We’ve started piloting our Schools Program with 7 different local schools – see below tabs for what the Food Collective and the schools have been up to.
Frozen Meal Donations
Edgars Creek Secondary College – Donated approximately 30 freshly cooked meals a fortnight for the past month and wish to continue doing so into Term 3.
St Monicas College – Students cooked a whopping 250 meals in a single afternoon to donate to WFC
St Monicas College – Students volunteered every Wednesday for 5 weeks of Term 2.
Ivanhoe Grammar Doreen – Students helped us paint our compost bin mural and make our beautiful scarecrow.
Indigenous Gardening Program
Koori VCAL Melbourne Polytechnic Epping – Students have made some beautiful garden beds and a great sign for their garden area at WFC.
Gardening Program and Fresh Food Donations
Ashley Park Primary School, Doreen – Students have helped WFC harvest some fresh carrots and spinach from the garden to contribute to our fresh vegetable section of the supermarket.
St Mary’s Parish Primary School, Whittlesea – Students have planted 14 different winter vegetables growing that will contribute to the supermarket and giving their teachers a fresh food lunch.
Hume Anglican Grammar Donnybrook; Primary School – Students are learning about how to reduce waste and find new purposes for old items.