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Sydney City Farm

Science of nature community open day

Sydney City Farm
Sydney City Farm
52 Barwon Park Road, St Peters NSW 2044

Saturday 12 August 2023 from 10am to 3pm

Discover how organic farms work with nature to grow food.

Explore the web of life at Sydney City Farm. Learn about urban ecology with free activities for all ages. Biodiversity experts will introduce you to local wildlife and demonstrate how to support biodiversity in the city. Aboriginal educators will share cultural knowledge of native plants we can grow and nurture.

  • Sample bush foods and learn how to cook with native ingredients.

  • Make a native bee habitat to take home. Presented by Pine Street Creative Arts Centre.

  • Get creative with botanical art

  • Plant flower seeds to nurture

  • Search the leaf litter touch tank for bugs, burrowing cockroaches and native millipedes.

  • Experience nature on the farm with our seasonal scavenger hunt. 

  • Take a tour and see how we attract beneficial insects to the farm with plantings for pollinators.

Free but bookings essential

Hosted by Sydney City Farm. This National Science Week project is supported by the Australian Government.

See what else is on for National Science Week

Please note: This is an outdoor program running at the farm rain or shine, please bring waterproof clothing and shoes in case of wet weather. For the safety of visitors and volunteers events may be postponed or cancelled in extreme weather conditions.

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Sydney City Farm


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