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January 10 @ 9:15 am - 2:00 pm
Why bring your team to the farm?
Take time away from the office and enjoy a rewarding day, team building at a community farm, in the heart of Melbourne!
Corporate experiences are a wonderful way for businesses to make a social impact whilst bolstering their reputation within the community, building teams and developing staff skills.
Bringing your team for a day at Collingwood Children’s Farm makes an enormous difference to the community and benefits volunteers personally. It offers the chance to make social connections, develop skills and confidence and develop professional networks, while earning the satisfaction that only a hard day’s work can bring.
And, of course, it’s fun!!
Corporate team experience days with CCF are invaluable; you are uniquely placed to tackle large jobs that could otherwise take the Farm weeks or months to complete.
Farm work is physical, outdoors and usually dirty. You might be unloading a delivery of hay, helping set up for our monthly Farmers Market or getting stuck into the gardens. The list of jobs is endless, but we do have the ability to tailor work to suit all abilities, so no one is left out.
9.15am – Arrival at the Farm
9.30 – Welcome and paying respects to the traditional owners of the land. Tour and history of the Farm and induction.
10.30 – Light Refreshment Break
11.00 – Morning activities that may include – planting, harvesting, moving hay, setting up for market day or many other activities.
1.00pm – lunch (catered by Farm or bring your own for a picnic in the paddock)
2pm – Afternoon self-guided activities on the Farm
(or optional add-on activities)
Catered lunch – a choice of 3 packages
Package 1: Platters of Scones, Sausage Rolls, Fruit and juice.
Package 2: Individual grazing boxes: a tasty selection of charcuterie and cured meats, artisan cheeses, farmhouse relish, olives, pickles, vegetable crudités, fresh fruit and gluten free crackers
Package 3: Individual picnic boxes full of freshly made treats including sandwiches, wedges of frittata, our salad of the day, vegetable crudités, fresh fruit, chocolate brownies and farm cookies
Please choose one package only for your team
Optional Add-On Activities:
Please choose a maximum of two add-on activities
Potting up a seed or two
In this workshop you will learn about cultivating your own veggie and herb garden and we’ll start you off with a germination kit with a few different herbs and veggies and teach you the best ways to get them to grow into plants you can tend at home and provide food for your table.
In this hands on skilled workshop, you’ll be working with our onsite woodwork team using power tools to build your own garden trug. Using sustainable timber we’ll teach you how to assemble and stain your trug to take home with you.
Guinea pig Cuddles
You and the team get a private cuddle with some of our super friendly guinea pigs.
Collingwood Children’s Farm is a non-profit community organisation.
Your financial contribution helps us care for our animals, conserve our heritage farmland, and fund inclusive programs to support those experiencing adversity.