Food Forrest

Availableat the iconic Melbourne Gardens

Food Forest (F–6)

Learn about nutrient cycles and food chains through exploration of the Kitchen Garden.

Students will observe the seasonal produce growing at Melbourne Gardens, develop connections between plants and healthy diets and be introduced to composting and other organic and sustainable gardening methods.

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Location

Melbourne Gardens

Year level

Foundation to Year 6

Students will

  • Learn about organic and sustainable gardening methods
  • Learn the role of worms in the garden
  • Cultivate their own plant to take home

Key Focuses

  • Connections between plants and food
  • Sustainable gardening practices

Curriculum Links

  • Level F-2 Science and Design and Technologies
  • Level 3-4 Health and Physical Education, Design and Technologies and Science
  • Level 5-6 Science and Geography

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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