Humans Who Grow Food

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

BOTANICA – A VILLAGE IN THE AUSTRALIAN GARDEN

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. 

How to build a worm tower

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. 

Victorian Schools Garden Awards at MIFGS

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. 

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show #MIFGS

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! 

Autumn Festival Nature Crafts

Kids immersed themselves in a the rush of autumn leaves that filled our tent all day long as the wind provided us with everything needed to create masks, wands, crowns, weaves and boats. Through play, we naturally learn to care for the environment and support children to become environmentally responsible.