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The latest tips and stories from our Wonky Team & Community.

Bountiful Brussels sprouts
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4 Recipes That Will Have You Loving Brussels Sprouts

Not sold on Sprouts? Here's everything you need to know about NZ grown Brussels sprouts and how to enjoy them.

Grower picking pear
Grower Journal
A Tale of 'Pear'serverance

Industry size standards almost left 5,000kgs of Gisborne kiwifruit to end up as waste. Here's how some peculiar pears and tiny kiwis ended up in your Boxes.

Tips & How To's
6 Easy Recipes to Eat Your Way Back into Routine

Getting back into routine is easier than you think with these 6 simple lunch and dinner recipes for busy days.

Watermelon rinds low waste recipe
Tips & How To's
From Waste to Taste: How to use Watermelon Rind

There's more to watermelon than the juicy pink flesh. Give these 3 clever waste reducing rind recipes a try.

Wonky News

Autumn Veggie Guide

As Autumn arrives, it brings chiller winter months. But it's not all bad news! The cold weather creates a great environment for growing an array of cooler winter crops.

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Tips & How To's

Check out some of these insights, tips, and tricks for a low-waste lifestyle.

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Fighting Waste

Discover our community's latest news, inspiring stories, and innovative practices.

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Wonky News

Discover impactful solutions, practical tips, and inspiring stories to combat food waste.

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Grower Journal

Hear from growers who are sending their produce to Wonky Box in a bid to reduce food waste.

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Grower Journal

Hear from growers who are sending their produce to Wonky Box in a bid to reduce food waste.

Grower picking pear
Grower Journal
A Tale of 'Pear'serverance

Industry size standards almost left 5,000kgs of Gisborne kiwifruit to end up as waste. Here's how some peculiar pears and tiny kiwis ended up in your Boxes.

Grower Journal
A Frosty Start To The Asparagus Harvest

We know winter is well and truly over when we see local asparagus in the box! Although the 100-day harvest is well underway now, the battle against the weather hasn't been particularly easy.

Grower Journal
An Unusual Citrus Harvesting Season

Read about our collaboration with our first Gisborne citrus grower to supply Wonky Box and the unusual harvesting season they've been experiencing.

Grower Journal
How To Fix A Leek

Following the January 2023 Auckland floods, this grower faced a challenging situation with their crop of leeks. Here's the journey they went on to ensure no food was lost.

Grower Journal
Cyclone Gabriel's Impact on a Hastings Orchard

How a fruitful partnership emerged from the destruction of Cyclone Gabriel. Meet Hugh & Mary, suppliers of Wonky Boxes Kiwifruit!

Grower Journal
From Spuds to Sprouts

Hear about Alan and Andrea Buchanan journey as they expand their 25-year-old business, taking on the brussel sprout market with determination and success.

FIGHT FOOD WASTE.
SUPPORT GROWERS.
EAT WONKY.

1/3 of food globally is wasted and it’s estimated that up to 40% of produce grown doesn’t leave the farm gate.

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