Bush Tucker (Super) smoothies

I recently wrote about the abundant Terminalia ferdinandiana, which is a wonderful commonly occurring tree in our Savanna woodland, that is fruiting right now. It is well known to contain really high amounts of vitamin C.  The Conservation Land Management Students, studying with Yvette at Greening Australia had been collecting the seed to save and propagate…

Super food in our back yard!

So the seasons are changing, and as the wet season nears its end, various bush tucker and other wonderful native plants start to fruit, putting their energies into reproduction ready for the dry spell. One of these amazing bush tucker fruits is Terminalia ferdinandiana. This is also known as Kakadu plum or Gubinge or Billy Goat plum…

A change of Season

Change is here, the full moon has just passed and today is equinox- the sun has passed the equator and is heading towards us, to pass over us at 90 degrees in a couple of months and then to our South. Well we have all felt this, over the last couple of weeks it has…

A Taste of The Tiwi- part two

The Tiwi islands really are a beautiful place and our time with the rangers was fantastic. Amongst other projects we also visited another farm near Milakarpati, this community has a barge less often and so fresh food is not as regularly received  The farm is owned by Tiwi enterprises and supplies food to the shop at…

A Taste of Tiwi

The Tiwi islands are just 80 km north of Darwin and in many ways a world away.  The islands consist of 2 islands- Bathurst (smaller) and Melville (larger) and have and always will be owned and governed by the Tiwi people, the land is split into 8 areas that are run by 8 family groups….