Looking forward to April flowers, Might showers and sunny June hours? We’re celebrating the approaching of spring by introducing a brand new line-up of outside, hands-on subject journeys, together with bringing again some tried-and-true favourites. All of our subject journeys embrace the possibility to take part within the work of our small-scale, sustainable farm, style the meals we develop, and dig deep into studying actions. This season, we’re studying in regards to the small beings that make a huge impact in sustainable farming!
MicroFarm (Grades Ok-1)
Micro crops. Micro flowers. Micro bugs. Micro college students? There are such a lot of tiny issues to see on the farm! We’ll apply utilizing magnifying glasses and getting near see how little issues on the farm have a huge impact, and apply caring for the smallest members of our dwelling world.
Connections to the science, social research, and bodily and well being schooling curriculum.
Bee Sense (Grades 4-5)
Are you able to see ultraviolet mild? Are you able to sniff out flowers from afar? Do you talk with members of the family by way of dance? In that case, you have to be a bee! Be part of us in celebrating how bees’ senses assist pollinate lots of the crops we rely on for meals.
Connections to the science, profession, and bodily and well being schooling curriculum.
twenty first Century Farming (Grades 10-12)
Local weather change and biodiversity loss are main threats to our meals system, and unjust labour practices within the meals sector contribute to poverty and oppression in our communities, however there’s a means ahead! See how regenerative agriculture and tasks like Contemporary Roots can enhance the meals system by supporting each the ecosystem we’re a part of and the individuals who develop our meals, and assist construct a very sustainable meals system!
Connections to the science, social research, ADST, and bodily and well being schooling curriculum.
Study with Us
Our Experiential Studying packages assist college students connect with meals, the land, and one another by way of hands-on farm experiences. Our curriculum-aligned subject journeys assist college students and lecturers join classroom studying to the actual world. Reductions can be found for VSB colleges!
Join a Vancouver Farm Area Journey
Volunteer with Us
Do you’re keen on working with youngsters and need to assist them develop on the farms? Whether or not you’re trying to achieve expertise or put your years of knowledge to good use, our Experiential Studying Group would like to have you ever! Extra info is on our Volunteer web page
Photograph to the left of “Bee Sense” is a spinoff of “Crocosmia sp. (Montbretia) flowers Vis-UV-IR comparability” by David Kennard is licensed below CC BY 3.0.