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Spotswood Primary School Kitchen Garden

An educational, productive and sustainable garden for our school community

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Project details

Suggested by: Trish

Project partner: 3000 Acres

Budget

$141,589.00

Votes

250 votes received

In conjunction with 3000 acres, the students, teachers and parents of Spotswood Primary school would love to build a sustainable productive garden that will benefit the environment, school and local community.

In designing and building this garden, we want to put a big emphasis on student learning and community creativity - to work together to create something special. In the garden, there will be regular classes for students during the week and workshops for the community on weekends. Involving everyone means our garden will always be loved - even over school holidays!

The school's greatest asset is our ability to provide open space and food growing opportunities for the school and wider community in an area where residential density is rapidly increasing.

We believe there is an opportunity to create a place the community will enjoy and be encouraged and supported to learn about living a healthier and more environmentally-engaged life.

Training, classes and workshops will inspire life-skill learning and develop a real sense of community over the garden. Our vision is students’ passion for the garden extending beyond graduation - keeping the space thriving for years to come.

SUCCESSFUL PROJECT

Project details

Suggested by: Trish

Project partner: 3000 Acres

Budget

$141,589.00

Votes

250 votes received

Comments

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Carolyn Hanna

16 Sep 2018

Fantastic idea...... I voted. Here's hoping we get this

stephanie@kapaipuku.com

10 Sep 2018

Our kids need this type of learning. It's so important to teach our kids about good health and nutrition. Growing their own food makes the whole learning process more fun! We learn so much more when we enjoy what we're doing.

KAZZABONGA

03 Sep 2018

Yes please. This would be fantastic for our school children.

Shm

02 Sep 2018

This would be amazing!!

Sally.W.

28 Aug 2018

Great Idea

Brendacoilycan

16 Aug 2018

Great idea

mckozo@me.com

15 Aug 2018

A great idea for the whole community. Spotswood hasn't enough open space so having a community garden at the school will enable lots of kids living in units to appreciate gardening, grow produce and just have fun more outside. Im a keen gardener and would love to contribute.

Michaelc

15 Aug 2018

I will spread the word as education needs to start from the ground up!

Rachl

15 Aug 2018

Yes, please. this would be a wonderful addition to the school.
And help our kids understand and enjoy seeing how their food grows.

Boups

14 Aug 2018

It’s part of the learning cycle; growing food requires being responsible and accountable, and the best part is enjoying the fruits of our labour.

KarrisMum

14 Aug 2018

Super exciting

Miss Green

14 Aug 2018

So happy to be on this shortlist! Hope you can support our school and local community.
🤞🏻
The Principal!!!

VRaff

14 Aug 2018

Brilliant idea, our kids need to know where their food comes from, get dirty and appreciate nature! Especially considering Spotswood lacks a lot of public green space.