ILLUSTRATOR Freya Blackwood helped launch The Greenhouse Academy on Sunday as school holidays kicked off.
Ms Blackwood performed a storytime reading at The Greenhouse of Orange’s family pavilion for children during the afternoon, which will be a weekly event.
There will also be seasonal workshops conducted by staff as Orange Ex-Services’ Club seeks to make education accessible.
The Greenhouse’s horticulturalist, Phil Hutchinson will show children ages 4-13 around the gardens on July 10, 12, 17 and 19, while chef Rob Siolo will help them prepare produce.
Virtual reality competitions will be held for children aged 10 and older on July 13 and 20.
To book, visit www.thegreenhouseoforange.com.au/whats-on.