Edendale Mini Farmers

Edendale Mini Farmers

Help one of the Edendale Farmers for a morning.

Next Available: Wed, 03 Apr 9:00AM (AEDT)
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1 hour
Over 50 people have attended this class


By popular demand we have created this special opportunity for younger children aged between 5 and 8 years of age to assist the farmers with some of our morning animal chores.

This may include :

• Letting out the chickens

• Feeding the chickens

• Changing the chickens water and cleaning the paths

• Feeding the sheep and alpacas

• Feeding the goats 

• Helping to milk a goat

• Cleaning the paddocks

• Making compost and feeding the worms

Bookings are essential and children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Cost: $12 per child 

Facilitator: Edendale Farmers 

Children to be accompanied by a parent / caregiver.

Accompanying adults no charge.

Please note cafe eden will be closed for some of the school holidays (December 24 to January 20) but will be open from Saturday January 21 onwards serving great coffee and light refreshments. Self-catering and picnics are welcome every day at Edendale.

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What you will learn

  • Explore, experience and learn about our farm animals first hand

What you will get

  • An appreciation and understanding of our amazing animals, plus have a lot of fun!
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

  • Parent or caregiver will be required to stay with the child / group.

What to wear

Casual outdoors. Closed shoes, long sleeves and long pants recommended. Hat and sunscreen too!

Appropriate for

Children aged 5 to 7 years old

Edendale Farm

(836 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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4.9 (14 reviews)
Oakleyrated it
25 Jan 2024
We had a wonderful morning at the mini farmers. It was cery informative and did a variety of activities. We always have such a lovely time when coming to the farm. It is so well run and great for the community
Jimmyrated it
16 Jan 2024
Well run and fun loving class for little people. Gives children the opportunity to engage with the farm and animals, whilst learning about their surroundings and independently getting involved in the care and development of the animals and environment. Absolutely loved this
Elijahrated it
06 Jul 2023
An exceptional experience for my son and the facilitators were warm and welcoming A well planned program introducing all participants to farm activities and the vast array of animals My son thoroughly enjoyed the program at the Eden Vale community farm
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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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