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.
Meet the gin distillers keeping spirits up
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
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.
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.