Permaculture Wollongong Institute

Resources For Illawarra Native Food Plants

Getting Hungry for Native Tucker?

Soon on March 24th, our Bush Tucker workshop will be in full swing. We are looking forward to showing off some native plants in production. Narelle Happ will lead the discovery of bush foods, offering us information and tastings of some beautiful native fruits and teas.

Terry Rankmore has a comprehensive book on Wild Plants Of The Illawarra showing historical uses by local Aboriginal people. This great resource is a free download through environment.new.gov.au  http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/cultureheritage/illawarraAboriginalResourceUse.pdf

Lime and Lilly Pilly at Silk Farm, Mt Kembla

And there’s more online to fuel your curiosity, There is a forum for Wild Crafts of Australia.

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