Highlighting women’s role in horticulture

Highlighting women’s role in horticulture

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the October 2020 issue of The Orchardist. Women play vital roles in all spheres of horticulture from growing to industry leadership, but their contributions are not always visible and that needs addressing, believes...
Helping women back into work

Helping women back into work

By Elaine Fisher This article was first published in the September 2020 issue of The Orchardist. The economic impacts of Covid-19 have been disproportionately hard onwomen, who account for 90% of those no longer employed, according toStatistics New Zealand’s June...
Central Otago Women in Hort doubles Membership

Central Otago Women in Hort doubles Membership

Over 30 women from Tarras to The Teviot Valley traveled to a Central Otago Women in Hort event held on March 18th. The event, supported by Women in Horticulture aimed to bring the region’s women together. The diverse group included growers of stonefruit and...