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Our cut down version of a harvest festival.
The children harvested so much produce today that we are holding a stall for the school community after school tomorrow selling the freshly picked crop.
'No sprays' herbs and veg.

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Comment by Rob Collings on August 6, 2016 at 21:36

Nice going Dave and all, keep on doing what you're all doing so well!

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on August 6, 2016 at 21:02

WOW!!!!  Well done good Sir. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on August 6, 2016 at 20:36

I am not surprised you sold out with such good quality Vegies on offer. Congrads!!!

Comment by Dave Riley on August 6, 2016 at 20:16

The after school stall went great. We sold out of course -- bar a few veg dregs -- and the stall was staffed  by the seniors. 

It tweaked, as we were proceeding through this exercise, that such a big harvest once per term would go down great in the community and we could showcase it as a harvest festival.

Comment by Lissa on August 6, 2016 at 7:25

Incredible. Well done :)

Comment by CHERYL SLAPP on August 5, 2016 at 7:07

What great produce, the kids must be so excited.  You are doing wonders with this school garden, wish mine was doing as well.  Great work Dave

Comment by Susanne on August 4, 2016 at 21:04
Fantastic effort, well done, bet there were lots of smiling faces.
Comment by Susan on August 4, 2016 at 18:42

Well Done Dave!! I would love my little school garden to get this productive

Comment by Dave Riley on August 4, 2016 at 16:43

Today was supervised mayhem. My cart was overloaded with produce as we gutted what we could.

Last two weeks we had salad making ...and now, I guess, we move on into Spring planting. 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on August 4, 2016 at 15:49

Absolutely Beautifully, the kids must be very proud, and you of them. A job well done.

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