OSGP Starter Schools Program
The Starter Schools Program has been developed to support schools that may require assistance to establish their school gardens and are at the beginning of their Organic School Gardens Program journey. Funding for schools is dependant on the available funding for the Organic School Gardens Program.
In 2011 a number of schools were awarded a grant to establish new organic school gardens. Due to limited funding available through sponsorships, there was no funding available to schools in 2012 and in 2013 it seems unlikely that there will be any funding available through this program.
The Organic Schools program - Lessons and Teacher's Notes can be accessed for free via the website www.organicschools.com.au. Also, there are regular offers and discounts to schools advertised in the e-newsletter. Click here to register and receive these newsletters throughout the year.
2011 STARTER SCHOOLS
BFA would like to thank Vitasoy Australia for its financial support of the program throughout 2011. Our partners are fundamental to our supportive programs, projects and events, and we look forward to celebrating Starter Schools’ success with the help of Vitasoy Australia.
At Vitasoy, we understand the importance of good, nutritious food and how it is grown. That’s why we are proud to be able to support the Organic School Gardens program to help children on their journey towards better health and wellbeing through the practical experience of watching food grow in their own school garden.For more information about Vitasoy Australia click here
The following schools were awarded grants as part of the 2011 Organic School Gardens – Vitasoy Starter Schools Program.
North Ryde Public School
Mary Brooksbank School
Ubobo State School
Goornong Primary School
Newhaven College Junior Campus
Silvan Primary School
Good Sheperd Catholic Primary
St Brigid’s Catholic School
Clifton Hills Primary School