5am! Yes, that's bloody early but it had to be done to get from Mahia Beach to the LIC Innovation Farm in time for the first day (of three) of Farming2020 ... and we did it. Remarkably the Google Maps got our arrival time down to the minute, and that included stop offs for photo taking!
We were both intrigued as to how this event would gel/clash with the ideas espoused by Dr Rosie Roberts at Silicon Mahia (in essence, on farm is dead because of the innovation coming) - the answer came with our chat with Peter, the driving force behind the Farming2020 event ... listen up.
ALL our photos for the tour are here: https://goo.gl/photos/zD9fHqiJryWUJqt18 - here's a few highlights from our day one visit to Farming2020: