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In line with current Govt requirements, Workshop participants will need to provide evidence of their full vaccination status or medical exemption in order to participate in on-site classes. You will need to check in with our QR code and masks will need to be worn indoors. If you have a valid medical exemption, please get in touch asap. All CERES staff and contractors on site have met vaccination requirements.

COURSE OVERVIEW & TOPICS

Delve into the intriguing and delicious world of Australian Bush Foods with CERES trainer and horticulturist Belinda Kennedy. Tour the CERES bush food gardens, learn how to identify, grow and maintain a variety of local bush foods, gain knowledge of bush foods from further afar – tropical delights from the north, peppery spices form the south. During the workshop you will learn how to incorporate bush foods into simple, tasty and nutritious meals, desserts and snacks.

TRAINER PROFILE

Belinda Kennedy has been working within the horticulture industry for over 10 years, specialising in sustainable and organic garden design and management utilisiing permaculture principles. She has worked in numerous fields within the industry alongside several key landscape designers throughout Melbourne; co-designing, implementing and maintaining home landscapes on various scales; teaching training courses and workshops in Certified Horticulture and Landscape Design along with revegetation work along Melbourne’s waterways and parklands.

Belinda has completed an Advanced Diploma in Horticulture at Melbourne University, a Permaculture Design Course and is currently employed as the Site Horticulturalist and Volunteer Coordinator at CERES Environment Park and runs a sustainable garden design and maintenance company. Along with her hands-on experience she is currently working on several literary productions based on permaculture and sustainable gardening along with producing a plant database for the inner Melbourne region.

WHAT TO BRING & EXPECT

What you will learn

How to identify and harvest bush foods

How to grow and maintain bush foods in the home garden

How to incorporate bush foods into everyday recipes

What you will get

Handouts and recipes

What to bring

Notepad and writing materials

Note pad and pencil

What to wear

Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes/boots

Appropriate for

Those wanting to learn about growing and cooking with bushfoods.

REFUND POLICY

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.

Should CERES have to cancel the course due to Government changes relating to the COVD-19 response, we will let you know as soon as possible. Affected participants will be sent a notification that includes details on how to re-book another date or workshop. While cancellations on our part remain refundable within the specified time period, we do hope you will consider bearing with us in these precarious and trying times, and consider the rescheduled date where possible.

Growing and Cooking Bushfoods
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WHEN

Sat 26 / Feb 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

CERES Community Environment Park
Stewart St & Roberts St, Brunswick East, 3057 Australia

Cost

FULL TICKET: $115
Concession TICKET: $103

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Wurundjeri