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Covid-19 Update 1


Thursday, 19 March, 2020   |   Linda Taylor

These are extremely challenging times for our schools and students and, at Garden to Table, we are committed to providing them with as much support as possible. We are keeping close track of government recommendations and ministry guidelines and, based on the current advice from MPI (attached) we are encouraging schools to continue with Garden to Table, wherever possible, while maintaining stringent hygiene practices. 

There are many benefits for our students in continuing with Garden to Table. Working in the garden supports mental health and encourages mindfulness, and also provides the opportunity for physical activity while maintaining physical distance. Cooking classes encourage resilience and a feeling of control in our students, while we are surrounded by a situation beyond our control. Students can learn recipes that they can recreate at home, helping to support their family and whānau with their cooking skills should self-isolation prove necessary. Sharing a meal together also provides another opportunity for us to connect authentically with our students.

We appreciate that schools may have fewer volunteers for their GTT sessions, if any, and our team will be sharing activities and recipes that schools can use if running sessions with just a classroom teacher.

We will continue to support schools as they work through these challenging times, and will be providing further information over the coming week about ways students can continue to use Garden to Table at home to support their mental health, their resilience, their education and community contribution.

https://www.mpi.govt.nz/…/coro…/coronavirus-and-food-safety/

 

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These are extremely challenging times for our schools and students and, at Garden to Table, we are committed to providing them with as much support as\n possible. We are keeping close track of government recommendations and ministry guidelines and, based on the current advice from MPI (attached) we\n are encouraging schools to continue with Garden to Table, wherever possible, while maintaining stringent hygiene practices. 

\n

There are many benefits for our students in continuing with Garden to Table. Working in the garden supports mental health and encourages mindfulness, and also provides the opportunity for physical activity while maintaining physical distance.\n Cooking classes encourage resilience and a feeling of control in our students, while we are surrounded by a situation beyond our control. Students can learn recipes that they can recreate at home, helping to support their family\n and whānau with their cooking skills should self-isolation prove necessary. Sharing a meal together also provides another opportunity for us to connect\n authentically with our students.

\n

We appreciate that schools may have fewer volunteers for their GTT sessions, if any, and our team will be sharing activities and recipes that schools can\n use if running sessions with just a classroom teacher.

\n

We will continue to support schools as they work through these challenging times, and will be providing further information over the coming week about\n ways students can continue to use Garden to Table at home to support their mental health, their resilience, their education and community contribution.

\n

https://www.mpi.govt.nz/…/coro…/coronavirus-and-food-safety/

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