Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden News 16 November 2018

We have been very blessed this term with an abundance of delicious fresh vegetables to harvest. Our cabbages were used in chicken and coleslaw sliders in the first lessons of term and were devoured with gusto. Beans have been enjoyed freshly plucked from the bushes and there’s been no stopping the strawberries! The Prep classes
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Kitchen Garden News

The last few weeks in Kitchen Garden we have harvested lots of peas, beans, cabbage, kale, spinach, passion fruit and strawberries. This week our little cooks, with our beautiful pumpkins from our garden, have been cooking pumpkin wontons with a dipping sauce. The children have really enjoyed them so we thought you might like to
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Kitchen Garden News

We had a very excited child ask this week “My Mum would like to know if she can come to Kitchen Garden one day and help, would that be ok?” The answer is, “Absolutely!”  We appreciate extra hands in Kitchen Garden and the children love to see parents and carers participating. If you would like
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Kitchen Garden News 15 June 2018

This fortnight our master chefs made pumpkin and silver beet frittata using the fresh pumpkin from our garden. Most of the children thoroughly enjoyed it and it makes a great alternative for the lunch box for parents or carers looking for a new idea. Here is the recipe: 6 large eggs 2 cups of diced
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Kitchen Garden News – camembert cheese and Anzac biscuits

The first week of term had us jumping feet first into preparations for the Maleny Show. Year 2 classes spent their lessons tackling the art of making Camembert cheese. A lot of science was used as we heated milk, added cultures, stirred and recorded temperature and PH levels. Curds were then strained into hoops before
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Eat a rainbow – Kitchen Garden news

We have had such fun exploring our theme “Eat a Rainbow’ this term. Students have expanded their taste buds trying new and different coloured fruits and vegetables. Every child who eats all their food in Kitchen Garden gets a tick on their chart and once they have five ticks they can choose from our prize
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Kitchen Garden – loving the rain

Our garden has really loved the rain over the past fortnight. We had many requests for this fortnight’s recipe, so here it is: Rainbow dip Ingredients: 100 grams tasty cheese 1 can red kidney beans sour cream 2 roma tomatoes 2 shallots 1 avocado 1 tablespoon of homemade taco seasoning tortilla/corn chips to serve Method:
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Eating rainbows in Kitchen Garden

This term we are learning about eating rainbows – not the rainbows in the sky but rather a rainbow of coloured fruit and vegetables.Classes are learning that different coloured fruits and vegetables are required by our bodies to keep us fit and healthy. All of our recipes are rainbow based this term to reflect our
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What’s happening in the Kitchen Garden?

Healthy choices for school children

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome back existing GCC families and introduce our wonderful Kitchen Garden program to our new families. As part of the P-2 curriculum at GCC, classes participate in fortnightly Kitchen Garden (KG) lessons. Our KG program provides hands on experience for the students to grow and maintain the
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Kitchen Garden – curry in a hurry

Our sunflower seedlings are growing well and some were big enough for students to take home and plant into their home gardens. If your child/children grows their sunflower seedling into a magnificently large specimen we would love a photo! Lots of harvested onions, eggplant and potatoes and a drizzly, rainy day called for a warming
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