Kelmarna Gardens

Kelmarna Gardens is an organic community farm in Auckland. Through rebuilding connections between our people and our food, we work to champion and demonstrate a regenerative local food system that supports environmental restoration, climate change mitigation, urban resilience and community wellbeing.Kelmarna Gardens occupies 1.7 hectares of publicly-owned land in Ponsonby, which includes substantial vegetable gardens, food forest, and pasture for livestock grazing.From this site we run a diverse range of activities, including:- varied volunteering programmes and roles- horticultural therapy for people with mental health needs or intellectual disability- farm education programme for schools- educational workshops for adults- Soil Factory, our community composting enterprise- on-site Farm Shop- produce sales to restaurants- community events- and more