Tumpinyeri Growers: belonging to life
Words by Sally Beer, images courtesy of Tumpinyeri Growers Tumpinyeri Growers is an organic share farming business, employing agro-ecological principles at Captains Creek Organic Farm. After sitting down with Josh, one of the founders of Tumpinyeri Growers, it is clear to see that the passion held for the land, sustainable food production and community translates […]
Regenerating and Reviving: The Mucko Family Farm
Damian and Michelle Muscovich moved to their 71-hectare property just outside Heathcote ostensibly for a ‘slower, less crowded life’…but talk to the pair about the work they’re doing at the Mucko Family Farm and you’ll think it sounds anything but slow-paced and quiet. Plans for the property have changed over the years – with plenty […]
Greater Bendigo’s Food System Strategy celebrates one year of healthy, equitable and sustainable food
Greater Bendigo’s Food System Strategy Annual Report has been launched, detailing the ways the City, community and leading organisations are working together to create a more healthy, equitable and sustainable food system for everyone. The report outlines a summary of the progress made on key actions for the Strategy’s implementation, and celebrates the great progress […]
Djakitj Larr: a creative conversation bringing people together
A creative conversation for the Bendigo UNESCO Creative City and Region of Gastronomy, bringing diverse groups together to explore what UCCN designation can mean
Get your veg on!
Now’s a super delicious time of year within our region; think tomatoes, beans, strawberries, lettuce, sweetcorn, zucchini and more…
Dynamic soils – How regenerative agriculture is revitalising farms
The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing a new breed of farmers – those who are focusing on regenerating the land.
Creative small producers calling Loddon home
The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing an explosion of creative small producers growing a diverse range of crops.
Östersund and Bendigo: a creative foodie friendship
Two very different cities with some big things in common
Why food and wine co-operatives are thriving in the Bendigo gastronomy region
When Tim Sproal first started making wine, it was in the self-professed “garage-style” of winemaking. “I started with two mates, bought a second-hand milk vat and a tonne of grapes,” Tim says. “It was a scrappy set up, but I was hooked from the beginning. I quickly saw a model where if you have a […]