Bendigo’s bush tucker
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
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
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), […]
All abuzz: How Bendigo Tech School is helping solve food challenges
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.