School gardens : to target schools in areas of lower socio-economic status (City Farmer News / ABC)

Inspiring to see this happening in Australia. We need to encourage this in South Africa.

DESERTIFICATION

Read at :

http://www.cityfarmer.info/2013/09/02/australian-greens-party-announce-46-5-million-plan-for-kitchen-gardens-in-800-schools-around-the-country-over-four-years/

Australian Greens party announce $46.5 million plan for kitchen gardens in 800 schools around the country over four years

Linked by Michael Levenston

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-30/rural-greens-christine-milne-school-kitchen-garden/4925154

“It is time to expand the number of schools that can have a kitchen garden because the current demand is not being met.”

By Alex Blucher
ABC Rural
Aug 30, 2013

Excerpt:

From July next year, the plan would fund 200 schools a year with $50,000 each.

The plan also includes putting food and fibre into the national curriculum and grants for adult nutrition education programs.

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, SCHOOL GARDENS, SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS, Uncategorized, VEGETABLE GARDENING, YOUTH
One comment on “School gardens : to target schools in areas of lower socio-economic status (City Farmer News / ABC)
  1. Gordon says:

    What’s stopping us, lets make it happen!

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