Get Creative

Offered by
Fresh Roots
Last updated on
Thursday, January 6th, 2022
Experience type: 
In-Person
Program Description

Art is all around us, including on the farm!  Try your hand at making root veggie stamps, painting with leaves, making veggie collages, or other plant-based art projects.  Exact projects will vary depending on plant availability.

Big Ideas
  • Engagement in the arts creates opportunities for inquiry through purposeful play.
  • Inquiry through the arts creates opportunities for risk taking.
  • Creative experiences involve an interplay between exploration, inquiry, and purposeful choice.
  • Artists experiment in a variety of ways to discover new possibilities and perspectives.
  • Engaging in creative expression and experiences expands people’s sense of identity and community.
  • Engaging in the arts develops people’s ability to understand and express complex ideas.
  • Individual and collective expression can be achieved through the arts.
  • Creative arts experiences can build community and nurture relationships with others.
  • COVID Precautions

    The best place to learn right now is outside! Our all-outdoor programs are COVID-conscious.  Activities will be no-contact, with all tools and non-paper materials sanitized between uses. Hand washing or sanitization will happen upon arriving at the site, before harvesting, before and after eating, as well as any other time hand washing would typically need to happen. All participants will be required to wear a mask or other suitable face covering while harvesting, just like our farmers do! We ask that teachers and chaperones help students remember to maintain their physical bubble/distance from one another and our staff. 

    Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    Days Offered: 
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    No
    Also Offered For: 
    Daycamps, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Preschool, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    Pre-Visit Information Package
    Fee Details
    Fee Notes: 

    10 or fewer students: $100

    11-22 students: $175

    23-30 students $250

    31-35 students $300

    VSB Discount! All VSB classes will receive a 20% discount on their field trips, farm bookings, and multi-visit programs. Schools in the David Thompson and Van Tech catchments will receive an additional 25% discount for their first field trip.

    Additional Notes

    Situated at Vancouver Technical and David Thompson secondary schools, our schoolyard farms are a short walk from many elementary schools and community centres. All field trips include a farm work experience, as well as a chance to harvest and taste veggies, when seasonally available. We require 1 teacher/chaperone for every 8 grade K-3 students and for every 10 grade 4-12 students.

    Learn more and book your trip at freshroots.ca/education/field-trips/.