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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

Welcome to our September newsletter

And welcome to Spring! Although things are still difficult in Victoria under coronavirus restrictions, a bit of sunshine, warmth and new growth is bringing some cheer. Get our latest news straight to your inbox

by admin • September 15, 2020
Creativity and Innovation

What it’s really like to open a restaurant in the middle of a pandemic

Step inside Castlemaine’s newest arts and social enterprise hub – Cream Town.

by admin • September 11, 2020
Creativity and Innovation

Meet the gin distillers keeping spirits up

Australia’s craft gin scene is booming. We go behind the scenes with three local gin distillers in Echuca, Kyneton and Newham.

by admin • September 3, 2020
Creativity and Innovation Health and Wellbeing

How crowdfunding during the pandemic led to Cafes for COVID

Has any good news come out of the pandemic? We speak to Bendigo Foodshare’s Bridget Bentley to find out.

by admin • August 24, 2020

Welcome to our August newsletter

There are hints of Spring in the air – which we’re relishing along with some welcome wet weather – and lots of beautiful flowers beginning to bloom. As always, there’s plenty of seasonal produce to enjoy in our region, with farmers’ markets continuing to keep us supplied with great local food and drinks. Get our […]

by admin • August 12, 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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