Upcoming “TOTE” workshops Late 2017

I have 3 upcoming workshops all about our wonderful seasonal produce; which are delivered in partnership with City of Darwin’s Healthy Darwin program. These workshops hope to connect the Darwin community to our local produce and climate here in the Top End, inspiring attendees to buy from local farmers, grow their own and make local…

Seasonal sides for a Festive Feast

Back by popular demand – Seasonal Sides for a festive feast; plus Gifts from the Garden. Are you sweating it out in the Top End this festive season? Well come along and learn how to make the most out of local produce, growing now in gardens or in Darwin region farms and turn it into…

Herbs for Health and Goodness from the garden

So many people look to store bought superfoods, but we grow so many beneficial foods right here in Darwin. If you don’t grow them yourself we can connect you with where to support local growers.. Learn here how to incorporate the Top 12 into everyday cooking, teas and drinks, and learn more about their nutritional…

Toad legs- the new delicacy in feral food?

In the past the GULP team have discussed the various contents of the cook book that will emerge from this wonderful community based local food project.  We would like to set the book out to be produce focused and look at the ingredients that we grow, then from this the recipes are written, and include…

Catching Rain

As I am writing this the rain is once again pouring outside, and as promised from the last post I will write some useful information about how you can have even more rain in your life, by catching it. With so much rain, not many people do this and rely on damns, and strangely treated…

Dancing in the rain

I love the rain, I love that this time of year we have so much rain, I love that it brings abundant life and after so much resent rain it highlights the vastness and incredible landscape here in the top end. I have given up pouring out the full rain gauge and reading it. I…

Eat Local Feed Global- an outdoor delight

As part of our GULP project had a wonderful food share and work shop at the Mulch Pit in Rapid Creek this November for Eat Local, Feed Global Oxfam campaign that highlights the craziness of our food systems and how eating local can help others further away!. The night was a beautiful twighlight evening and raised money  for…

GULP project released!

Check out the website, face book page or contact us for more details!We starting spreading the word about the project at the food share for Eat Local, Feed Global, a fundraiser for Oxfam, hosted by the Mulch pit! Photos and more info coming up. So get in touch if you want to share your recipes…

Seasonal Salads in Healthy Darwin

So many great things growing through the dry season, but you can feel the heat building- and it makes me want to share the harvest of the dry season in delicious recipes before they start to wilt and droop and we swap over to the delights of the wet season. Once again I have been…

Sustainable House Day Darwin

Sustainable house day is in Darwin and its on Sunday 8th September. This day show cases new designs and retro fit suburban houses that have features making them more sustainable through power and water use and in some cases, like our place creating sustainablility through community. There are 5 houses around the Darwin and Northern…

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…