Story: Market gardens and production nurseries

Stack-and-wrap race, Ohakune Carrot Carnival

Stack-and-wrap race, Ōhakune Carrot Carnival

The annual Ohakune Carrot Carnival, held in the last week of July, is a day that celebrates the contribution that market gardening makes to Ohakune's economy. The carnival includes team races like this carrot and parsnip stacking and wrapping challenge.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Other outdoor crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 August 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008