Experience the beauty of nature at Kadoorie Farm, renowned for its dedication to forest restoration and increasing species diversity in secondary forests through native sapling planting. As trees grow and fall, we face the challenge of utilising tree resources sustainably.
We extend a heartfelt invitation to join our exclusive recycled wood upcycling workshop, where you can discover innovative ways to repurpose wood resources on our farm. Acquire basic carpentry skills and transform natural wood into practical products, effectively extending the life of trees. In addition to nurturing creativity and craftsmanship, this engaging activity includes a captivating walk through the enchanting woods, fostering a profound understanding of the intricate relationship between trees and humanity. Indulge in this immersive and enlightening experience as you forge a deep connection with nature.
Reserve your place today and embark on a journey of meaningful sustainability.
Morning session: Nature Wood Workshop
Introduction course on handling hand tools and a woodwork demonstration. You will make your own wood product -- either a coaster set or an accessories hanger -- from recycled wood pieces, under the guidance of our experienced carpenters.
Afternoon session: Guided Tree Walk
Led by our instructors, you will walk around the Lower Farm area to make friends with local tree species and experience our connection with mother nature.
Class A and Class C will make a multi-purpose camphor wood coaster set, and Class B and D will make an accessories hanger.
Class A: 6 April 2024 (Sat)
Class B: 13 April 2024 (Sat)
Class C: 4 May 2024 (Sat)
Class D: 11 May 2024 (Sat)
Group Applications: Registration is open from Monday to Saturday (except public holidays) throughout the year. Please click here for more details.
10am-4pm (1-hour lunch break)
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
16 years or above
HK$500 per person
*Including admission fee, activity fee and programme materials.
Mr Snoopy Lo
Mr Lo is a retired geography teacher who joined KFBG as a volunteer over a decade ago. He is passionate about wood crafting and possesses rich experience in teaching. Snoopy is now a woodwork instructor at KFBG, responsible for educating the public on recycling wood.
- Please bring your own lunch or enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch at the farm for an additional cost.
- Payment is not refundable after acceptance unless the programme is cancelled due to inclement weather or under-enrolment.
- Please be reminded that people with G6PD Deficiency need to state this clearly on the application form.
Please CLICK HERE to submit your online application one week before the course starts.
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Contact Ms Alice Lam at 2483 7276 during office hours or email email@example.com
- Kadoorie Earth Programme (KEP) is an initiative co-created by KFBG and its network of collaborators and volunteers. By integrating the various strands of KFBG’s nature conservation, sustainable living and holistic education programmes, it provides life-transforming learning experiences that reconnect people with themselves, each other and the rest of nature and enable them to cultivate resilience in the face of global challenges.
- Nature Art Programmes: Immerse yourself in silent contemplation of nature. Deepen your awareness of beauty and connect with nature through art. KFBG organises a variety of art workshops, including Zentangle drawing, sketching and wood art, and exhibitions to guide participants, with or without artistic background, to create nature art.
- Nature Education Programmes: Become animal detectives and explore the mysteries of wild animals. Use different senses to discover the beauty of plants. Learn about the significance of forests, trees and even soils through field visits, experiments and woodwork, to reconnect with nature.
- Group Guided Tours: Led by trained environmental interpreters, the content includes experiential and hands-on activities. We encourage a passion for nature, conservation and ecology by nurturing an appreciation of the natural world.