Join GULP for a five course meal under the stars, in the lush surrounds of the Mulch Pit Community Garden; as part of the Darwin Fringe Festival.
Community cooks from diverse backgrounds will use local tropical produce to create a fine meal made with love, and seasoned with their stories. As each course is served its creator will share not only the recipe and the origin of the ingredients, but also about themselves and their Darwin journey.
As well as knowledge about how to use tropical produce, guests will go home with a recipe booklet and greater understanding of how eating local can reduce the environmental impact of their diet by reducing waste and food miles.
Eat My Words! encourages participation from guests with ticket prices varying according to how much or how little you wish to contribute. Offer your creative talents and reduce your ticket price to just $5 or help set up or wash dishes at the end of the night and you’ll pay half. Alternatively, if you’re in a good place financially pay a little extra to support the ongoing work of the Mulch Pit. You might even like to pay it forward by purchasing our ‘be my guest option’ where you buy a ticket for yourself while sponsoring a place for someone who needs a little bit of good fortune to head their way.
Eat My Words! will be a low food miles and low waste event. We will be using lovely mistmatched crockery, cutlery and glassware, have on-site composting and wherever possible will endeavour to use ingredients with either no packaging, or recyclable packaging.
A selection of cold tisanes and infusions will be provided at the event. You are welcome to BYO alcoholic or other beverages.
6pm til 10pm
Thursday 13th July, 2017
The Mulch Pit Community Garden
21 Cummins Street, Nightcliff
Help reduce the environmental footprint of Eat My Words! by cycling, sharing a ride or catching the bus. The number 4 bus stops on Francis Street, approx 150m from the venue. Timetables and maps can be found at https://www.nt.gov.au/driving/public-transport-cycling/public-bus-timetables-maps-darwin
Various ticket prices/ involvement available- check it out! Limited seats available
SURPRISE! We are asking all our guests to bring along one small surprise (preferably something very low, or no, cost) to gift to a stranger at the event. It would be great if your gift connects to the event theme. Some suggestions are a plant, packet of seeds, favourite ingredient or cooking or gardening implement. This is a great opportunity to find a new home for something useful that you no longer need 🙂
So far we have cooks from the Phillipines, PNG and Southern Indian with more to come. The majority of the food will be vegetarian and gluten free but we can’t promise that all dishes will be both.
Resources and seating space for this event are pretty tight so all guest will need a ticket, children included – babes in arms should be fine.
Want to know more?
Find out more about the MULCH PIT at –
GULP NT (Growing and Using Local Plants) can be found online at –
Thanks to TASTE OF THE TOP END for use of their gorgeous pics of tropical tucker. Check out more at –
WEBSITE – https://tasteofthetopend.com/
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/Taste-of-The-Top-End-409610495814389/
INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/tasteofthetopend/
Don’t forget to share this campaign with your family and friends. It’s going to be an amazing, one-of-a kind event x