This morning we had a lovely email from Deb who coordinates the (Stephanie Alexander) edible garden at Weedon Heights Primary School in Melbourne.  She was drawing our attention to Project Earth’s  World Environment Day Contest.  Of the two Australian entries, both just happen to be from primary schools in Melbourne, and though both were submitted independently, both just happen to be about projects that VEG helped design and implement.  One is about the storm water gardens & erosion control systems we helped with at Weedon Heights Primary (see our own past entry about this here – photos from this are repeated below) and the other is about the edible garden we more recently designed and helped implement on an epic permaculture blitz at Box Hill North Primary.

We just love working with primary schools, with our most recent school garden project at Auburn South Primary in Hawthorn East (photos below).  A few weeks back Dan gave some talks at the Kingston Harvest Festival where he shared a tent with the Carrum Primary Stephanie Alexander garden project we worked on last year.  It was so exciting to see all the photos and more especially all the chutneys and preserves made from the garden produce (of which Dan purchased many – now we are their customer!).

Photos from swale and rock gabion install @ Weedon Heights Primary

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Photos from ongoing edible garden install @ Auburn South Primary (stay tuned for awesome chook system to come next week!)

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