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Vision & Mission

Our Vision: Skills based food education is available to every New Zealand child

Our mission:


To be the leading facilitator for the delivery of food education / literacy resources and knowledge in New Zealand


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Our Purpose:

To establish a programme to train and educate children in New Zealand in the practice of

  • Creating gardens growing fruit and vegetables
  • Harvesting the bounty of the gardens
  • Cooking the produce, using kitchen equipment they have been shown how to safely use, to produce delicious food
  • Sharing the food they have prepared around the table with their classmates, teachers and volunteers
  • Sharing their accomplishments through writing and images
  • To develop operating and training materials for schools, teachers and volunteers to facilitate the rollout of Garden to Table throughout NZ
  • To engage with the appropriate authorities to lobby for the inclusion of gardening and cooking in all schools

Garden to Table Annual Reports:

Garden to Table Annual Report 2016

Garden to Table Annual Report 2015

Garden to Table Annual Report 2014