Join our panel of environmental educators in-conversation. Whether you’re a teacher, a parent or both, influence our future generation with passion for our environment.
Our speakers are:
Ellen Regos – Team Leader for the School Food Gardens Program at Cultivating Community and has worked for 25 years as a teacher and educator in sustainability. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Sustainability & Social Change from Oases Graduate School.
Drew Barr leads the permaculture team at Templestowe College, a government high school in Melbourne’s east, which is recognised internationally for its innovative student-led learning model. The permaculture program is intensely practical, where students learn by doing every day, whether its junkscaping, composting, plumbing, applied ecological science or seed saving.
Angela Roach is a garden educator in Kitchen Garden programs. She believes in the importance of children learning where their food comes, introducing sustainable practices and enjoying the process of growing, harvesting, preparing and sharing food. She uses the garden as an avenue to create connections between individuals and communities, build respect and compassion for the earth and grow together in harmony.
Hayden O’Doherty is based at Catholic Regional College (CRC), St. Albans and has established the school’s Community Food Program. This combines permaculture, bio-intensive gardening, holistic management and now the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program in an ever evolving mix.