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, […]
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.
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.
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
Creative Cities of Gastronomy Responding to COVID-19
Bendigo is connecting with cities around the world to share ideas and ways to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 […]
How one Bendigo restaurant is supporting Indigenous entrepreneurs
The taste of the Australian bush is captured beautifully in the Dja Wonmuruk teas.
The Heathcote wineries going off-grid
One of the things that makes the Heathcote region so exciting for wine lovers is how local winemakers are prioritising the environmental sustainability of their vineyards.
All abuzz: How Bendigo Tech School is helping solve food challenges
Saving the world’s bee population may seem like an lofty goal, but a ground-breaking partnership between Victoria’s Tech Schools and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is turning the impossible into the possible.