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

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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

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

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

Eat Local, Feed Global

We also had a wonderful food share and work shop at the Mulch Pit back in November for Eat Local, Feed Global Oxfam campaign that highlights the craziness of our food systems and how eating local can help others further away!. The night was a beautiful twighlight evening and raised money  for a great cause and … Continue reading Eat Local, Feed Global

Mulch Pit Roots coming up!

GULP is also working with the Mulch Pit community GArden and they have just installed a new kitchen! On Sunday we are inviting people to a roots work shop and food share. Here are the details- GULP NT and The Mulch Pit Community Garden  invite you to a wonderful afternoon of cooking focusing on two … Continue reading Mulch Pit Roots coming up!