Free Backyard Bushfood Workshop

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  • Location: Coolum Beach Library, Coolum Beach 4573 Queensland
Backyard Bushfoods

Learn about native plants that provide flavoursome food sources and other uses.

For centuries ‘bushfood’ plants have been an integral part of our Indigenous people's staple diet and culture. Today these native foods are being ‘rediscovered’ by contemporary Australians and used in ways as varied as our multi-cultured backgrounds. Our Indigenous foods, while sometimes reminiscent of ‘western’ foods, have their own individual characteristics. We need to accept and value them for the unique flavours they give us. By fusing them into our own diets we may indeed develop a truly Australian cuisine.

Hear Graeme White from Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery talk about these plants and how to grow them. Graeme shares his extensive knowledge to explore the timeless potential of our unique wild food flavours and bushfoods which have sustained Traditional Custodians for thousands of years.

Location                                      Date and Time              
Beerwah Library                         Tuesday 5 June, 2.00 pm    
Caloundra Library                       Tuesday 12 June, 10.00 am    
Coolum Library                            Tuesday 26 June, 10.00 am    
Cooroy Library                            Monday 18 June, 10.00 am    
Kawana Library                          Monday 25 June, 10.00 am    
Maleny Neighbourhood Centre  Wednesday 6 June, 10.00 am
Maroochydore Library                Friday 8 June, 10.00 am    
Nambour Library                        Wednesday 20 June, 10.00 am
Noosa Library                            Friday 1 June, 10.00 am   

Coolum Library :
Park Street, Coolum Beach
07 5475 8989
Coolum Library

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Coolum Beach Library, Coolum Beach

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