In his tunnel house, former student Josh O’Connell engaged in a conversation with Land Based Training tutor, Vanessa, and some of her students. Josh is the proud owner of “Arid Phytotherapy Manawatu”. His journey at LBT began with Level 2 Horticulture with Henry in Tokorangi, followed by Level 3 Horticulture with Paul Smith. Subsequently, he pursued a Farming skills course with Neil Oldfield and then delved into Sustainability Level 3 and Organic Crop Production Level 4. Following a stint on Great Barrier Island, Josh returned after the pandemic to undertake Sustainability Level 4, during which he meticulously devised plans for his nursery.