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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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#rebelfood shenanigans

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#rebelfood shenanigans

In May 2015 for TEDx Sydney, a group of forward thinkers and environmental conscious producers were mustered to provide for 2.5k people at the Opera House. This video tells you how and why>>

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Visiting the scarred tree

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Visiting the scarred tree

A scarred tree is what is left from the traditional practices of Aboriginal Australians to collect bark for making vessels and canoes. I recently visited the tree that donated the bark for a canoe we built in 2011. They are both fine, tree and canoe. See the video of the making here>

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The grove of Foraging

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The grove of Foraging

Grove is a new online magazine about sustainability and surprising ways to make ethical decisions fun.
Here's a video interview with 4 foragers in Sydney, looking at why, where and how urban foraging can happen.

Follow Grove here>> www.grove-mag.com

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Harvesting rebels for TEDx Sydney

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Harvesting rebels for TEDx Sydney

We will provide rebellious weeds to the 2.5k guest of TEDx Sydney this year. Will you want to help out with harvesting an infestation or two on May 18 -19? Join the Rambling Harvest here, to be part of this hilarious project, or get in contact if you'd like your weedy patch to be dealt with.

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Mushrooms in pine forests: the good, the bad and the glowing

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Mushrooms in pine forests: the good, the bad and the glowing

Mushrooms foraging in the pine forest can be great fun, if you know what you're doing.

Here's a short overview of some of the edible and not so edible mushrooms you can find when the season is on. Some are great food, some makes for great pictures, other makes for striking visuals. 

If you'd like to learn more jump on board one of our bus tours this season, details and bookings here>

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Plant of the week> Brazil cherry

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Plant of the week> Brazil cherry

Brazil cherries are out. Common garden and street planting, they are now in season in northern NSW/ S.E. Queensland. Eugenia uniflora > sharp, big seeds, and free. Check http://wildfood.in and search for it on the map.

There's a search bar too..

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Year of the goat is here, good to hear

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Year of the goat is here, good to hear

Year of the Goat is here, and to celebrate we offer a series of FREE TOURS. First one is in Singleton, NSW and the second in Leichhardt, NSW.

Come to learn about edible weeds and how to safely harvest the nature's bounty.

First in best dressed.

Peace, harmony and tranquillity to you all, happy new year.

goat image by https://www.flickr.com/photos/sheamrow/ :)

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A flower in the rubbles

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A flower in the rubbles

Image of a dandelion flower, as it comes out of the rabble of a demolished site. Cosmopolitan plants renown for its medicinal property, edibility and ecological services. Part of Wild Food Map

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