A School Putting Gastronomy Front and Centre
As you walk through the doors of Kaliana, you are met with a quiet hive of activity. In particular, the canteen staff are hard at work in readiness for lunch service. The difference in this canteen is that it’s not volunteer parents preparing the food, instead, it’s the kids doing all the work. As is […]
Symposium of Gastronomy – Day 3, Annie Smithers, First Nations Agriculture and all the Cheese
Annie Smithers eased us into day three with visions of her farm Babbington Park on a cold crispy autumn morning “It’s hard to drag me out of the garden and into the kitchen on days like that”. Annie reflected on her experience growing food on her small acreage in Lyonville. She discussed what it was […]
Foraging for Fresh in Strathfieldsaye
I sat down with Tim and Naomi, the owners of Forage, and immediately their passion for taking home grown food, from the paddock to the consumers plate shines through. I asked them why the name Forage? It turns out that the decision of how to name the business was a simple one. After both coming […]
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 […]
Adam Liaw visits Australia’s only UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy
Bendigo and the region’s status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy is celebrated in a new SBS Food series, presented by celebrity chefs Adam Liaw and Poh Ling Yeow.
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
Gastronomy Guide and Producer Directory launched!
On a beautiful Autumn morning at Bendigo’s PepperGreen Farm, Mayor Jen Alden officially launched the new Gastronomy Guide to our region, as well as showcasing a new Local Producer Directory to help highlight all the wonderful produce available throughout our region. Winemakers, café and restaurant owners, farmers and local government representatives gathered on a chilly […]
From Long Paddock to Plate: Artisan cheese shop finds permanent home at the Mill
Long Paddock Cheese has opened up in its permanent home and will soon be offering courses at the Cheese School.
Get your veg on!
Now’s a super delicious time of year within our region; think tomatoes, beans, strawberries, lettuce, sweetcorn, zucchini and more…