Gastronomy

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Gastronomy Health and Wellbeing

From Paris to Strathdale: French chef putting simple healthy food on the menu

The little diners at the Helen Jessen Early Learning Centre in Strathdale are most likely oblivious to the fact their lunches are prepared by a French chef who traded in fine dining in Paris for a different kind of gastronomy in Bendigo. Chatting with Fabien Laville at the early learning centre we talk about definitions […]


by admin • December 17, 2020
Gastronomy Sustainability

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.


by admin • October 27, 2020
Gastronomy Travel

Bendigo wins ‘delicious’ produce awards 2020 Outstanding Region title

The Bendigo region has won its first-ever Australian food industry award, taking out the Outstanding Region category in delicious. magazine’s Harvey Norman Produce Awards 2020.  The award recognises an Australian region or place that has successfully established itself as an outstanding culinary destination. Judges for the national award include renowned chefs Maggie Beer, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Shannon Bennett, […]


by admin • October 21, 2020
Gastronomy Health and Wellbeing Lifestyle Travel

Five farmers’ markets you don’t want to miss in the Bendigo region

From fresh micro-dairy milk and vegan donuts to fresh seasonal fruit, the farmers’ markets in the Bendigo region are outstanding.


by admin • October 14, 2020
Agriculture Gastronomy

Farm Gate to Front Door

Artisan, gourmet, pure and organic: the Loddon Valley is rich with unique, creative products and eco-friendly microbusinesses. With its Mediterranean climate, rich soils, open plains and ancient granite outcrops, wetlands and forests, the area has long attracted innovative and eco-conscious creators, farmers and artisans with a passion for high-quality and sustainable production. Now, thanks to […]


by admin • October 2, 2020
First Nations Gastronomy

Bendigo’s bush tucker

For tens of thousands of years, Australia’s First Nations people lived off the land. Now they’re sharing their knowledge and wisdom in an exciting new food project.


by admin • September 24, 2020
Creativity and Innovation Gastronomy

Engineering hospitality: new Bendigo restaurant’s focus on sharing and collaboration

Bendigo’s new restaurant Alium Dining is championing local produce and a fresh approach to hospitality


by admin • August 7, 2020
Gastronomy Sustainability

Creative small producers calling Loddon home

The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing an explosion of creative small producers growing a diverse range of crops.


by admin • July 31, 2020

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