Please join us this Saturday, June 19th during our Saturday Farm Market for our Family Day at the Farm Festival! In addition to our regular offerings of local, organic produce and a variety of other vendors, the UBC Farm will be hosting several fun family activities for the young and old alike. Activities will include farm biodiversity tours, farm friendly children’s storytelling, face painting and other kids activities. The market opens at 9:00am, with festival activities starting at 10:00am, and the schedule is as follows:
Farm Biodiversity Tours – Come learn about life on the farm. Cows, chickens, bees and soil organisms are important members of the farm family. Attend one of these tours to learn a little bit about animal life at the farm. Tours start at 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am – Please meet on the hill above the market area near the picnic tables.
Children’s Book Readings – Veronica from Barefoot Books will be doing several readings throughout the day. Barefoot Books offers many children’s books inspired by stories about people and the natural world around them. Book reading times will be at 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:00pm.
Who’s in the garden? Ages 1 to 4 years old – at every session
What’s This? A Seed’s Story Ages 3 to 7 years old – at 10:30am
The Gigantic Turnip Ages 3 to 7 years old – at 11:30am
The Three Billy Goats Gruff Ages 3 to 7 years old – at 12:30pm