Programs for Kids!


School Holiday Program

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Be A Farmer for a Day

Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th September and Tuesday 1st and Thursday 3rd October

Bookings open now

This a one-day paid  program.  It is similar group to our Young Farmers Program, but it is open to everyone between the ages of 10-16 years.  Like the Young Farmers, kids get to help with the cows, ride the horses, help with the guinea pig cuddles and looking after the guinea pigs, gardening, maintenance around the Farm, plus feeding and looking after the animals.  Limited to 12 children a day, it means everyone can have a go and try their hand at jobs they are interested in. Cost $85 per day with lunch included.

To make a booking for the ‘Be a Farmer for the Day’, please contact our reception by phone 9417 5806 or email, and they will send you the information and forms required to finalise your booking.

For other activities on the Farm, please check out the ‘Plan Your Day’ or ‘Up and Coming Events’ on our website!

In the afternoon we’ll be expanding on some of the characters we developed throughout the morning and crafting grass roots stories during our mini-writers residency in the farm cottage.  

‘Click Here’ for more information, or ‘Here’ to book a space in the Young Writers’ Holiday Program at the Farm.


Young Farmers Program

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The Young Farmers Program has been going so long we now have the second generation of young farmers teaching the third generation!

Open to anyone between the ages of 8 and 16 who is a resident in the City of Yarra.  The program gives people an opportunity to learn things like animal care and handling, gardening, cooking, horse riding, and guinea pig cuddling (most people seem to need a lot of practice with this!).

The program runs on either a Saturday, or a Sunday, three days of each month during the school terms.  

To get involved, participants need to email the Farm Manager at call on 9417 5806 to organise an interview for themselves and their parent/carer.  There is an annual cost and parents/carers are required to contribute by volunteering at times during the year.