Planting Seeds for New Beginnings
It’s 9.00am, I walk through the doors and am welcomed by a security guard. This is the first time I have started my workday with a full body Xray, a duress alarm on my belt and a meander around a series of kitchen gardens with a slight feeling of apprehension. On this day however, the […]
Tumpinyeri Growers: belonging to life
Words by Sally Beer, images courtesy of Tumpinyeri Growers Tumpinyeri Growers is an organic share farming business, employing agro-ecological principles at Captains Creek Organic Farm. After sitting down with Josh, one of the founders of Tumpinyeri Growers, it is clear to see that the passion held for the land, sustainable food production and community translates […]
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 […]
Dynamic soils – How regenerative agriculture is revitalising farms
The Bendigo gastronomy region is seeing a new breed of farmers – those who are focusing on regenerating the land.
Five farmers’ markets you don’t want to miss in the Bendigo region
From fresh micro-dairy milk and vegan donuts to fresh seasonal fruit, the farmers’ markets in the Bendigo region are outstanding.