High school students explore soil health at the urban farm at CERES

Farming For Our Future Excursion Y9&10

Explore farming and learn about organic, local food.

PROGRAM DETAILS

YEAR LEVELS

Y9&10

cost

Full day 10am – 2pm $590 per group (max 25 students) +$10 booking fee

ratio

One adult: 20 students. Minimum of 1 staff per group

Explore how some agricultural practices have affected environmental health and soil quality, while soil care is transforming our food systems and is pivotal to address climate change.

  • Discover what ‘urban farming’ means and how it can benefit the community and the environment
  • Explore and understand the different practical skills of organic garden/farming practices
  • Identify the different processes needed to create compost and understand its role in regenerating soils
  • Explore our global diet and identify the role of Indigenous knowledge and bushfoods can have on our food security into the future.

“Excellent hands on excursion with talented instructors. I highly recommend this as a unique educational opportunity.”
– Year 9 Teacher

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