gastronomy

Dynamic soils – How regenerative agriculture is revitalising farms

by admin • October 27, 2020

The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing a new breed of farmers – those who are focusing on regenerating the land.


Bendigo wins ‘delicious’ produce awards 2020 Outstanding Region title

by admin • October 21, 2020

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, […]


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

by admin • September 11, 2020

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


Meet the gin distillers keeping spirits up

by admin • September 3, 2020

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


Creative small producers calling Loddon home

by admin • July 31, 2020

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

by admin • July 17, 2020

Bendigo is connecting with cities around the world to share ideas and ways to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Le grand fromage – French experts to make cheese in Castlemaine!

by admin • June 25, 2020

The region of gastronomy is about to get its very own artisan cheese school and production facility, headed up by two highly skilled French cheesemakers…


Östersund and Bendigo: a creative foodie friendship

by admin • June 19, 2020

Two very different cities with some big things in common


From wheat to heat – a spicy change of direction for a Loddon Shire farm

by admin • June 5, 2020

Jude Hannah is a Wedderburn local who has returned to the area after many years away – bringing with her a wealth of experience… and a taste of chillies. Reconnecting with an old friend from 30 years ago, local farmer Neville Tonkin, led not only to romance, but to a new business venture: growing peppers […]


Finding a way into farming – Cultivate Farms and the power of social media

by admin • May 29, 2020

Sam Marwood is always creating content. Videos, blogs, photos, podcasts…you name it. When, at the Start Up Meet Up in May (a virtual event organised by a number of Bendigo organisations to support the Start Up community), Sam describes posting five times a day across four social media platforms (and having a presence on seven), […]