Water It, Grow It, Cook It competition

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Congratulations to the 2020 Water It, Grow It, Cook It competition winners.

This is a fantastic program to get students inspired to get back to nature, learn about growing their own fruit and vegetables, and create a recipe for their chance to win great prizes. Well done to all the entrants.

Announcing the 2020 winners:



Koroit Kindergarten with their Bacon, Vegetable and Feta Frittata

Koroit Kindergarten Winning DishCombining an egg and bacon pie with vegetables is a great way for children to try new vegetables. The frittata included silverbeet, beans, spring onion and herbs.

 “Great recipe idea that uses lots of their homegrown ingredients. Well presented on the plate.”


Second place 

Beamish St Kindergarten with their Green Veg and cheese scones

This recipe included a great variety of vegetables from the garden. 
“It was a very inclusive recipe in that each child contributed." 




Branxholme Wallacedale Community School created BWCS Breakfast Muffins

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The small rural school in Branxholme served up a big entry with their breakfast muffins filled full of vegetables and herbs. 

“The Produce looked very fresh and colourful."



Second Place

St. Patrick's Primary School, Koroit with their Broad Bean Pesto

The creative and complex recipe using a double pod technique to create the broad bean pesto. It was served on some sourdough toast, topped with a poached egg.




Timboon P-12 School. A year 7 student created a Pumpkin and spinach crust less quiche.

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This delicious looking quiche packed with pumpkin, spinach, capsicum, onion, basil, fetta and toasted pine nuts was certainly a winner. 

“This recipe is very appealing and the instructions easy to follow. Very delicious, looks healthy and fresh."






The winners in each category receive $500 towards gardening products, and the runners up receive $250 towards gardening products to put back into the kindergarten and school gardens.


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