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Kiwis missing out on ‘heritage’ foods

3News
Wednesday 19 Mar 2014 10:31a.m.

Kay Baxter, director of the Koanga Institute, is on a mission to save New Zealand’s heritage seeds.

She’s touring the country to share her knowledge about what we’ve lost in plant variety, food, and gardening.

“The United Nations estimated 20 years ago we’d already lost 90 percent of our heritage vegetables that we had 100 years before,” she says. “What we’re losing are the food plants that were selected and bred over many thousands of years to nourish us.”
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Wanting to help the Koanga Institute mission to save the New Zealand’s Heritage seeds; click on the website link below.
www.koanga.org.nz
And feel free donate or join as member on the Koanga webpage.