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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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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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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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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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

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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It's mushrooms fever time

The rain is here and the mushrooms season has started. Jump on board for a daylong workshop in the state forest. Learn how to safely harvest edible mushrooms. Empower yourself with knowledge and have fun in the process. Details and bookings here> 

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