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Local hits the big time with Book Launch

Many locals on the Sunshine Coast would have seen the lady on the right here, in all sorts of daggy hats and clunky work boots, sometimes a tad dirty from grubbing around in a garden, particularly the kids. Leonie Shanahan has been helping little kids (and some big kids) on the Sunshine Coast understand the importance of growing food, and more importantly the nutritional value of the food you can grow yourself. Continue reading...

"DIG YOUR DINNER" Celebrate with the Schools at the Expo

Come and celebrate with the 23 schools that have entered into the Dig Your Dinner competition. On the Saturday morning the schools will bring to the show their best veggies from their school gardens, all creatively presented in a wheelbarrow, for judging. Continue reading...

QPCA AGM & Conference

  On Sunday the 1st oF August I will be doing a workshop on Edible Gardens within Schools and local communities at the Queensland P & C Association Conference being held here on the Sunshine Coast at Rydges in Caloundra.

Qld Home Garden Expo

It is nearly that time of year again, and of course the Giant Kitchen Garden will be a big draw for the regular lovers of the Queensland Home Garden Expo. As usual I will be speaking with two Workshops/Demonstrations, so I look forward to seeing you there. Continue reading...

Towards APC10, Australasian Permaculture Convergence

I am delighted to have been invited to speak at Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Kuranda, Cairns, in September. Continue reading...

New Book and Edible School Garden for Mary Valley State College

Teachers at Mary Valley State College will be struggling to keep their students in the classroom thanks to a new Permaculture school garden program starting on the 23rd of this month. Leonie Shanahan of Edible School Gardens has now set up 15 schools garden projects on the Sunshine Coast and the kids say its a winner. Continue reading...

School Garden Project

Over the past four years Slow Food Noosa has sponsored four school kitchen gardens in our local area. These include: Noosaville State School, Peregian Beach College, Cooran State School and Sunshine Beach State School. Continue reading...

School Gardens on the rise across Australia

Australian Certified Organic Magazine Across Australia, Passionate advocates for outdoor classrooms and school garden are already demonstrating that getting children involved in this process has enormous advantages to their health and wellbeing in the future. Continue reading...

School Gardens on the rise across Australia

Australian Certified Organic Magazine Across Australia, Passionate advocates for outdoor classrooms and school garden are already demonstrating that getting children involved in this process has enormous advantages to their health and wellbeing in the future. Continue reading...

Developing edible gardens

Leonie will discuss the importance of providing our children with fresh, organic food through edible school gardens. Learn about the Edible School Gardens Program and how to set up a basic vegetable garden and receive tips on involving children, staff and the community. Continue reading...

Slow Food in the Mary Valley

Slow Food in the Mary Valley is excited to host a talk by Leonie Shanahan from Edible School Gardens. This program, which has been introduced into 12 schools on the Sunshine Coast, follows the three principles of permaculture: Continue reading...

Kids Go Slow

Come and meet Leonie Shanahan from Edible School Gardens, and Laurent Vancam from Chef Laurent. Continue reading...

Gardening Sustainably in Your School

John Morahan of Growing Communities join Leonie Shanahan, Faith Thomas and Janet Millington in an empowering discussion on community gardening in schools with contributions from experienced school gardeners including teachers, parents, support workers and students. How to start, design and integrate into curriculum. Continue reading...

Woodford Folk Festival

Where is our food grown and how did it get here? Enjoy the best food possible our local food. Meet at the sandpit. Sun Far Out 2.30pm Continue reading...

2009 Qld Home Garden Expo

2009 Workshops presented by Leonie Shanahan - No Dig Vegetable Garden, The concept was originally introduced by Edna Walling back in early 1900's and she still remains the legend in this field. Leonie has successfully set up 12 edible school gardens on the Sunshine Coast with her no dig garden method, it's more than layers of newspaper, compost and hay. Continue reading...

Permaculture at Schools is Magic

Our Lady of the Rosary mother-of-three Liza Neil never thought she would hear her daughter say she did not want McDonalds. Especially when Matilda Smith's preference was to eat vegetables from the garden. Continue reading...

Digabout - Permaculture Garden

Wednesday was a Gardener's dream as parents and students got together to create our very own Permaculture Garden. Continue reading...

Fresh to the Table

Fresh to the Table brings the produce from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland to the heart of Noosa's fine dining experience at award-winning restaurant Noosa Springs on Monday 31 August. Continue reading...

How does your garden grow?

The days of eating tasteless, nutrient-deficient fruit and vegetables can be a thing of the past if we can find a patch of dirt and some persistence. Leonie Shanahan of Edible School Gardens tells Angela Bueti how she is teaching school communities how to get back to the days of old, when veggies tasted like veggies. Continue reading...

Garden of dreams

Sunshine Coast Daily Sunday May 31 2009, by Janine Hill Children eat the fruits of their labour in school-based vegie patches. Leonie Shanahan eyed off the garden lying fallow at her childrens school. Continue reading...
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