Vocational Education Training with Jackson School students

Next time you’re at CERES, check out the kitchen boxes renovated by the students from Jackson School as part of their Vocational Education Training last term. Just outside the Merri Cafe, they provide the freshest possible lettuce, radish and chives. See our before and after photos here.

Step 1 – Empty the box

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Step 2: Line with plastic (yes, we made drainage holes)

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Step 3: Add a layer of mulch – to help with drainage

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Step 4: Fill with soil and CERES’ wonderful compost

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Step 5: Planting

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Step 6: Water them in

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Step 7: Protect from wandering chickens and watch them grow

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To find out how your senior school students can get involved, email carol@ceres.org.au or checkout https://sustainability.ceres.org.au/Training/VocationalTraining.html

By CERES Education – Training Team|2017-11-06T18:16:05+10:00July 28th, 2014|0 Comments