Play with Your Food

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

Art is all around us, including on the farm!  Try your hand at making root veggie stamps, painting with leaves, dying cloth with plant-based dyes, 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.
  • Artists experiment in a variety of ways to discover new possibilities.
  • Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Months Available: 
    Times Offered: 
    See notes. minutes unless otherwise stated.
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    Offered In French: 
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    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    Fee Notes: 

    $150 for up to 25 students; additional students are $6 each.

    We require 1 teacher/chaperone for every 6 grade K-3 students, 8 grade 4-5 students, and 10 grade 6-7 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.

    Learn more and book your trip at