UA-3205253-1 Bush Foods | Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria


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.

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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

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 lawns of the Ian Potter Lakeside Precinct 

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