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Canoelands Orchards

Canoelands, NSW

In a world where children are consumed by technology and instant gratification, the relaxed pace of the farm is a perfect opportunity for all ages to take a moment to reflect on how the food they consume gets to their tables.

“They were really amazing and they added in some team games and activities which made for a great and packed day”
Yossi,  Jems 

Highlights

  • Your Food Starts here – understanding paddock to plate with a packing shed demonstration
  • Bee Presentation – discover bee keeping and harvesting, and the importance of bees to sustainable farming
  • Animal Tour – Goats, pigs, geese, chickens, guinea pigs and horses; understand their environments and how they’re cared for
  • Aboriginal hand painting tour and tractor ride
  • Seed planting to take home and have a go picking fruit that’s in season on your visit!

What's Included?

  • Tours, tastings and picking!
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

For Schools

  • Suitable for all Primary stages.

In HSIE, students will develop knowledge, skills and understanding:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places, and environments.
  • apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.
  • develop knowledge and understanding about the nature of history and key changes and developments from the past.
  • develop knowledge and understanding about key historical concepts and develop the skills to undertake the process of historical inquiry.

Facilitator Profile

The love and care shown by the Christie family during your Canoelands Orchard excursion is what makes your visit unforgettable.

Now in their third generation, the Christie’s are as passionate as ever about creating quality farm produce and making ‘farm life’ accessible to everyone.

As co-owner Jamie explains, “We want everyone to know more about where their food comes from, to have the opportunity to eat fruit straight from the trees and taste the difference.  Children particularly are always amazed by the flavour.”

In a world where children are consumed by technology and instant gratification, the relaxed pace of the farm is a perfect opportunity for all ages to take a moment to reflect on how the food they consume gets to their tables.

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Lots of fun and educational! Children loved picking the mandarins :)
Miriam
Regents Park Christian School
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They were really amazing and they added in some team games and activities which made for a great and packed day.
Yossi, Jems
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Great range of activities where the kids were able to spend the whole day outdoors. Kids really loved the animal interaction and being able to take home the apples they picked 🙂
Ashley - Lane Cove
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Kids loved the fruit picking, animal feeding and bee talk. Great excursion, kids were engaged the whole time!
Anna - Truscott Street
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This was a great experience!! We will be back 🙂
St Marys and Mother Teresa
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The children absolutely loved everything that was on offer. Thank you and we will be back soon
Rebecca
Mowbray OSHC
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The staff were incredibly kind and flexible. Our children were very well supported.
Olivia
Catholic Care
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We really enjoyed learning about the different aspects of running an orchard.
The Children
St Bernadette's COSHC
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Very interactive and the children were always occupied. Great educational opportunity and enjoyable for the kids
Lee-Ann
Asquith School Care
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Great Staff, good balance of activities, kids loved feeding the animals and bee education. Great day!
Ellis
Ryde East

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