A student feeds the chickens at CERES

Farming For Our Future Excursion Y7&8

Explore farming and learn about organic, local food.

PROGRAM DETAILS

YEAR LEVELS

Y7&8

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

“I feel like learnt so much more than I already knew and the kids really benefited from this. The two group system worked well and the teachers did a great job. Will be talking about this for a long time with the students.”
– Year 8 Teacher

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