Ready Set Grow

North Sydney Council are partnering with Northern Sydney Local Health District to work with primary schools to create sustainable school vegie gardens and to link the garden to the curriculum and healthy eating. This program is suitable for primary school aged children.


Accepting new expressions of interest

In 2019 if you are interested in an introductory workshop and finding out more about the program, please contact Council's Sustainability Education Officer, Jordan Moy on 9936 8398 or email


Ready Set Grow

The Ready Set Grow program involves extensive training,  mentoring and support to ensure that students, teachers and parents can sustain their skills once the program is finished. The program runs for three years with the overall aim to:

  • Encourage and support the creation of sustainable school fruit and vegetable gardens.
  • Introduce concepts such as composting, consumption, recycling and healthy eating.
  • Link to the school curriculum and the environment management plan.
  • Run a series of workshops, ensuring schools have the assistance and advice on how to start, maintain and expand a school food garden.