Category Archives: Kitchen Garden

KITCHEN GARDEN FUN DAY

Dear students/parents and carers, please remember next week (8th, 9th, 10th) in kitchen class time is our end of year fun day. Students are requested to make a small savoury dish to share with classmates & volunteers before the games begin. Examples can be : fruit, dips, homemade frittata, quiches, slices, sandwhiches, savoury muffins, pizza, sushi- […]

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Important Fruit Tree Message

Dear Collingwood Community, We would appreciate parents/carers talking to their children in regards to looking after the fruit trees and not picking underipe fruit and/or undoing/ripping the nets covering the trees to get to the fruit. The fruit on the trees around the school is for the students in the Kitchen garden program to cook […]

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Kitchen Garden Preserves For Christmas Presents

Dear Community, we still have preserves made by Kitchen garden students available for sale in the Kitchen. Discount for our community to $5 per jar. Available: Marmalades – cumquat or Lemon/Grapefruit Quince or Crab – Apple Jelly Lemon cordial – 2 sizes: small $5  large $8 Some famous Tomato & Date chutney Please come to […]

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Collingwood Students Feature in Gardening Australia

Click here to see an episode of Gardening Australia featuring students from Collingwood. Fast Forward to 18:46 minutes for Collingwood College students

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Spring Newsletter Stephanie Alexander KG Foundation

With spring on our doorstep, the office is abuzz with the excitement of new beginnings. In Term 3, there’s lots of new stuff to report. Read on to hear all the news about the new website, new members, the new Kitchen Garden Classroom membership logo, new training and new events. Please click here to read […]

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Rose Creek Estate Open Day

Dear Collingwood community, Rose Creek Estate is one of the most wondrous home gardens you will ever see! Inspirational is the only way to describe Lina and Tony Siciliano as people and as gardeners. Any one who enjoys growing food to cook and share with family and friends-Put this date in your diary. All Kitchen […]

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Collingwood Students on Gardening Australia

Collingwood College Kitchen Garden students can be seen on Gardening Australia ABC TV on Saturday, 16 August at 6:30pm (repeated Sunday at 1:00pm). It is also available for downloading or streaming at website www.abc.net.au/gardening after the segment goes to air.

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Stephanie Alexander awarded ACEL Fellowship

Kitchen Garden Program Founder Stephanie Alexander has been awarded the 2014 Honorary Fellowship by ACEL Victoria for service to education. Click here to read about this in full including reference to Collingwood College.  

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Jamie Oliver fights for compulsory Food Education

Please click here for a link to Jamie Oliver’s “change” petition to fight for compulsory food and cooking education around the world. Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation in Australia is a great example of hands-on food education resulting in positive health behavioural changes. And in England, The School Food Plan made cooking lessons and food education a compulsory part […]

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CC Kids on Gardening Australia

Dear families, At the end of last year, some of our Kitchen Garden students were interviewed and filmed for ABC Gardening Australia. Their VOX-POPS are going to air, this Saturday 7th March at 6.30pm. A message from ABC Gardening Australia: “I’m just writing to let you know that the voxies we shot with kids at […]

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