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Harvest Festival 2013

School Garden

Scoil Mhuire's first ever Harvest Festival was held on Mon. 21st and Tues. 22nd of October. The festival celebrated the wonderful food grown in our fruit and vegetable gardens. The theme of this year's festival was 'Science is fun in a School Garden!' There were many interesting and interactive exhibits on display in the school hall. The GIY Kids were at hand to help teachers, students and parents. The festival was organised by Ms McKenna with help from Ms Molloy, Ms Heywood, parents and pupils of the GIY club. There was also a garden produce shop. Thank you to parents who supported our garden by purchasing apples, smoothies, raspberry rock buns, homemade jams, jellies, pesto and chutney. There were also a number of plants on sales.

Greens from our Vegetable Garden

'Three Generations' homemade jams

Pesto made with parsley grown in the Vegetable Garden

Smoothies made from berries from the Fruit Garden

Parents and grandparents enjoying our Harvest Festival

Ms Molloy's chickens visit our school



Ms Mc Kenna pictured with her First Class pupils from last year who came third in The Innocent and GIY Sow & Grow Project, winning €300 of gardening products for the school. They were presented with their prize and a framed certificate by a member of GIY Ireland during the festival. Click here to view their gardening blog.

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