative movement encouraging the use and development of these resources.

There are a number of Google Maps available:

Whole of New Zealand
Edible Wellington – A Gatherer’s Guide
Nelson Marlborough Fruit Map
Otautahi Urban Foraging (Christchurch)

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See also the Community Gardens listings.

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Freedom Fruit Gardens

Freedom Fruit Gardens is the work of artist A.D.Schierning, it is a project that aims to plant edible gardens throughout New Zealand. Creating increased accessibility to the simple pleasure of harvesting and eating fruit straight from the tree. When given an apple you can eat an apple, whe …

Otautahi Urban Foraging

Free food is plentiful throughout Christchurch and Otautahi Urban Foraging group wants to help people find it. From the Google Food Map: “All over the city there is food that is being grown by nature, which falls on the ground and rots without being utilised. This group will function as a …

Nelson Marlborough Fruit Map – Open Orchards

Screen shot of the Open Orchards map on Google Maps

Discover local fruit and nut trees in the Nelson & Marlborough regions on the Open Orchards fruit map Read the full article »