Available at the spectacular Cranbourne Gardens

Bush Foods (4–6)

Come on a journey through the Australian Garden and discover a variety of indigenous bush foods.

Students will learn Aboriginal knowledge of agricultural systems and food-related tools. They will become familiar with regional food plants and discover how land is managed for food production, harvesting and preparation.

This program runs at the Cranbourne Gardens on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday during school term.

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Cranbourne Gardens

Year level

Year 4 to Year 6

Students will

  • Learn about Aboriginal tools and edible plants
  • Have a go grinding  wattle seed
  • Sample lemon myrtle tea

Key focuses

  • Discover bush foods
  • Aboriginal tools, design and technology 
  • Indigenous preparation of bush foods

Curriculum Links

  • Level 3-4 Design and Technology

Available Times

Cranbourne Gardens: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

Morning: 10.15am - 11:45am (1.5 hours)

Afternoon: 12.45pm - 2.15pm (1.5 hours)

Program Cost

$13.50 per student

Meeting Point

Meet at the Visitors Centre at Cranbourne Gardens

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