As Alf’s hoed into his early-morning fry-up of bacon, eggs, chips and what-have-you, his attention was drawn to an NZ Herald headline that said…
Fieldays now a foodie’s delight
Just how delighted Alf might be is a moot point, because the report proceeded to regale him with an unappetising account of gourmet produce and cooking demos that apparently are turning the agri-expo into much more than just farming technology.
Alf does not regard himself as a gourmet and has a certain disdain for tossers who profess to be a cut above the rest of us when it comes to tucker.
The Herald’s report was letting readers know that Fieldays starts today at Mystery Creek with more than 900 exhibitors on 1380 sites across 50ha. This makes the four-day farming event the biggest of its type in the Southern Hemisphere.
But the Herald’s hack then said: