Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Growers' tales told

The Sons of the Soil book launch was held in the Pukekohe Library on Wednesday afternoon. Authors Ruth Lam and Lily Lee addressed more than 50 people in attendance before presenting local groups with a copy of the hardcover book. Sons of the Soil tells the stories of more than 100 Chinese men and women from market gardening communities all around New Zealand, covering the social and community history spanning more than 140 years. Reporter Natalie Polley went along to the launch . . Last updated 09:29 25/09/2012 http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/franklin-county-news/7723782/Growers-tales-told Waikaot Times
Pukekohe ladies, from left, Megan Fong, Stella Sue, Chee Sue, Mei Lan Young and Anna Young were at the cook launch as their families are all in the market gardening industry.

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