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This rustic farm is only 5km from Melbourne city centre

The Collingwood Children’s Farm and its on-site cafe are serving up seriously lush rustic vibes, complete with fresh-brewed coffee and chooks wandering around.

Situated within Collingwood Children’s Farm, you can pull up a seat at the Farm Cafe and be joined by the most delightful company including farm dogs, chickens a stunning peacock, all while being served some seriously delicious fare made from hyper-locally sourced ingredients – harvested directly from the Farm itself. 

Famous for their fresh produce and delicious breakfast, lunch and sweet treats, The Farm Cafe is the perfect way to either begin or end your farm visit, or to simply take a break from the furry and feathered residents of the Farm.

The Farm is an easy 5km from Melbourne’s city centre, and often has fun kid and family friendly activities on of a weekend and during school holidays. For those looking for a rustic setting for a special event, the Farm also considers requests for weddings and the like.

If you’re not sold yet, you will be when you hear this: dogs! are! welcome! So bring your own, pat someone else’s, and have a generally fabulous day out.

Fresh air, fresh greenery and fresh food? Count us in, always.


18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford VIC 3067

Images: Collingwood Children’s Farm

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