Category

News

Category

Nothing Beets Genuine School Grown Produce

A special consignment of beetroot produced by budding young horticulturists is making its way to the Genuinely Southern Forests Allstates Farms market floor today as Manjimup Senior High School students harvest their wares and send them to market. Senior horticulture students, led by their teacher Mr Andrew Pound, have produced various crops and having reached maturity were looking for options to sell their produce and looked to the Southern Forests Food Council (SFFC) for advice. “The students are keen to learn about food production and understand the supply chain, so it was great to be able to link in with the great work that the Food Council are doing.” said Mr Pound. SFFC Produce Liaison Officer, Anthony East was impressed by the initiative and visited the class to demonstrate how to harvest and prepare the beetroot crop for sale through the Genuinely Southern Forests market floor at Canning Vale. “We…