The new year saw KaiBOX increase the number of boxes of organic, spray free fruit & vegetables it has been able to provide to customers.
Just as coordinator Cheryl Toka was thinking she’d do some advertising the word got out on Facebook and suddenly she had far more box requests than she could supply! So rather than advertise for customers the requests for growers went out sharpish, and good old Facebook came to the rescue again.
But more local growers are still needed to ensure a regular supply of quality produce throughout the year. If you grow on an organic, biodynamic, permaculture or spray-free basis in the Kaitaia area, and would be interested in working with Cheryl to fit your produce into the scheme please contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org
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