Margaret River students learn to grow their own food

Margaret River, a district famed for its wine and rapidly developing reputation for superb cuisine, is preparing the next generation of farmers.The town’s senior high school has its own 18-hectare farm and according to manager Peter Wright, it is preparing students to be part of the emerging demand for organic and locally grown produce.At the same time, the farm fills a need for academically disengaged students.Different kind of classroomMr Wright is a former dairy farmer whose father helped establish the school’s farm.”Legend has it that the 50-acre farm was gifted to the school by a couple in…

Source: ABC Livestock
Margaret River students learn to grow their own food