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!
Ages: 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
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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