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FARM KIDS - Mini Farmers Term 2 Thursday Sessions (Veggies)

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The Farm at Byron Bay

11 Ewingsdale Road

Ewingsdale, NSW 2481

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FARM KIDS - Mini Farmers Term 2 Thursday Sessions (Veggies)

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Thursday May 20th 9am – 3pm

The kids become mini farmers and after a detailed tour get set to work doing farm chores. We collect eggs, restock our pet chickens bedding, ensure they have fresh water and clean out the coup. We work on our dedicated Farm Kids garden plot and tend to our onsite worm Subpod. If the opportunity arises, we assist the farmers with their chores. They forage, cook, make natural products, create and see where their food comes from as well as experience countless opportunities to learn about teamwork, community, and ethical farming practices.

Discussion

  • Nutritional importance of vegetables in our diet
  • Go to the market garden to talk about the different vegetables growing and their nutritional values
  • Organic farming practices incorporating companion planting
  • Harvest and taste vegetables from the garden (if available).

Activities

  • We taste edible flowers and veggies
  • Paint a little egg carton garden & plant veggie seeds for our dedicated plot which we will nurture and eventually plant
  • Make Mr Potato Head with Watercress hair
  • Make Tzatziki and eat with veggie sticks
  • Veggie art – we make animal sculptures out of veggies.

What to bring

Children will need:

  • Children must wear covered shoes, sleeves and a hat at all times.
  • Please pack a healthy lunchbox for your child daily.
  • Please ensure you also bring a water bottle and a raincoat.
  • All items need to be labelled.

Where to meet

We will meet at the Farm House opposite the restaurant. Please look out for the signs to guide you.

Ages

These workshops are appropriate for children who are interested in farming, energetic and willing to work. Ages 5 to 15 years.

Extra Service

If you are a working parent please discuss with the Farm Kids Manager if you need your child to start early or finish later than the designated program time so as to get to and from work. For an extra fee this can be arranged.

Please don’t forget that if you cannot make it to our planned workshops we can tailor a workshop especially for your group. Email farmkids@thefarm.com.au for more detail.

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The Farm at Byron Bay

11 Ewingsdale Road

Ewingsdale, NSW 2481

Australia

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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