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Our Mission

We are a Charitable Trust committed to planting four fruit trees for every New Zealand citizen. This represents over 17 million trees.

Our goal is to teach sustainability- to our children, their children and ongoing generations of young Kiwi children through the planting of fruit trees.

We hold the future of the world in our own hands. The time to do this is now.

“You can solve all the world’s problems in a garden” Geoff Lawton, International permaculture teacher and consultant

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Fruit Not Chips

I often crave potato chips and have found a great solution to curb the desire.  Sometimes it seems easier to grab a bag of chips, however I am do not know of anyone who feels good after doing so and to think of all that stodge sitting in our stomachs and clogging our arteries.  Whenever I am on the run and am short of time to prepare lunch to take with me, I now grab a bag of fruit and eat that instead.  The other day I ate an entire bag of mandarins for $3 as an alternative to potato chips that would have cost me $4 at the gas station.  I felt so much better and as much as sometimes you think fruit isnt going to cut the mustard, it almost always certainly does.

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