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Garden to Table is changing the way children think about food

The Garden to Table programme is changing the way children approach and think about food. All around the country, we want to see children enthusiastically getting their hands dirty and learning how to grow, harvest, prepare and share fresh, seasonal food.

Established in 2008, Garden to Table now works with thousands of primary-school-aged children all across New Zealand, helping them discover a love for fresh food and skills that will last a lifetime. The programme is curriculum-integrated and provides real-world learning opportunities, taking learning outside the classroom.

Please explore our website to find out more about Garden to Table.

Introducing the Ten Million Meals Project

What if every primary school in New Zealand had one year level taking part in Garden to Table?

The simple answer is that students all over New Zealand would grow, harvest, prepare, share and enjoy 10 Million garden-inspired Meals, each and every year.

This is what we hope to achieve over the next five years, with your help. Not only will children eat fresh, nourishing food each week, but they will also learn skills that will last a lifetime. We strongly believe that Garden to Table can be part of a sustainable, exciting future, focused on the health and wellbeing of our young people.

Good food, good friends, great cause.

Garden to Table Garden Parties are coming!  The rush of Christmas is over and the children are back to school, so we have the perfect way to celebrate the end of summer, while helping even more children learn how to grow, harvest, prepare and share good food. 

However you choose to celebrate time with your friends, family and colleagues, a Garden to Table Garden Party is the perfect excuse to come together.  Good food, with good friends, for a great cause.

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Welcoming our new Garden to Table Ambassador

We are excited to announce our new Garden to Table Ambassador, landscape designer Dan Mackay.  

Dan is one of New Zealand’s most renowned landscape designers, most recently known for his appearance as resident landscape and gardening expert on TVNZ’s home and garden makeover reality series HOMEmade.

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Garden to Table in Education Gazette

Wondering how the Garden to Table programme works?

Haumoana School in Hawke's Bay recently featured in the Education Gazette, and showed how their Garden to Table programme is fully integrated across all aspects of school life. You can read their story here.

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Thank you to our National Partners

We would like to thank our National Partners for their ongoing support of both the Trust, and the schools we support. Your partnership is invaluable.