Growing Your Own - For Kids Free!

Growing Your Own - For Kids

A special Children's Week activity

Next Available: Tue, 22 Oct 4:00PM (AEDT)
1 hour
Over 20 people have attended this class


Come along to Edendale for this after-school session. Your child will learn all about what a seed needs to grow, the environmental benefits of growing some of your own food, and why worms are such amazing creatures when it comes to recycling food waste and creating amazing quality soil! Visits to our veggie gardens, worm farms and compost areas will be part of the activity. Children will also get to plant a seed in a biodegradable pot that they can take home with them.

Please note this is a children's activity, suitable for children aged 4 to 6 years old. A parent or guardian must attend the workshop with the participating child/children to ensure supervision and safety.  Thank you.

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What you will learn

  • What do seeds need to grow?
  • Creating healthy soil via worm farms and compost
  • Environmental benefits of growing your own food

What you will get

  • A potted up seed to take home
Parking Info

While there is some parking available at the front of Edendale we would  encourage you to investigate some more sustainable transport options including:

  • Riding your bike
  • Public Transport 
  • Walking
  • Car pooling

Some overflow parking may be available at Eltham North playground

What to bring

  • Inquiring mind and questions

What to wear


Appropriate for

Children interested in growing food and learning about living more sustainably

Edendale Farm

(928 Reviews)

Edendale is a small working farm on 7 hectares of land adjacent to the Diamond Creek in Eltham.

We are open 7 days a week 9.30 to 4.30 with the exception of Christmas Day. Entry to the farm is by a Gold Coin Donation into one of our donation boxes around the farm.

Edendale's purpose is to provide an interactive community and education centre to support sustainable living practices for the whole community.

Edendale offers:

  • Local native plant nursery
  • Preschool and school education programs
  • Community sustainability workshops
  • Family activities and events
  • Cafe Eden and spaces for picnics
  • Close proximity to Eltham North adventure playground reserve
  • Volunteer opportunities

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4.5 (4 reviews)
Lucarated it
24 Oct 2023
Took my 3 year old grandson to the session. He absolutely loved it! I enjoyed it too, learning about worms, planting, goats & seedlings. Well done Edendale farm, it was fantastic
Eliserated it
26 Oct 2022
Beautiful space and lovely skills for the kids to learn! Tim was a great teacher
Elsa rated it
25 Oct 2022
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer or credit note.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Edendale Farm or organised by Edendale Farm must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Edendale Farm


I agree to give Edendale Farm unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs, videos or recordings taken at Edendale Farm classes and events or on Edendale Farm premises. (For use of Edendale Farm marketing materials).

Photos and videos recordings will not be taken of children without written permission from parents or guardians.


Edendale Farm requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class commencing for a refund, transfer or credit.


In the event that a class is cancelled by Edendale Farm, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund, transfer or credit.

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