Congratulations to Yiwei Song for guessing the correct weight of our giant pumpkins - 186.05 kg! Well done! Yiwei is pictured here at Matakana Farmers Market with his prize, a basket of zero waste goodies worth $100. The pumpkins attracted such a lot of attention and were very popular with the kids who loved sitting on them!
We are delighted to have raised $391 in the competition, which will go towards our new composting project on site at Lawrie Rd. More details on that soon.
Join us at the Matakana Farmers Market this Saturday and make your guess on how much these 3 enormous pumpkins weigh. $2 per entry and the closest guess will win a basket of zero waste goodies.
Afterwards the pumpkins will be auctioned off - we are sure someone will love them to carve for halloween!
This is a fundraiser for Mahurangi Wastebusters new compost project. We are setting up a composting facility at our Lawrie Road Community Recycling Centre. We'll be collecting compostable waste from the Matakana Farmers Market and local businesses and turning it into beautiful compost for the garden.
We are grateful to Pam McLaren and Keith Trotter who grew these amazing pumpkins! Thank you!
We're devoted to zero waste, and have wonderful local, wastebusters like Trish Allen, who will be sharing tips on reducing waste and keeping you up to date with what is happening at our Lawrie and Rustrybrook Road sites.