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In season now: african olives

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In season now: african olives

Have you ever wondered about the amount of wild olives that get wasted in Sydney?
Yes, really. A serious weed in our region, and yet oh-so-good>>
Read up and harvest, in season now.

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The rain moon

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The rain moon

Is it edible mushrooms harvest time yet?
Nearly. And here you can find out when to get your baskets ready for>

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Mapping human's journey

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Mapping human's journey

We all come from Africa, in several waves yes, but hey, we are all brothers and sisters.
Sounds incestuous? Well that's what science says>> Read on

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How good is positive reinforcement?

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How good is positive reinforcement?

Change is afoot, you just need to look around to discover so many inspiring and empowering stories. Check this website for a growing selection of them>> Food4Good.com.au <<
There are kid's gardens, bee keeping, promote health by changing your diet and how to take advantage of wild resources. All in one place>>

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Food, glorious food

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Food, glorious food

Sometimes you realise that the best things you could have, are already in your hands.
Best food, best medicine, grows everywhere even if you don't want it to. What's not to like about purslane?
Read on>>

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The legends are in town

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The legends are in town

The legends are in town to launch their book. Come along for the possibility to talk to them about free travelling: fishing, hunting, gathering and sourcing your way through Australia.

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In season now: Blue flax lily

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In season now: Blue flax lily

Oh dear, they're here! Blue flax lily, all over the parks, reserves and street plantings of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and further. Have you tried the berries yet? Check the hints in the blog post, consult Wild Food Map for location and enjoy! Short season folks, better be quick for this treats

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In season now: onion weed

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In season now: onion weed

Oh No! Onion weed! How to get rid of this pesky sprout?? EAT IT! Yep, I know, you learned to hate this plant, shooting up on your perfect lawns and causing much aesthetic disturbance. But ay, it is actually a good feed too> try it

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The question of Belonging

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The question of Belonging

How do you engage with belonging in a country of foreigners?
How does it feel to engage with sorrow and guilt, while the society around you seems to live in denial.
Why care for land should be an imperative for all, young and old, born here or anywhere.
Do you care to ask yourself those questions?
This Friday, just in time for the day of the dead, we might dig dirt>>

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