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Edendale Farm (Eltham)

Edendale provides an interactive community and education centre to support sustainable living practices for the whole community.

There are so many fun and informative activities all year round at Edendale. No need to book just come and visit.

Our animals - See the goats, sheep, pony and Jersey calf grazing in the paddocks. Visit the chickens, geese and turkey and offer them some chook food supplied near Reception.
Meet our friendly guinea pigs, pat them every Wednesday at 10am with one of our helpful volunteers. Visit the displays in Reception to see our blue tongue lizards, 'Bob' the turtle and the spiny-leaf insects.

Children can enjoy a pony ride every second Saturday with ponies from Yarra Valley Trails Ponyland. ($5 per ride)

Our gardens - Wander through the gardens and see our sustainably-grown vegetable gardens and fruit orchard. Enjoy the child friendly spiral garden or play in our large sandpit under the shade of the trees. Enjoy a picnic in one of the shelters or open lawn spaces

Choose from a range of self-guided children's activities like our clipboard activities which will take you around the farm, you will learn a little on this journey.

Our Indigenous Nursery - Visit the indigenous plant nursery and buy some tube stock or more mature pots for planting in your garden. Chat with our friendly staff for helpful advice and information about selecting and planting indigenous plants. You will see many of our indigenous plants in their mature form throughout the gardens

A showcase for sustainable living - See composting in action and a variety of worm farms to inspire you. Purchase a worm farm, compost bin or turner to get your home garden and composting going. Check out our sustainable gardens, water collection and storage and solar power in use. Book in to one of our many workshops and activities supporting an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Pick up a brochure on how to live in a more environmentally sustainable way.

Our Artwork - At Edendale you can view several artworks around the farm including the Fences Act, our wonderful front fence, the Eltham Copper Butterfly Mural made from recyclable material, our platypus mural, mosaic eggs and bee stepping stones.

The Cafe - Enjoy a coffee or light lunch in the al fresco café eden. Open 7 days a week serving lunch, sweet treats and healthy snacks.

Opening Times for Cafe:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 2.30pm
Saturday, Sunday 9.00am to 3.00pm
School & Public Holidays 9.00am to 3.00pm

Note: No dogs are allowed on site and no Food is to be given to the animals.

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Admission by gold coin donation to any of our donation boxes which can be found around the site.

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32 Gastons Road,  Eltham 3095, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 9433 3711
Map: 22 Ref: A2

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