• Angela Clifford

    Angela Clifford is one of the driving forces behind Eat New Zealand. She’s committed to bringing together New Zealand food on this national platform. She believes in the power of collaboration and also in the ability of individuals to make an extraordinary difference if they pursue something they love. With a long career in food & wine she lives in North Canterbury with her family on their beloved permaculture small farm called The Food Farm. There they feed themselves and teach others how to grow their own food. She hopes for a resilient food future for her community & country, and to one day be able to grow celeriac successfully. IG: @thefoodfarmnz

  • Articles by Angela Clifford:

    • Garden farms or farming gardens

      Garden farms or farming gardens. I like this description. It’s an apt way of thinking about The Food Farm. Over the last 15 years, it has inhaled and exhaled to suit our lives: from selling at markets to feeding ourselves to feeding a larger community and back to extended whānau.

    • Kernel of truth

      Filed alphabetically, the lack of uniformity in packet type and size has me undone. As I rifle through them, the misshapen envelopes slip out of line revealing handwritten words as little post-it notes from friends.

    • Submerged

      It was a chef who rowed me out to the conversation and it was another who pushed me over the side of the boat when I refused to jump. But it was a fisherman who held me under, until the water filled my lungs and the shock of the truth dilated my pupils beyond recognition.

    • Return to Parihaka.

      Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua: I walk backwards into the future with my eyes fixed on my past.

    • Wild Food Love

      By Angela Clifford As a family, we love mushroom hunting, and from open paddocks for ‘fieldies’ to forests for porcini, North Canterbury provides no end of habitat for adventure.

    • Christchurch Eats – Mumbaiwala

      By Angela Clifford. Hereford Street in Christchurch seems a long way from the boisterous streets of Mumbai, India, renowned for it’s street food culture, lines of people gathering at busy roadside stalls to fuel themselves with delicious bite sized snacks on the go. But the interior of Mumbaiwala – Indian Street Kitchen, makes a good attempt […]