Eggplant Abundance

This versatile fruit, is a wonderful vegetable (yes it is a fruit technically and a vegetable in the culinary sense) coming in all different shapes and sizes, appropriate for different creations. As they grow all year, I have come to know and love them and cook them a thousand different ways. Even at Alawa Primary…

Let’s Go To Lakeside!

I have posted here before about Lakeside Drive Community Garden before. It is an amazing garden on Lakeside Drive, near Alawa, Rapid Creek and Milner. The garden is open to everyone, it was started by a student group at CDU and is developing with growing community involvement. I am now doing some work for the…

Snake Bean Open Garden

The Snake bean garden is a community garden at The George Brown Botanic Garden in Darwin. There are plots there that are available for people in the area to grow produce. I went along to their open day on Sunday and delicious cakes, coffees and local ice creams were being served and interesting talks given….

Amazing Tastes

I will write more on here later, but its been a long and fabulous weekend at the Sustainable Living Festival, with our incredible community village, community cafe, including the amazing tasting plates and cooking and gardening demos. I would like to say a huge Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou to the amazing people who helped out, made cakes…

Lakeside Drive Commnity Garden

LDCG is on Lakeside Drive, on the edge of Alawa in Darwin’s Northern Suburbs. It is a great place to come together and work or hang out in the garden and learn loads about permacultre gardening. Every other weekend there is a working bee, the last one was yesterday. There are also “Bumble Bees ” which…

Food Care share Coconuts

Food Care is a great backyard organisation of interested gardeners and food enthusiasts in Darwin. We hold food shares, which are laid back work shops in differents hosts houses and accumulate in sharing of dishes made with locally grown ingredients. A cooking competetion is usually features  These are great events to get together with people…