Le grand fromage – French experts to make cheese in Castlemaine!
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
Two very different cities with some big things in common
From wheat to heat – a spicy change of direction for a Loddon Shire farm
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
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
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.
Inside PepperGreen Farm – a healthy food hub
Close to the heart of Bendigo and set on an immensely significant and historic five-acre site, PepperGreen Farm is a social enterprise that employs around 100 people with disabilities.
Behind the scenes: How Bendigo’s artisans are responding to COVID-19
It was watching the news and seeing the lengthy queues outside Centrelink offices that prompted Dave Jenkins into action. “I saw what was happening to everyone as a result of the coronavirus and I got extremely emotional and started crying,” he says. “I asked myself what I could do to help that was quick and […]