UA-3205253-1 Food for Life | Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Food for Life

Available at the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Food for Life

Immerse yourself in an organic gardening experience and learn about the connections between plants and food.

Children will learn what is involved in growing and looking after plants as they partake in hands-on activities in the Kitchen Garden, such as planting, digging and harvesting. They will engage their senses as they explore the Gardens and meet the worms that help compost organic material.

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Location

Melbourne Gardens

Year Level

Early Childhood

Students will

  • Investigate seasonal food plants
  • Discuss what plants need to grow
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key focuses

  • Where does food come from
  • Organic gardening
  • Harvesting food

Curriculum Links

This program supports outcomes from the Victorian Early Years Learning Development Framework

Available Times

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours) Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Education entrance, Observatory House

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