We were back in the Children’s farm, with freshly turned soil. Seedlings and saplings were ready and eagerly waiting for the children.
Everyone got started with the work, guided by our Farm Coach Srilakshmi Battula as well as our Farm supervisors, both of whom are Organic Farming graduates. Parents pitched in and helped the children.
It was heartening to see children re-start their work without complaints. They were aware of the hardships experienced by farmers who faced similar issues of crop failures due to heavy and/or no rains. A parent has reflected that “farming teaches so many life skills that help children become physically and mentally so strong yet humble”. We believe that captured the experience so aptly.
The session wrapped with children wanted a stay a little longer, have a snack and watch the clouds drift by. We are so happy to see how the OES Children’s farm has become a weekly routine in their lives.
We recognize that for any positive impact to be sustainable, it has to be long-term and inter-generational. Organo Et School strives to create an apt learning environment that will support and empower families as well as individuals to embrace sustainable living mindsets and habits.
Organo Et School is a learning initiative set up by Organo in 2017 and has been facilitating fields visits and workshops for Schools and Interest Groups. Organo Et School has had over 25+ schools, 6000+ students and 2500+ adults participate over the last 4 years.
We believe in connecting children & adults with nature. Connecting children with the natural world at a young age is the first step in creating responsible stewards of our collective future.
If you or your children are interested in future Be a Farmer programs, please connect to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone 9154100775 today! You can also click here to express your interest. We will keep you posted on our future farm cycles.