The City of Ryde is offering schools (Primary and Secondary) to be a part of the Edible Gardens project aimed at creating edible gardens within their school grounds.
Food / organic waste makes up approximately 40% of our red bin. This project aims to teach students valuable lessons that can be taken home to establish positive attitudes towards organic recycling. We aim to achieve this through setting schools up with composting, worm farming and a sustainable garden space within the school grounds. Edible gardens will create a practical teaching space whereby students are able to learn about organic recycling through hands on practical lessons.
The project will be provided by Council with workshops conducted by external contractors.
The successful school will be required to:
Applications have now closed. The next round of applications will open in 2023.