Angela Clifford: the foodie farmer passionate about sustainability

For North Canterbury farmer, educator, entrepreneur and foodie , there's never a dull moment.

She lives with her husband Nick and their three children on a busy six-and-a-half hectare permaculture property, where they grow more than 60 varieties of fruit and vegetables and raise chickens, turkeys, ducks, sheep, bees, cows and pigs.

"If it wasn't for coffee and chocolate I'd probably be self-sufficient," she jokes.

Four times a year, Angela runs growing workshops at the small family farm that sits amongst vineyards and paddocks in the Waipara Valley.

Workshops cover harvesting, preserving, composting, planning, pruning, sowing and propagating.

"We are particularly interested in showing people how they can grow their own food because we think it has huge importance moving forward, particularly around food resilience."

Continue reading full article or listen to Angelas interview with RNZ here

And you can get to know Angela through her Realness profile HERE