Paddock to plate (for years 8&9) is now part of food tec. The students need to pick an ingredient and track it from where it’s grown. They look at the environmental and social implications of production then make a dish with it as a final project.
Land stewardship (11&12). As part of environmental science students will look at how industry and landowners affect the environment. Here we will look at the goats to control weeds and improve soil quality. Hoping to link this to a possible alternative to hazard reduction burning.
Careers platform (7 through 12) here we discuss some of the barriers to getting into food production. We will talk to the ex farmers leasing me land for free and the importance of accessing their knowledge. How the CSA is the backbone of my business and how it started with relatively no cost.
How Did This Get Into My Lunchbox? (K through 6) A government initiative to link education to healthy eating. Kids come to the farm to see how things grow.
Water Management (11 &12) here we look at using compost and management techniques to improve water holding capacity of soil. The effects synthetic fertilizers and chemicals have on our water catchments.