Victorian Pleasurable Food Education Package

Victorian schools and early learning centres can now get all the ingredients they need to grow, harvest, prepare and share fresh, seasonal, delicious food with the heavily subsidised Victorian Pleasurable Food Education Package. 

Victorian Pleasurable Food Education Package

The Victorian Pleasurable Food Education Package is subsidised by funding from the Victorian Department of Education and is available to Victorian schools and early years learning centres from mid-September 2016. The Package includes over $1500 worth of value in professional development, educational resources and support for only $550!

Download the Links to Learning brochure to discover how you can integrate Pleasurable Food Education into the The Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework and The Victorian Curriculum F-10. 

Join now via the online form

*Enter your school or centre in the 'Organisation name' field on this form and then choose the Vic PFE Package option at the bottom of the page. Contact us if you have any questions on 13000 SAKGF (13000 72543) or


What's included in the Package 

The following products and services are included in the Package at no extra cost.

Kitchen Garden Classroom membership 

Connect to a vibrant online community of over 1000 schools and learning centres delivering pleasurable food education, browse a growing Resource Library of hundreds of downloadable resources, and enjoy access to our friendly Support Centre to answer any and all of your questions. The membership is valid for two years. (RRP $165 joining fee, $110 annual renewal.) Learn more about the membership.

Professional development 

Get your hands dirty at two kitchen garden professional development workshops designed to equip educators with the hands-on experience needed to confidently deliver kitchen and garden classes. One educator is eligible to attend two separate, one-day workshops. (RRP $250 for members and $400 for public per workshop) Learn more about face-to-face workshops.

Getting Started: An Educator's Guide to Establishing a Kitchen Garden Program 

Take the first steps towards establishing your kitchen garden program with the practical and informative Getting Started Guide. The Guide is delivered as an illustrated print publication of over 160 pages, complemented by an interactive and flexible online course. (RRP $50 for publication, $150 for online course) Learn more about the Guide.

Kitchen Garden Program Seasonal Planner 

Start your program with a practical and easy-to-use seasonal planner. This printed poster and supporting instructions makes it easy to plan what and when you will be growing in the garden, ready to prepare and share in the kitchen, and how to reinforce learning with kitchen garden activities. (RRP $20) Learn more about the Planner.

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Sector-specific practical learning resource

Each educational sector, including early years learning, primary and secondary, will receive a comprehensive learning resource showing educators how to link the kitchen and garden with their specific learning framework or curriculum: 

Seasonal Food & Gardening for the Early Years – A practical illustrated guide for early years educators, with 42 activities and 28 recipes (RRP $50)

Kitchen Garden Syllabus for Primary (Years 3-6), Books 1 and 2 – Everything primary school educators need to plan and run a successful kitchen garden program, with preparation advice, garden activities, recipes, curriculum links and more (RRP $95 per book) 

Kitchen Garden Education for the Secondary Years: Connecting to the Curriculum (Book 1) - The first of its kind, this book offers a direct link between a secondary school’s kitchen garden program and curriculum-integrated classroom learning (RRP $45 per book).