School Food Gardens Resources
Curriculum in food garden PD 2010 resources
Click here for videos, units of work, power points, worksheets and activity suggestions.
St. Martin's Parish School resources
Two-page table outlining the year level, relevant SACSA Framework outcome, indicators and list of suggested activities.
2011 Garden Proposal - includes SACSA Science links (89 KB PDF)
One-page worksheet for students to fill in that identifies tools and safety rules
Garden Tool and Safety worksheet Rec - 1 (92 KB PDF)
Australian Curriculum Science Links to School Food Kitchen Gardens
Link to document on Primary Mathematics and Science Moodle (need to log in first)
Click here to download item from NRM Education website
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation
Tools for Teachers with Australian Curriculum Links.
Register here to receive a free download copy
NRM Education loan library catalogue
View teaching resources, reference books, recipe books, and activity books around food gardens (353 KB PDF).
Biological Farmers of Australia
Series of 32 lessons under 10 topics for students aged 5-12 years linked to the Australian Curriculum and funded by The Biological Farmers of Australia
Information on chemical leaching from bed building materials by the Biological Farmers of Australia
Garden Learning Guide - with cross curricular links (for NSW but still very useful)
Click here (1MB PDF)
School gardens fact sheets
We developed this resource to provide practical advice on preparing for an orchard including a table on the different types of fruit trees.
NEW - Fruit Trees for Schools fact sheet (2.3 MB PDF)
Fact sheet includes information on; different vegetables, food garden bed options, recommended books and links suggested material suppliers, and funding options.
School food gardens fact sheet (2 MB PDF)
School food gardens fact sheet low res (300 KB PDF)
Fact sheet on different compost options, components of compost, and description of bokashi system, recommended books and links, suggested material suppliers, and funding options.
Composting Worm Farms and Bokashi (2 MB PDF)
Composting Worm Farms and Bokashi low res (330 KB PDF)
School food gardens videos
Starting a school food garden movie clip (12:10 mins)
Black Forest Primary School garden movie clip ( 14:24 mins)
General food garden videos
Eat Well Tasmania initiative have several less than 5 minutes youtube videos on food nutrition and creating food gardens.
Sustainable and Attainable
This South Australian site has a series of themed resources including Energy, Biodiversity, Water, Waste, Transport, and Air. Its focus is to aid schools in their journey to becoming sustainable.
Starting and nurturing community gardens
Community and Neighbourhood Housing and Centres Association Inc have produced a guide to Starting and nurturing community gardens. The web site has downloadable copies. Go to
The entire document (large file) can be downloaded from http://communitygardenresearch.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/growing-community/
From Plains to Plate- the future of food in South Australia
The teaching resources link here has some great resources.
From Garden to Kitchen
A food garden and cooking resource developed by a final year student in the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics course at Flinders University in 2011 - Donna Mahlburg. Specific to the Adelaide Hills region, but applicable to other areas too.
From Garden to Kitchen
Food and our Carbon FootprintA fact sheet about Food and related Carbon emissions