Located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, approximately 70 km south east of Melbourne sits a bio-dynamic farm...In order to feed our growing population, it is so important to educate the children on how and where to grow or source clean, nutritious food; at the same time as protecting the future of our land, the diversity of plants, the husbandry of our animals and the support of our fellow beings.
We are an ordinary family of five people, one dog, one cat, two chooks and thousands of worms, living as sustainable as we can in suburban, beachside Melbourne. We like the well-known mantra of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” – adding on “Repair”
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.
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.
We welcomed in Spring with a day of edible seed planting for kids to take home, nurture and harvest at a recent workshop. Learning about where food comes from by growing it, eating it and playing with nature in an unstructured environment should be part of every childhood. Choosing vegetables that grow quickly is ideal … Continue reading Spring planting for kids