Going green on the farm

A guided farm tour and discussion about sustainable farming, waste reduction, composting, worm farms and planting.

Through hands-on activities students will  have the opportunity to learn how they can contribute to a reduction in the waste stream by re-using, recycling and cutting down their consumption of non renewable resources.   

Students will also explore the aspects of farming that contribute to its viability over the long term by protecting the environment for both production and biodiversity. 

Activities

  • Farm classroom – discussion of waste reduction
  • Guided farm tour
  • Introduction to sustainable farming
  • Wildlife ride to see emus and kangaroos
  • Hands-on garden learning, including composting, worm farms & planting
Links to the Victorian Curriculum
Design & Technologies
  • Use materials, components, tools, equipment and techniques to produce designed solutions safely (VCDSCD020).
  • Identify how people create familiar designed solutions and consider sustainability to meet personal and local community needs (VCDSTS013)
Science
  • People use science in their daily lives (VCSSU041)
  • Earth’s resources are used in a variety of ways (VCSSU047).
  • Participate in guided investigations, including making observations using the senses, to explore and answer questions (VCSIS051).

Program cost

$16.80 per child (prices current for 2022/2023 Financial Year).

Bookings

Bookings are essential and should be made well in advance to secure your desired dates. For bookings or further information please contact our Education Team Leader.

Phone: 03 8470 8164
Email: BundooraPark.EducationTeamLeader@darebin.vic.gov.au