YOU CAN GROW NATIVE FOOD PLANTS IN YOUR BACKYARD

Native foods have intense and intriguing flavours and are becoming more common in Australian cuisine. Many of the edible food plants can be grown at home – even in the hills. Neville Bonney is the author of “Knowing, Growing and Eating Edible Wild Native Plants” and is the go to person to learn about the various edible native foods. Neville will be talking about the different plants, the fruits and how to cook with them including seaweed and fungi, at the Hills Environment Centre, 4 Crescent Drive, Norton Summit on Sunday October 20th. The workshop will run from 10am – 3pm and includes several tastings – think of Quandong gelato, muntries jam or wattle seed bread.

The cost is $20 per person which includes the multiple tastings, tea/coffee and light snacks.

Neville will also discuss how the first peoples used particular plants and compare its use in modern cuisine. The workshop is limited to 25 people so email valhunt@ahnrc.org now to reserve your seat.