A fundraising partnership between the Margaret River Primary School Kitchen Garden and Brewhouse Margaret River has raised vital money to help the project educate more students and develop a larger learning program.
Kitchen Garden specialist Terri Sharpe said the idea was formed between P&C member Cate Worsley and the Brewhouse's Kat Caley.
"Cate from the P and C came to me earlier in the year and said that Kat from the Brewhouse was wanting to thank us for all the wonderful skills we have taught many of the children in the local community," Ms Sharpe said.
"She suggested a way to show thanks could be for the Brewhouse to produce a dish sourced from school garden produce with all sales from that dish going to the Kitchen Garden program.
"I thought that was a generous, fabulous idea. So I wrote a comprehensive list of all the things we grow in the garden, over 100 edibles! And then looked at what was in surplus and when."
With a surplus of limes identified as the best source of produce for the fundraiser, the students and teachers began collecting limes while Ms Worsley delivered them to the brewery.
The busy Brewhouse kitchen got to work inventing a range of delicious dessert dishes.
Kat Caley said people felt a strong desire to help community projects but often found it difficult to make day to day contributions.
"This arrangement made it really easy for locals and even people from out of town to spend their money in a way that helps our kids, and they responded very positively to the idea."
Funds raised will go towards several different projects including the manufacture of three-tier weatherproof portable worm farms and the production of bees wax food wraps, with both of these items available for purchase at the end of year Kitchen Garden Open Day and Clearance Sale which will be held on Friday, December 13.
"It is initiatives like this one from the Brewhouse that make the Margaret River Primary School Kitchen Garden Program such a special experience for the students lucky enough to go through it - fundraising initiatives help to keep the program running and enrich the range of activities available to students," said Ms Sharpe.
"We can not thank them enough for their support of our Program."
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