Foraging for Fresh in Strathfieldsaye
I sat down with Tim and Naomi, the owners of Forage, and immediately their passion for taking home grown food, from the paddock to the consumers plate shines through. I asked them why the name Forage? It turns out that the decision of how to name the business was a simple one. After both coming […]
Making the healthy choice the easy choice: Greater Bendigo’s Healthy Catering Guide
Many of us who have worked in offices – or as part of almost any kind of organisation – will be well aware of “office cake culture” and how often morning teas, meetings, farewells, birthdays and other events involve unhealthy foods we probably wouldn’t have chosen for ourselves on a normal day. The same goes […]
Regenerating and Reviving: The Mucko Family Farm
Damian and Michelle Muscovich moved to their 71-hectare property just outside Heathcote ostensibly for a ‘slower, less crowded life’…but talk to the pair about the work they’re doing at the Mucko Family Farm and you’ll think it sounds anything but slow-paced and quiet. Plans for the property have changed over the years – with plenty […]
Adam Liaw visits Australia’s only UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy
Bendigo and the region’s status as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy is celebrated in a new SBS Food series, presented by celebrity chefs Adam Liaw and Poh Ling Yeow.
Gastronomy Guide and Producer Directory launched!
On a beautiful Autumn morning at Bendigo’s PepperGreen Farm, Mayor Jen Alden officially launched the new Gastronomy Guide to our region, as well as showcasing a new Local Producer Directory to help highlight all the wonderful produce available throughout our region. Winemakers, café and restaurant owners, farmers and local government representatives gathered on a chilly […]
From Paris to Strathdale: French chef putting simple healthy food on the menu
The little diners at the Helen Jessen Early Learning Centre in Strathdale are most likely oblivious to the fact their lunches are prepared by a French chef who traded in fine dining in Paris for a different kind of gastronomy in Bendigo. Chatting with Fabien Laville at the early learning centre we talk about definitions […]
Get your veg on!
Now’s a super delicious time of year within our region; think tomatoes, beans, strawberries, lettuce, sweetcorn, zucchini and more…
Engineering hospitality: new Bendigo restaurant’s focus on sharing and collaboration
Bendigo’s new restaurant Alium Dining is championing local produce and a fresh approach to hospitality