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Come be an ecological explorer as we dig deep into the wonderful web of food and compost! You’ll explore the farm on a self guided tour while you are here. Then, we’ll all learn about critters that help compost and techniques to make your own backyard bin. Kids will have a chance to get their hands dirty, play some games, and learn a few songs, too!

katieblog-e1486134690745-580x396Ages: 5- 12. other ages welcome, but activities will be geared towards this age group.

When: March 19, 2017

Times: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Where: Love is Love Farm, Decatur Georgia

1876 2nd Ave, Decatur, GA 30032

(Parking available at Donald Trimble Mortuary)

Cost: $5 for children, $3 for GO members.  Under 2 is free

If you need assistance with this cost, please email erin@georgiaorganics.org

 

NOTE: this event is RAIN OR SHINE! Please dress accordingly and bring water and snacks.

Parents must stay with children at all times.

 

NEW! Schedule of events:

On-going activities from 1 – 5 p.m. 

– Plant a seed

– Explore the farm

– Worm investigation

– Tractor Ride

– Soil Science Experiments

1:15 – 1:45 Compost Games! Kids will play games, run relays and learn songs about compost!

1: 45 -2:00 Compost Tea demonstration. Farmer Joe Reynolds will show off his fancy new contraption.

2:00 -2:30. Compost 101. Kids will learn the ins and outs of compost and all the critters involved in this fun, hands-on lesson.

2:45 Compost Tea demonstration

2:45 Soil Science Exploration Workshop. Kids will learn about the incredible science of soil and conduct an experiement.

3:30 Compost 101 Workshop

4:00 Compost Games