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“As a result of what I do in my coaching workshops and Grow Inspired Academy membership, my students are empowered to grow their own nourishing organic food and drastically reduce their waste.

I am seeking people who are ready to transform their lives by eating fresh, nutrient-rich food picked from their own back garden, the way nature intended.

I want to connect with people and businesses ready to make a difference to the world by eliminating the useless rubbish they send to landfill and instead, putting goodness back into the soil to complete nature’s healthy cycle.

I am passionate about sustainable living, nutrient-rich food production and large-scale organic garden development, with experience spanning over three decades.

My mission is to inspire others to grow their own food.”

– Claire Mummery, Founder –

Regular columnist in New Zealand Herald’s VIVA Magazine – Be Well supplement

Grow Well with Claire Mummery

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Sustainability is at the very heart of Claire’s approach. As a passionate advocate for organic principles, Grow Inspired and the Grow Inspired Academy get results without chemicals.

Claire uses Effective Microorganisms (EM), Bokashi and natural pest deterrents to create and maintain rich soils with a structure that supports healthy plant growth.

Based on Waiheke Island, Auckland, and available for consultation globally, Grow Inspired offers a varied range of services, from consultations, garden transformations, small and large-scale food production, and food waste processing systems.

Claire has founded the Grow Inspired Academy; her online membership site teaching people around the globe how to successfully grow their own nutrient-rich food at home and how to compost. Members learn at their own pace with access to bundles on all the secrets of organic gardening – from pest and disease management to companion planting.

Claire shares her time between projects for private clients, attending speaking engagements, hosting workshops and distributing an organic range of products that she believes in.

Browse our products or find out more about our services here.

Picture featured courtesy of the New Zealand Herald’s Viva Magazine, taken by Babiche Martens and is subject to copyright.

“Fantastic workshop! Thanks to Waiheke Resources Trust, Kristin Busher and Claire Mummery for an enjoyable and most informative morning! Great to see others keen to learn too. Do yourself, your garden, your soil, your friends and family and the planet a favour and join these workshops!!!

“We are blessed that we have the opportunity and special people in our community who want to share their knowledge”

Mandy Jackson, workshop student, Waiheke Island

Claire and her team have been doing a great job maintaining our large native bush garden over the past 12 months. More recently Claire has been helping me fine tune my vegetable garden and she’s been generous in sharing her extensive knowledge.

I’ve learnt from Claire how to grow produce from seeds, the best times to plant, how to harness the right kind of soil nutrients, and how to keep pests at bay. She’s been very encouraging of my efforts (even dropping off seeds to our letterbox during lock-down), and I’m now the proud owner of my first winter vegetable garden!

Tim Huston, private client, Waiheke Island