Tonnes of fruit pulp normally sent to waste is being turned into nutrient-rich flour with the potential to replace wheat. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/university-of-auckland/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503679&objectid=11553538
Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death: Part 1: Once Bitten (Lilly Lionheart) - Kindle edition by A.J. Ponder. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
Gandalf visited Wellington, (yes it was a little after Wizard's Guide was actually written, but the idea of creating a mythology for a city was kind of a take on Tolkien's idea to create a new mythology for Britain.)