Food Forest

Description :

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

Students will observe and harvest 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.

Students will

  • Learn about organic and sustainable gardening methods
  • Harvest seasonal produce from our working Kitchen Garden
  • Plant their own vegetable seeds

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
Teacher Resources

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Foundation to Year 2


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.