innovation

Bendigo’s bush tucker

by admin • September 24, 2020

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.


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.


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), […]


All abuzz: How Bendigo Tech School is helping solve food challenges

by admin • April 30, 2020

Saving the world’s bee population may seem like an lofty goal, but a ground-breaking partnership between Victoria’s Tech Schools and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is turning the impossible into the possible.