Michael Jolly and his family won first prize in homeschool category of the Incredible Edibles primary schools’ horticulture and healthy eating programme, run by Agri Aware.

The 10-year-old from Ballina showcased his creative food journey online submitting the best end-of-year project to secure the top homeschool spot in the nationwide schools’ programme.

The Mayo pupil showcased a range of biodiversity measures by protecting bees and composting during the Incredible Edibles programme.

The Agri Aware Incredible Edibles programme ran from January to June and had its largest ever participation this year.

There were over 76,000 children from 1800 schools across the country that took part.

All schools who participate get free grow packs so they can plant, grow and harvest their own fruit and vegetables.

The Agri Aware Incredible Edibles programme helps children learn all about how food gets to their plates while growing their own fruit, vegetables and herbs too.

 To learn more about the project, visit: https://www.agriaware.ie/incredible-edibles-programme/ie-schools/

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