Thank you to everyone who visited our gardens and attended our events for the 2021 Taranaki Garden Festival.

Homegrown Kitchen with Nicola Galloway - CANCELLED!

Nicola Galloway is an award-winning food writer and author of four cookbooks, including her most recent and highly acclaimed, Homegrown Kitchen. She is the food editor for, and writes a monthly recipe column for NZ Gardener magazine.

Nicola is an avid sourdough baker, fermenter and preserver, and regularly teaches cooking workshops on these subjects around New Zealand.

She lives in Nelson with her family on a suburban quarter acre with over 25 fruit and nut trees, vegetable gardens and free-range chooks. It is Nicola’s abundant garden that provides inspiration for the recipes she shares.


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