Botanical Alchemy from Darwin Backyard Plants

Plants are amazingly diverse and used by humans in so many ways, not forgetting their intrinsic connection to all other beings.  Here in the Top End we have an abundance of incredible native plants in our landscape and the ability to grow a huge array of Tropical plants for amenity, aesthetic value, happiness, food or … Continue reading Botanical Alchemy from Darwin Backyard Plants

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

Roots Workshop @ The Mulch Pit

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 Roots Workshop @ The Mulch Pit

GULP Workshop at Alawa Primary

So our GULP project is all about tapping into the amazing community we have here in Darwin that use produce that grows here and sharing the knowledge. A couple of weeks ago we held a GULP workshop at Alawa Primary School, facilitated by Erin Vaid. Erin runs the kitchen part of the kitchen garden program … Continue reading GULP Workshop at Alawa Primary

My Sister’s Kitchen Workshops

The GULP project has been happening, with some great local food shares and workshops, to come up with some lovely local recipes using seasonal produce, from the community, for the community! We have so far been working in collaboration with various organisations including My Sister's Kitchen (Darwin Community Arts). My Sister's Kitchen encourages women from … Continue reading My Sister’s Kitchen Workshops

GULP Fact Sheet Workshops

We  would love tell you about an exciting project put together through Food Care NT, as part of its "Learning resources" to share our enthusiasm and knowledge of local food and collaborate with other organisations. GULP (Growing and Understanding Local Produce) Recourses is a project proposed through Food Care NT and auspiced by the Environment Centre … Continue reading GULP Fact Sheet Workshops