Workshops & Events

workshops

  • Wild food walk and talk
    Wild food walk and talk (in a window of non-wild weather) Continuing on with the theme of wild food GULP hosted a wild food walk at Casaurina Coastal reserve with a focus on native plants. We worked to get Larrrakia guide and representative to lead the walk and talk, but in the end this was … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more

Events

  • A Story of the Stars
    Ben is a wonderful Bininji man from Murdudjurl country, growing up on his homeland which is now Kakadu. After some years living in Darwin and beyond Ben is back on country and has cofounded “Kakadu Kitchen”, a business that promotes indigenous food with a modern twist.
  • Eat my Words- Taste and Tales of Tropical Cooks
    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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more

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