95 bFM Greendesk in association with Framework (www.framework.org.nz) present Grow ‘n Show at Kelmarna Organic Gardens, 12 Hukanui Crescent, Herne Bay, Auckland on Feb 14th from 11am-3pm!

The purpose of Grow ‘N Show is to encourage our communities to get growing produce, get cooking/ baking/walking/cycling, and have a go at living a bit more sustainably. Slow Food Waitakere has been invited to participate and spread the word, so I will be there and I would love to have some company/support. If any of you is interested to come along please let me know (email: alessandra@clear.net.nz , or tel 814 8993) and we will have a slot at around 13:00. Otherwise just come along for the fun.

The show will feature speakers & presentations, live music, and refreshments – all in a family-friendly environment. There will also be judging in the following categories of home grown and home made produce;

Peas & Beans; Garlic & Onions; Roots & Tubers (potatoes, carrots etc); Fruiting Bodies (e.g. tomatoes, courgettes, eggplant, pumpkin, cucumber); Sundry (from cabbages to kings!); Summer Fruit; Lookey-Likey (covers all categories)

Cakes; Biscuits; Preserves/ Conserves; Cordials; Sundry; Novelty

There’ll be awards for the best heritage fruit/ vegetable; biggest pumpkin/ root vegetable/ marrow/ fruiting body; sweetest tasting and best looking produce; longest bean and most deformed vegetable.

All items must be displayed on a paper plate or similar, maximum 30 cm diameter. There’s a limit of 10 entrants per category. All entrants need to get their stuff to Kelmarna by 9.30am on the day of the event.


This is a walk to/ cycle to/ bus to event. There is no parking provided at the site. Please leave doggies at home too.


For more event info and a full list of speakers contact grownshow@gmail.com.