ARTICLE : Food For Thought – Permaculture in Schools (South Africa) -

This Afristar produced ( educational documentary offers a step-by-step instructions on how to establish a permaculture garden at a school. Incorporating testimonials and case studies from all over South Africa, the film shows how permaculture in schools can:
a) improve curriculum delivery & provide practical hands-on opportunities for environmental education 
b) provide fresh, healthy fruit and vegetables to supplement the school feeding scheme, improving meals, and boosting learner health & nutrition, 
c) invigorate school grounds, and thus children's lives, with green, natural spaces, 
d) provide practical examples for sustainability for the immediate community and beyond. 

The film showcases the work that SEED ( and FTFA ( are doing to bring permaculture into South Africa's schools, and encourages this approach for all schools everywhere.

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