Farm Stories

Offered by
Fresh Roots
Last updated on
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Program Description

Explore stories of growing and eating food from around the world, learn the story of the farm, and create a story of your farm experience!

Big Ideas
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
  • Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words.
  • Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Stories and other texts connect us to ourselves, our families, and our communities.
  • Daily physical activity helps us develop movement skills and physical literacy, and is an important part of healthy living.
  • Learning about ourselves and others helps us develop a positive attitude and caring behaviours, which helps us build healthy relationships.
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Learning how to participate and move our bodies in different physical activities helps us develop physical literacy.
  • Movement skills and strategies help us learn how to participate in different types of physical activity.
  • Our communities are diverse and made of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.
  • Our rights, roles, and responsibilities are important for building strong communities.
  • We shape the local environment, and the local environment shapes who we are and how we live.
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the land, spirits, and ancestors.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3
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    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Fee Details
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    $150 for up to 25 students; additional students are $6 each.

    We require 1 teacher/chaperone for every 6 grade K-3 students. Additional adults will be charged at the student rate.  If your group needs accommodation for more adult assistance, please let us know on the registration form.

    Additional Notes

    Situated at Vancouver Technical and David Thompson secondary schools, our schoolyard farms are a short walk from many elementary schools and community centers.  All field trips are 2 hours long and include a farm work experience, as well as a tasting of salad or other veggies.

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