Local and Wild food workshops hit the lime light at the Tropical Garden Spectacular

An array of local community cooks were hosted by the GULP project to engage Darwin residents in locally grown and wild food workshops at this year's Tropical Garden Spectacular

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Fair Food the Documentary- Darwin Premiere

GULP NT have teamed up with the Enviro collective (CDU) and Lakeside Drive Community Garden to Premiere this great doco in the NT. The AUSTRALIAN FOOD SOVEREIGNTY ALLIANCE INC (AFSA) has produced the film which looks at food systems and fair food. The movie will be screened under the stars at Lakeside Drive Community Garden … Continue reading Fair Food the Documentary- Darwin Premiere

Wild food Weekend

The GULP NT project has recently starting focussing on bush tucker and wild foods (wild food also included feral animals and weeds) and developing ways of making these interesting plant parts and creatures into delicious dishes. A group of interested individuals involved in the project got together to brain storm, discuss and experiment with the … Continue reading Wild food Weekend

Jamaican Roots in Darwin

Matumba is a fabulous member of our Darwin community and  has lived in Darwin for 16 years.  Matumba grew up in Darliston near Montego Bay in Jamaica in the Carribean with his Grandma until he was eight years old. It was pretty simple living, but food was always important, using whatever was grown on the … Continue reading Jamaican Roots in Darwin

Go Bananas

So it seems such a while ago now that we celebrated the banana at our GULP NT banana festival in conjunction with The Mulch Pit and Lakeside Drive community gardens. It is so sad for back yard gardeners that their bananas are being asked to be removed and many people are upset and bananas are … Continue reading Go Bananas

Community Banana Festival

Here it is the fabulous announcement of The Community Banana festival! March 8th at The Mulch Pit in Night cliff. Join us in our love of the banana and our sadness it is getting destroyed- Come and celebrate how amazing the banana is, join in a weaving workshop and learn about its fibres, see cooking demos … Continue reading Community Banana Festival

Banana Love

Centre of the stage right now of our local produce, is the one, the many varieties of BANANA. Now this is a very short post on a very large subject, but as you all may know (in the NT) our bananas have been ordered to be destroyed by April in a very large eradication zone … Continue reading Banana Love

Fair food Week food Share

Fair food Week is all about food produced fairly, locally and with as little waste as possible. The GULP project invited community members to join us for a fair food share in conjunction with the Mulchpit to highlight the great food system of local food we grow ourselves. A group of 1local produce cooks met and shared … Continue reading Fair food Week food Share

Rod’s Cane Toad Canape’s

It's happened again, the cane toad eating has hit the headlines! Professor Phillip Hayward, from Southern Cross University has been promoting the eating of cane toads (and our site)  This seems appropriate as the rain starts to come again and the ugly reptiles begin to come forth and multiply and mess with the ecological integrity … Continue reading Rod’s Cane Toad Canape’s

Indian roots- A cassava curry

Earlier this year we held a fabulous roots workshop at The Mulch Pit (in Nightcliff, Darwin). We had over 30 people attending, some cassava harvesting and wonderful presenters sharing their food stories and recipes of the easily grown roots- Cassava and Taro, they included- Matumba and his Cassava pone and Taro chips Grusha and Cassava … Continue reading Indian roots- A cassava curry