Education Garden for Hampton Primary School

Education Garden for Hampton Primary School

– create a series of garden beds to use as a teaching area for students to learn about planting and growing their own food
– work with the school canteen – the “Snack Shack” to grow food to use in recipes for snacks and lunch items (links in with cooking classes)
– set up compost area – learn about composting waste and recycling / reducing waste
– teach students responsibility to nurture and manage their garden area
– teamwork – groups working together to design and manage garden beds

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The major costs associated with the project are

- creation of garden beds eg making planter boxes, soil, fertiliser, garden tools, plants, cover for garden beds (keep possums away)

The $1,000 grant will be used

- creation of the garden beds / planter boxes with soil and plants. We will fundraise to raise extra funds required to complete this project

How they raise the rest of the funding

- sausage sizzle or muffin drive at school- "Green Day" at school - come in green / dressed up as nature and bring a gold coin donation