Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation Immanuel Gawler & Zion Preschool 2018

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

A food philosophy that makes sense.

Stephanie Alexander has a vision that pleasurable food education is accessible to every Australian school with a primary curriculum.

The not-for-profit Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation takes a revolutionary approach to food education focusing on pleasure, flavour and fun. The recipe for effective food education:

  • Encourage fun, flavour and texture through experiences that engage all the senses.
  • Model good food choices without resorting to pyramids or labels of ‘healthy’ or ‘unhealthy’.
  • Reinforce techniques repeatedly, providing the confidence to plant seeds or cook simple dishes at home.
  • Plan menus around the fresh, seasonal produce growing in the garden.
  • Use ingredients at their peak – seasonal herbs, crisp veggies, fresh fruits.
  • Expand culinary horizons, presenting cultural differences as fascinating rather than strange.
  • Expand vocabularies for describing foods, flavours, textures, plants and processes.
  • Food should be delicious and the cooking of fresh fruit and vegetables should be timed with great care.
  • Come together at the end of the cooking to share our meal around the table.
Volunteers welcome to help Immanuel Gawler & Zion Preschool 2018

Volunteers welcome to help

Do you enjoy gardening, cooking or enjoy working with a small group of children!   We would love some extra help.    
If this interests you please contact Simon Wundersitz ( or Kayla Kreymborg (

The garden sessions are on Tuesdays
9:30am and 11am

Kitchen sessions are on a Wednesday. 
9:30am and 11am

Grandparents more than welcome too.  Feel free to come and have a look to see how we operate.

Recipes  Immanuel Gawler & Zion Preschool 2018


There are always delicious dishes being made and students have the opportunity to taste and enjoy.

Attached is some of the dishes prepared during 2021. 

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