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Farm Activities

Jungle Cooking

Explore a variety of cooking methods that are based on local wisdom, learn about self-sustainability making utensils from natural materials, see where food comes from, and delve further into Thai culture.

Harvesting and Eating

Pizza Making:Harvest your fresh ingredients then form a pizza that cooks in our earthen brick oven

Fresh Spring Rolls: harvest vegetables to turn into fresh spring rolls

Lemonade: harvest and squeeze lemons

Farm Snack: Roast / grill your tasty local snack

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Learning about where food comes from

Students learn about plant parts, adaptations and lifecycles and are able to identify when vegetables are ready to eat. Classes include starting seeds, transplanting seedlings, planting, weeding, thinning crops and making compost. Students may visit the hens and pigs and discuss different types of farming, the advantages and disadvantages. You may take a mushroom workshop.

 

Rice

Combine learning about Thai culture with your visit to the Three-Generation Farm. Learn about the life cycle of rice and Thai traditions concerning rice cultivation.

Enter the rice paddy and plough with the buffalo, depending n the season plant or harvest rice, thresh and winnow then cook a popular rice snack.

 

Creative reflection

In order to inspire wonder and curiosity of the natural world, classes include scavenger hunts, making natural dyes, journal writing, poetry and artwork.

 

Wellbeing

Classes include natural beauty, using local wisdom to create balms, soaps and shampoos and mindfulness activities giving time and space to appreciate the different spaces around the farm. 

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Learning about connections

The farm illustrates how ecosystems are made up of interdependent pieces. Classes include food webbing, discovery of farm lifecycles (plants, animals, insects) and understanding the role of our farm within the Traidhos Three-Generation Community for Learning campus. You could explore who shares the water that passes through the farm and how in our connected world everyone must take responsibility for conserving the environment.

 

Sustainable Farming 

Students identify the characteristics of Three-Generation Farm visiting the animals, vegetable areas, rice paddy, ponds and aquaponics. They learn about King Rama lX’s Sufficiency Economy model and compare with different farming practices around the world.

Classes include hands-on contact with soil and food, the use of companion planting, integrated pest management, natural pesticides and animal care. It may include making biochar.

 

The Science of Soil

Students investigate the composition of soil in different areas of the farm, test the alkalinity of the soil and work together to create a compost pile. Students may investigate the life living in the soil.

For more information local schools contact farm@threegeneration.org

Overseas schools contact michaelc@threegeneration.org