A living place... that connects communities to healthier, holistic ways of being.

Kia ora and welcome

We spend our days passionately showing children, parents and the community where their food comes from, and how to eat nutritionally well through a range of educational programmes.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMME

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMME

As part of a small group, children will have one on one exposure to daily life on a small farm. They will acquire life skills that will give them confidence for the challenges in today’s world.

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HOLIDAY EDUCATION PROGRAMME

HOLIDAY EDUCATION PROGRAMME

An outdoor interactive Holiday Programme where children can be children with nature, our farm and family life. There is the opportunity for horse riding, interaction with our animals, gardening and food production.

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SCHOOL ECE FIELD TRIPS

SCHOOL ECE FIELD TRIPS

Our ECE School Trips are outdoors and interactive. We cater to children of all ages from day care through to high school level.

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ONE DAY FARM/FOREST SCHOOL PROGRAMME

ONE DAY FARM/FOREST SCHOOL PROGRAMME

An outdoor interactive Education Programme, where children can be children with nature, our farm and family life. There is the opportunity for interaction with our animals, gardening and food production, learning through the exploration of forest and wetlands.

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Holidays Bookings Now Open!

Book now for 2021 Holiday Programmes!

Bookings are limited and children from ages 4 to 14 are welcome. Sessions run from 9am to 3pm weekdays

Children bring their own morning tea, a wholesome lunch is provided and the children take part in preparing this.

Daily care and feeding of animals big and small, sets the rhythm for our days. After morning tea, we take turns hand milking Amber, our house cow.

There’s time to explore the farm, bush areas or the stream before lunch preparation starts. Following lunch there is the opportunity for a ride on the horses, while we wait for our turn there are games, crafting such as sanding, whittling wood, finger knitting takes place –

We use local, organic food wherever possible when it does not come directly from our gardens.

Vegetarian and Vegan options. We cater for dairy free, with alternatives for milk and cheese.

To register your child and book, please click on the link below.

https://teacherinthepaddock.aimyplus.com/

Please be sure to provide all information regarding medical, dietary and anything else that will help us keep your child happy and safe.

Cost is $60.00 per child per session.

Bookings are coming in fast so be sure to book now to avoid disappointment.

Food Workshops

Fermented foods used on a daily basis restore all the good bacteria and organisms that we need in our gut and intestinal tract, promoting friendly bacteria.  These foods are what are known as functional foods and are very probiotic.

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Finally… on it’s way late 2020

The time has come for Jane to meet all the requests from her fans to put together a series of Cook Books.

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