Farm Kids School Holiday Veggies Workshop – September 25th
9.30am–12.30pm, $65 per child, ages 4 to 12 yrs
We start the workshop with an educational, hands on and fun tour of The Farm followed by a discussion and taste of veggies and herbs we have picked on the tour. We make a crafty and hilarious MR Potato head to take home as well as a healthy and yummy tzatziki dip to enjoy with veggie sticks.
What is included?
Farm Kids tour:
At the beginning of each workshop we take the children on an educational and fun tour of The Farm. We educate them about our cows, pigs, bees, chickens, flower crops, herb garden, orchard and veggie crops. We discuss concepts like paddock rotation for the animals, pollination, organic farming, healthy soil and composting and other ethical farming practices. The children get up close and personal with our pet chickens and see how the commercial chicken caravan works. The children pick and taste veggies, edible flowers and herbs.
Discussion Focus: Seasonal planting of crops and why climate is so important
We pick and taste veggies from the garden.
Gardening: We decorate biodegradable plant pots and plant veggies to take home
Cooking: We make homemade tzatziki and cut up fresh veggie sticks and to enjoy it with.
Craft: We make fun little Mr Potato Heads with growing hair.
What to bring
– Sturdy walking shoes
– Morning tea snack
– Backpack (to carry above)
Where to meet
Workshops begin at 9.30am, NSW time each morning. (If coming from QLD, please be aware of time difference during day light savings!) We will meet at the Barn, which is located at the back of the Restaurant. Look out for the signs to guide you.
These workshops are appropriate for children aged 4 and older. If your child is 4 you will need to remain onsite at The Farm. Children as old as 15 have enjoyed our workshops. Checkout our Mini Farmers program if you are 7 and older and want a full day working farm experience.
Please don’t forget that if you cannot make it to our planned workshops we can tailor a workshop especially for your group. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more detail.