Gavana Holsteins | Glenmore

Gavana Holsteins | Glenmore

Visit a working dairy within reach of Sydney! With a focus on providing educational tours, Gavana Dairy is the perfect place to bring your students for their Kids to Farms experience.
Finalists in the 2018 NSW Farmer of the Year award, Gavin and Karina Moore are passionate about helping students learn and understand where their food comes from. With a purpose built dairy and education centre, students will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with a dairy cow, and learn all about the dairy industry in Australia. Students will learn about the paddock to plate journey of dairy products, and how technology is used in agriculture to achieve sustainable and productive enterprises.


Farm Visit Information

  • Region: Southern Highlands
  • Industry: Dairy
  • Price: $7.50 per student. Teachers and carers attend for free.
  • Group size: School group size can be up to 80, with groups able to be split (must still be supervised by attending teachers)
  • Visiting times: Anytime during the week (must be pre-booked). Students are able to enjoy their recess/lunch on the farm.
  • Farm activities: Students will be shown through the entire paddock to plate process, learning about the dairy industry and how a cow produces milk before being shown through the old milking shed and comparing it to the new dairy. Children will be given the opportunity to feed and hand milk a cow, before getting to see how modern milking is done. Finally students will learn about the important nutrients in milk and take part in a blind taste test, comparing “supermarket milk” to milk fresh from the farm.
  • Amenities: Bus access, toilets, signposted, wheelchair access, meets safety requirements


Student Safety

  • Risk assessment is available here

  • Gavana Dairy has public liability insurance

  • All staff at Gavana Dairy have Working with Children Checks

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Contact Information:


Location

159 Moores Way, Glenmore NSW 2570