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Retail and Hospitality - GREEN GROCER


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Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

1. Brown onions shown here are only one type of onions that can be found! Have a look at your local Green Grocer and count up the different varieties of onion.

2. Then go to the Supermarket and count the number of products that contain onions - don't forget to look at the pickled onions section!!!

3. Ask and find out from your family what dishes contain onion that you eat!



Discuss with a partner at school.

Brown onions





bullet.gif (981 bytes)Internet Shopping - A comparison of prices and value!

icon_m.gif (211 bytes)Middle High SchoolSecondary

Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

What to do:
1. Make a shopping list of fruit and vegetables that your family might require in one week. If you are in a high school, ask the hospitality teacher if you could have a sample list of what this faculty would buy each week in fruit and vegetables.

2. Draw up a table with 5 columns.
3. Woolworths has online shopping.

Go to the Woolworths' web site - you will have to register so ask your parents' permission.

Look at the vegetable/fruit section
and select the fruit and vegetables you might require.

Write down the prices along side your list of green groceries in column 2.
4. Go Fresh Fruit online shopping.  

Again choose your fruit, vegetables or herbs.

List the prices in column 3.

Note any features that are different to Woolworths and write them down in column 5.
Go Fresh Fruit
5. The Market Runners offer a different service. Explore and compare.

List their prices in column 4.

Any differences to the other two is noted in column 5.
The Market Runners
Are you getting value for money?

Are there any differences between the three online green grocer shops? Describe in detail. Which one would you buy from? Why?

Now ask the person in your household that buys the green groceries if they would consider buying online. Find out the reasons and present these to the class or your family.
Greengrocer and capsicums


bullet.gif (981 bytes)Websites, Games & Apps

bullet.gif (981 bytes)Green Grocer's Game


Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy
Green Grocer Game
bullet.gif (981 bytes)Fruit Sudoku Puzzle


Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy
Fruit Sudoku

bullet.gif (981 bytes) Fruit Ninja Lite

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Fruit Ninja Lite app

Price: FREE
Developer: Halfbrick Studios

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