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Kitchen Gardens for Schools and the Community
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Learn how to design and create kitchen gardens for your school or community. This workshop will provide an insight into kitchen/community gardens; where to start, challenges, rewards, educational benefits and financial sustainability. It would benefit schools and other groups looking to create edible kitchen gardens for multi use.
We have such rich learning environments on our classroom doorstep, but most teachers could use a little help making full use of school gardens. This highly interactive workshop will help teachers, parents, volunteers and garden specialists enable deep learning outside the classroom. Workshop includes tips for getting started, curriculum connections and innovative approaches to maximise learning opportunities during designing, building and maintaining a productive school garden.
Educators - CERES can invoice your school
With many years working as a primary teacher, community development worker and horticulturalist, Carol combines these three passions by running school garden programs with Cultivating Community and facilitating adult workshops at CERES. Drawing garden wisdom from permaculture principles, conventional horticulture and chats with elderly neighbours, she loves sharing her enthusiasm for everything connected with growing and learning in natural environments. Carol is studying a Master of Urban Horticulture at Melbourne University (Burnley) majoring in urban food production.
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- Create kitchen gardens
- Learn more about sustainability
- Design your own edible garden
- Notepad and pen
- Any garden plans you have
Casual clothes that can get dirty
Those working in schools or community wanting to establish a garden space