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What people have said about 'Eat Your Garden'

There has been some lovely feedback since 'Eat Your Garden' was launched, some of it just too good not to share!  Please see below what others have had to say from Gardening Experts to 'normal' mums and others...

January/February 2011
Organic GARDENER Eat Your Garden Review
A veteran of establishing school vegie patches, Noosa-based permaculture designer Shanahan has come up with an attractive, colourful guide to getting kids growing their own organic food and enjoying the process.
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1 December 2010
Subtropical Gardening Eat Your Garden Review 
Issue 21  Summer 2010/11
Eat Your Garden by Leonie Shanahan
An inspirational book especially geared towards children.  The book addresses warm climate gardening and includes a monthly planting guide.  It also includes a large number of fun activities that can be undertaken in the garden.  A great present for young gardeners.
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Thursday 14 October 2010
Gardening Australia 'Eat Your Garden' book review
If you're a beginner gardener, a mum or dad, and you an your child would like to learn about gardening, this book is for you.  Successfully merging permaculture with organic gardening, and years of practical advice from a gardener who has been involved in every aspect of school and home food... 
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 29 September 2010
September 2010 QECSN Network Newsletter Book Review
Eat Your Garden: Organic Gardening for Home & Schools is a truly beautiful book that through compre-hensive practical information underpinned by the vision, "To develop edible gardens within school communities that will encourage healthy eating habits" (p11) is guar-anteed to inspire you....
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01 September 2010
BOOK WORM - Eat Your Garden Review
WHOLISTIC BLISS September 2010
Known as a pioneer in the development of edible gardens, local Leonie Shanahan will be exchanging her gardening boots and wide-brimmed hat for smarter attire as she gets ready to launch her first book "Eat Your Garden" on the 16th September.
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01 September 2010
Minds made fertile, Caloundra Weekly
Our Lady of the Rosary students enjoy fruits of their labour during Harvest Festival.  A feast of Madagascar bean patties, vegetable pizzas and minestrone soup was served up at Our Lady of the Rosary last month to celebrate Harvest Festival.
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27 August 2010
Grow your own snack bar, The Noosa Journal
EDIBLE-GARDEN pioneer Leonie Shanahan, of Castaways Beach, will swap her work boots and wide-brimmed hat for work something smarter for the launch of her first book, Eat Your Garden, on September 16.
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Garden power sprouts book
Garden power sprouts book
GIVE her a shovel, some gumboots and a watering can and Leonie Shanahan knows just how to get kids to eat their fruit and veges.
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Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Jerry Coleby-Williams review of Eat Your Garden

"If they (children) grow it, they will eat it".  Schools are where Australia's gardening culture is most rapidly developing, and this is thanks to children. Why? They are generally more keenly aware of 21st century global environmental issues than many adults realise and they want a better future.
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Thursday 08th of July 2010
Local hits the big time with Book Launch, My Sunshine Coast Life, Noely Neate
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...
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June 18, 2010
School Garden Project - Noosa News - Slow Food Noosa
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
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