How do we Eat Djaara Country Healthy?
Authors: Will Tait and Jodi Newcombe So here we are, bringing this five-part blog series to a close. In our opening blog we described how our collective – the Carbon Arts team in collaboration with Dja Dja Wurrung woman Bec Phillips – is motivated by the question: “How do we eat Djaara Country healthy?” We […]
Land of Milk and Honey
Authors: Will Tait and Jodi Newcombe We are gathered at Bar Midland in Castlemaine with a collection of primary producers to discuss the concept of ‘Eating Djaara Country Healthy’, while proprietor and project collaborator Alex Perry delights us with appropriately-themed delicacies. After the first round of introductions Richard Collins explains the troubling times he’s been […]
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 […]
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
Where creativity and gastronomy meet: good plates for a great cause
If you’ve dined out in the last few years, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten off a plate from the iconic Bendigo Pottery. As Australia’s oldest working pottery, it has been turning out ceramics since 1858, and although perhaps best known for its brown jugs and pots, there is a whole lot more to the […]
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.
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.
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 small producers calling Loddon home
The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing an explosion of creative small producers growing a diverse range of crops.
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.