15 Aug 2018

Auckland urban sprawl may hit vege growers hard - report

From Morning Report, 7:35 am on 15 August 2018

Would you fork out almost 6 bucks for a lettuce? The horticulture industry says you might have to in the not too distant future. A new report is predicting fresh fruit and vegetables prices could jump by 50 percent if Auckland's urban sprawl isn't reined in Eva Corlett spoke to a grower whose family has been producing vegetables in the food bowl of Pukekohe for 60-odd years.