Farm School natural learning experience

Alphington

Miracle catchers HARVEST SEASON (6 sessions of 1 hour and 45 minutes each)
During our 6 week course in September and October. Children will be celebrating the abundance of the harvesting season while
•Harvesting leeks, cauliflowers, cabbages, purple sprouting broccoli,
•Learning about many varieties of apples and squash.
•Sowing in the polytunnel: lettuce, oriental greens that we harvest for our salad bags during the winter: rocket, purse lane, pak choi, etc.
•Harvesting red/ white cabbage, and main crop potatoes.
•Exploring ways of preserving food and Pickle making.
•Looking after our chickens flock (our cockerel Jack and 6 chickens), Amelie and Louis our ewe and lamb, make sure they are safe and have enough to eat and drink.
•Discover wild life around the farm and in hedgerows and different medicinal herb/ weeds, and flowers.
•Learn about trees in our farm, and observe their magical rapid autumnal transformation.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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