Humans Who Grow Food -We are 2 passionate women dedicated to educating children about the origins of food, the relationship we can form with nature and the joys of giving back to the earth by living sustainably. We have both grown food since we were little with our families and now at home with our own families
Kids in Nature Network wanted to create a shared platform to celebrate and empower all the great initiatives that are happening around the state and beyond that reconnect kids with nature and the outdoors.
Nature play is a term used to describe the creation of simple play oppertunities in the natural environment. Hours of play encouraged the kids to take part in environmental activities - Physically, mentally, emotionally and socially; kids do better outside. To celebrate our native land, to educate and engage the beauty of outdoor play. An experience for all who ventured inside the magical world of BOTANICA. A village built from Australiania and wonder.
Get the kids in the garden and install a worm tower. Create healthy, living soil that will feed your garden beds. Introducing a worm tower will create a living mini microbe system. This will improve the quality of your vegetable beds and improve the growth of your produce as the nutrients are delivered straight to your soil.
A day of sharing and newtorking with teachers, the eco-minded and horticultural experts was held at The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show with Victorian Schools Garden Awards and Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria. When a passionate group of like minded people come together, you can expect nothing less than collaboration and inspiration. Their commonality is to guide the next generation who will inevitably follow in their footsteps.
An absolute must, if flowers, plants and art get you out of bed in the morning. Every step inside the grand hall of the Royal Exhibition Building at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this year was mesmerizing! Days could of gone by, spending time looking at all the creative installations. An absolute must to see if you have a thing fresh, dried, twisted, braided, plaited, scrunched and torn pieces of floral art. We were in heaven!
It's not every day you can say you became a KIDS HEALTH HERO! We have teamed up, or we should say ambassadored with Bel , creator of The Root Cause in Australia, to help put healthy food back into our kids schoolbags. Open up a kids lunchbox today and we're pretty sure there will be … Continue reading The Root Cause – The 5 minute healthy lunchbox system
The Victorian Schools Garden Award (VSGA) recognises, rewards and celebrates the gardening achievements of schools, their students and community in existing and newly established school gardens. It is run annually across both metropolitan and regional Victoria. Now in its 40th year, the Victorian Schools Garden Awards have a long history of bringing gardening skills and … Continue reading VSGA – Victorian Schools Garden Awards Bonbeach Primary School 2017
They share their food growing ways with parents, students and wider community, growing organic fruit, vegetables and flowers whilst making it fun to play outdoors in a sustainable environment. Tee-pee’s come and go, sensory gardens are forever changing, nature play structures are always being built, worm farms & compost heaps brew, organic veggie patches grow, fruit orchards bloom, community plots are nurtured, frog bogs are busy and mud kitchens are a messy place for little hands full of fun. There is something for everyone to interact with in the garden.
Welcome to the Mushroom State of Origin. Nothing like a mushroom growing challenge to get kids excited about growing food! Join us and other schools around Australia for a mushroom growing challenge. Junction Park State School in QLD and Cudgee Valley Public School in NSW and Bonbeach Primary School in Vic all share the vision … Continue reading Mushroom Growing Challenge