gastronomy

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), […]


How one Bendigo restaurant is supporting Indigenous entrepreneurs

by admin • May 14, 2020

The taste of the Australian bush is captured beautifully in the Dja Wonmuruk teas.


The Heathcote wineries going off-grid

by admin • May 7, 2020

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.