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Kitchen Garden

FREE Workshop: Summer fruit tree pruning Wed 28th March

We welcome you to the garden for a FREE workshop on summer fruit tree pruning. WEDNESDAY 28th March from 3:30 – 5:30. Come learn to prune your fruit trees, to reduce height for easier harvesting, increase yield and improve structure… Continue Reading →

Summer Seedling Sale

Celebrate the taste of summer – Seedling sale Dec 5 & 6 starting at 2:45pm

Woodend students have grown and nurtured a variety of organic tomato seedlings this term for your gardens! Come and check out what’s on offer to get your garden pumping with summer flavour. All proceeds going back into the Kitchen Garden… Continue Reading →

Garden Call Out – Do you have expertise in garden design?

Kate is in the process of restructuring the garden to increase production and reduce the maintenance of the garden in coming years. We’re looking for some help in designing and advising on Woodend’s new native garden. We want to create… Continue Reading →

Meet Our Garden Specialist, Kate!

We welcome Kate Washington, our  new garden specialist,  pictured (right) with Amanda Whitrod, our Kitchen Specialist. Kate will start the term with visits to class, during the scheduled garden session times for Weeks 1&2.  This will give Kate a chance… Continue Reading →

Thanks to our Garden Volunteers

Thank you so much to the enthusiastic  volunteers who have helped our  kitchen garden classes with the working bees to  bring the garden back into a manageable order.  It has been a big team effort  and the garden is now… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Working Bees … Volunteers Needed Throughout Next Week

Next week we are  planning a big  blitz in our Kitchen Garden… we are asking anyone who would  like to  make a difference in the garden to come along and spend as much (or as little time) as you can… Continue Reading →

Farewell to our garden specialist, Monina

After 6 years as our garden specialist, Monina is leaving us.  We have loved working with Monina and our program has benefited from her  extensive knowledge and expertise  and also her creative headset.  She has worked passionately to create a… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Program … Introduction for Volunteers Wednesday 10 Feb from 9:00 am -9:30 am

We are looking forward to getting classes started with the Kitchen Garden Program next week.  Our specialists, Amanda and Monina are  conducting an information  session this Wednesday 10 Feb  at 9:00 am. We invite any parents who would like to… Continue Reading →

INVITATION: Help With Our Kitchen Garden Harvest

December, January  and February are  big harvesting months in our Kitchen Garden and we are inviting families to come along and take part in the harvest. Our Garden and Kitchen specialists, Amanda and Monina are usually very active in the… Continue Reading →

Woodend Kitchen Garden Featured On TV Tonight

Watch  us  (including our own Haidi Sutherland) on Get Dirty With Milton tonight on Channel 44 at 7:00 pm.  You can also catch it on Youtube here.

Kitchen Garden Program Review: Volunteers’ Feedback Opportunity

  We are currently conducting a review of our kitchen garden  program;  interviewing  the specialists, teachers, students and volunteers.   On Tuesday we would love to catch up with any of our Kitchen  or Garden Volunteers for about 30 minutes… Continue Reading →

That Sugar Film: Thank Yous and Key Messages

We had a very positive response to our free movie night last Thursday evening.  Families could enjoy sitting in comfy chairs or bean bags tasting strawberry sorbet, Apricot with Cardamom Grissini sticks or popcorn and viewing the thought-provoking movie ‘That… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Program Started Today

We love  the Kitchen Garden program and our Yrs 3-5 students have been really excited about starting this week.  There is a big harvest to manage and plenty of produce for our lovely fresh seasonal meals.  Monina and Amanda, our garden and… Continue Reading →

Kitchen Garden Program Commences 10 February

We are once again this year seeking volunteers for our Kitchen Garden program. This program operates on Tuesday, Wednesday and also Thursday for Years 3-5 classes and will recommence on Tuesday 10 February. Further information for volunteers will be provided by… Continue Reading →

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