In the Nature Explore Classroom, the “Loose Parts” area has a variety of shells, pine cones, seed heads, and other natural materials for children to sort, touch and experience. Read more on the benefits of playing with loose parts here.
All ages will enjoy snacking on the ripe raspberries (southwestish by the compost bins) while they visit this month.
Every month, watch these emails for tips on what you can do at the Food Forest anytime you visit.
Food Forest Tour
Sat, Sept 21, 11am-12pm
Come see what is happening at the Food Forest this fall. Learn about how kids can interact with the Nature Explore Classroom, and what plants are ready for harvest. Free & open to everyone curious to explore. RSVP here. (helpful but not required)
Sat, 9/21 9am-12pm
Sun, 10/6 12-2pm
Come out and get your hands dirty while you snack on raspberries. Plenty of projects for all ages and skill levels. The more, the merrier! More details.
Sun, Sept 22, 1-4pm
It’s your favorite annual street party! Dozens of booths and activities join music and food in the South Salt Creek neighborhood this year. Stop by the Food Forest booth and say hello (or reply to this message if you can volunteer at the booth.) Details here.
Enchanted Food Forest
Sun, October 27, 2-5pm
Mark your calendar for the best Halloween event of the season! Kids often spend hours exploring all the fun activities after they’ve gotten their candy, so be sure their costume allows full movement!