Access2Ed - Disability Supported Organic Gardening and Cooking

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Course description

h5.Disability course Organic Gardening and Cooking

Come and join us in our on-site community garden. Learn about organic gardening techniques then move to our kitchen to get hands-on, practical experience in food preparation. As well as food cultivation and preparation skills, students will enjoy the social experience of sharing mealtime together. The class will also visit and work in White’s Creek Community Garden in Lilyfield to experience organic gardening and cooking in a different urban setting.

Importantly, clean up is also part of our learning programme so come prepared to be fully involved and to have a good time

Course content

Throughout the course, students will participate in a range of hands-on activities. Topics covered include:

  • Composting
  • Worm Farming
  • General Plant Care
  • Planting seedlings
  • Pest management
  • Soil testing
  • Meal preparation
Course Objectives

By enrolling in the Access2EdClass Courses the student will have the opportunity:

  • To develop and practice social skills in a supportive environment
  • To observe elements of the garden and engage in gardening activities
  • To learn and practice gardening skills such as composting, maintaining a worm farm, propagation, watering
  • To work together to prepare a healthy meal for the group.
  • Safe knife handling and cutting techniques
  • Basic kitchen organisation and timing

There will be a light lunch to eat during classes.
We are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies or food intolerances.

Other information
  • Wear old comfortable clothing
  • The location of the collage kitchen classroom requires students to go up and down a flight of stairs
  • Long hair must be tied back

Sydney Community College is not a NDIS registered service provider so we are unable to make claims with the NDIA.

To run this class we require 8 students

Fee free to students meeting the eligibility guidelines under the arrangements with NSW Department of Family and Community Services.
to enrol Fee free enrolment opportunities please contact the Access2Ed team on:

Phone: 8752 7571

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.