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Urban Farm Play Day School Holidays Tour

Come and enjoy an urban farm experience with a guided tour of Perth City Farm and time with the animals from Farmer Damian’s Moobile Farm. This school holiday activity is suited to children aged 4-11.

Perth City Farm is a 26 year old Urban Farm that provides space and opportunities to build community connections, and educates and enables people to live sustainably. Founded on the site of a former battery recycling facility, this once toxic site has been lovingly rehabilitated over many years to become a Western Australian icon for environmental sustainability and community engagement.

We love to show children around the farm and will cover themes including:

  • Food production- veggie growing, fruit trees, medicinal herbs
  • Waste management- compost, worm farms, recycling centre
  • Animals- chickens, ducks and bees and their care
  • Outdoor art- street art, mosaics, sculpture
  • History of the farm as a volunteer lead community project

The experience includes time spent with Farmer Damian and his kid-friendly animals including sheep, rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese. Children will get to feed and pet the animals, and learn about how they are cared for.

A parent or Caregiver must accompany their child/children to the session, and stay onsite for the duration- we've got a great cafe onsite and a sandpit with toys for children under 4. Please dress for the weather.

All parking around City Farm is paid on weekdays and it can be hard to find a vacant spot but we're right next to Claisebrook train station and on the free Yellow CAT bus route so catching public transport can be part of the day's adventure.

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    Event Showings

    Thursday | 1st October | 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am

    Thursday | 8th October | 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am

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    Price

    16

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    Location

    Perth City Farm

    1 City Farm Place

    East Perth WA 6004