Stage 1 - Stage 2: Food and Fibre on the Farm

Stage 1 - Stage 2: Food and Fibre on the Farm


A working farm combines technology and the environment to meet our everyday needs. In this workshop students will investigate how the design features of our farm environment ensures a happy producer and a healthy meal, while discovering the many ways that animals help meet our fashion and functional needs.



What's involved

This workshop is available at Taronga Zoo Sydney only and will be delivered at the Backyard to Bush Farm. See below for further information.

At the Zoo

Taronga Zoo SydneyTaronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Explore the ways that animals and plants that are grown for food and fibre production both in traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and in our world today. Students will get the latest BUZZ on Taronga Zoo’s bees, building knowledge of their critical importance and on equipment and techniques used to produce and harvest delicious honey!This workshop is not available at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo


Stage 1

  • ST1-4LW-S describes observable features of living things and their environments
  • ST1-5LW-T identifies how plants and animals are used for food and fibre products

Stage 2

  • ST2-4LW-S compares features and characteristics of living and non-living things
  • ST2-5LW-T describes how agricultural processes are used to grow plants and raise animals for food, clothing and shelter