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Due to the enormous success of Garden to Table, we are excited to announce the programme's expansion to include the following classes in term 4: Te Hokioi, Te Kokako O Otanewainuku, Te Ohanga and Pukeko!  Ruru, who started their Garden to Table journey in term 3, will continue in term 4, bringing the total number of classes involved in the programme next term to six!   Now for the even more exciting bit...ALL classes (with the exception of new entrants) will take part in the programme next year, 2019!  This is a first for the Bay of Plenty and can be credited to the hard work and dedication of our kitchen and garden specialists, Fotina and Heron, to our amazing volunteers and to our principal Mr King's progressive vision for Oropi School.  In 2019, classes will participate in the programme fortnightly, for two terms of the year, enabling the Kokako Garden to provide a regular supply of fresh produce and allowing the children to experience seasonal differences in the harvest.  A very big thank you to the kids of Korimako and their supportive teachers Mrs Tappenden and Mrs Pendergrast for being our pilot classes during the programme's establishment!   It has been amazing seeing the children's self-confidence and life skills developing through this inspiring programme.  To help keep Garden to Table amazing, please join us by contacting Programme Coordinator: Fotina Thompson on 021771977.  We need more volunteers both in the kitchen and the garden.  Sessions are only 90 minutes and no special skills are needed - just a willingness to engage children in learning about growing food and sharing it - easy peasy lemon squeezy!  We look forward to growing, harvesting, preparing and sharing with you!

Broccoli Pesto Pizza

Edible Flower Shortbread

Grapefruit and Lemon Tart

Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw

Herb and Cheese Scones

lightly salted butter

Carrot Bliss Balls

Lunch Box Muffins

Whole Meal Crackers With Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Potato and Herb Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

Potato Gnocchi with Green Leaf Pesto

Steam Fried Vegetable Dumplings

Pickled Chinese Radish

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Muffins

Mixed leaf salad with honey mustard dressing

Cauliflower and Fennel Gratin

Cabbage Schnitzel

Capsicum and Chilli Salsa

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

Herb Tea (infusion)

Sorrel and Yoghurt Dip

Mixed leaf salad with honey mustard dressing

Garlicky potato, radish and chickpea tray bake

Soda Bread

Pumpkin and kumara soup with gremolata

Roast Vegetable Frittata

Vegetarian chilli


Honey Stewed Feijoas

Curried Butternut Squash & Capsicum Fritters

Rice Paper Rolls with Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Potato Wedges

Salsa Verde

Black Bean, Cucumber & Corn Salad

Crispy Baked Tortilla Chips

Cinnamon Baked Pears

Green Bean, Cucumber & Mint Salad


Cucumber Roll Ups

Free Range Scrambled Eggs w Mixed Herbs


Glorious Green Ice Blocks

Broad Bean & Mint Rizoni

Leek potato and silverbeet frittata

Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw

Smashed Bean and Mint Crostini


Lemon Curd

Steam-Fried Vegetable Dumplings

Basic Pizza Dough .pdf

Leek, Silverbeet & Rocket Pizza.pdf

Radish, Pear & Garden Greens Salad.pdf




Garden Greens Fried Rice

Cheese Straws.pdf

Leek, potato & silverbeet soup.pdf

Mini Apple Pies.pdf

Microwave Marmelade.pdf

Grapefruit and Lemon Tart.pdf

Grapefruit & orange juice w ginger & chia seeds.pdf

Orange & passion fruit cupcakes.docx.pdf

Orange & beetroot juice w ginger & chia seeds.pdf

Roasted Vegetable & Quinoa salad.docx.pdf

Passionfruit Curd w Buttermilk Scones.pdf

Baba Ganoush.doc.pdf

Beetroot Juice with Apple, Ginger & Chia Seeds.pdf

Beetroot Yoghurt Dip.pdf

Beetroot, Carrot and Toasted Pumpkin Seed Salad.pdf

Bruschetta.doc (1).pdf

Butternut Squash Hummus.pdf

Cheesy Pumpkin Pasta.pdf

Cheesy vegetable muffins1.doc (1).pdf

Courgette, Cucumber & Capsicum Fritters.docx.pdf

Crispy Baked Tortilla Chips.pdf


Feijoa Rhubarb Muffins.pdf

flat-bread-2016 (1) (1).pdf

Garlic Bread.pdf

Kale or Cavolo Nero Chips.pdf

Kumara Wedges.pdf


No Cook Tomato Coulis.pdf

Quinoa salad.docx.pdf

Radish, Pear & Garden Greens Salad.pdf

Sorrel and Yoghurt Dip.docx.pdf

Spicy Roasted Capsicum Salsa.docx.pdf

sweetcorn-fritters-2016 (2).pdf