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Ancient agriculture in Australia

CAMERON Wilson presenter of ABC program Bush Telegraph explores the topic of Australia’s aboriginal ancient land management past. Guests on his program range from, Bill Gammage, historian and author of “The “Biggest Estate on Earth; Bill Pascoe,”teacher and author of “Dark Emu”; Beth Gott Adjunct research fellow at Monash Univerity; […]

Destination Flavour

SBS program Destination Flavour with Adam Liew travels to the North West of Western Australia to the Dampier Peninsular. His first stop is at the Minyirr Park, between the sea and Broome, a conservation park managed by local indigenous rangers. Mick Lo one of the custodians/rangers explains to Adam how […]

Ethical production at Wilburs Farm

BUSH Telegraph presenter Cameron Mitchell visits Tammi & Stuart Jonas’s farm where they ethically raise their rare breed pigs. Tammi & Stuart gave custody to Bush Telegraph of a large black male piglet called Wilbur 101 and the listeners were invited to vote in regular online polls on how best […]

Free range meat producers

ABC Bush Telegraph brought to attention some of the issues of how a few free range meat producers are solving the problem of shortening the supply chain from paddock to plate. Farmers Jeff Pow from the South West of Western Australia and Tammi Jonas from Victoria talk to presenter Cameron […]

Broome verge gardens and bush foods

PAT Torres and Val Sibosado, Slow Food Perth members and nominated Terra Madre delegates were interviewed by Damien Carrick of ABC’s “First Bite” Radio National program, about their ‘veggies on the verge’. Pat and Aunty Val talk to Damien about their ideas that started them to create their community vegetable […]

Avon Valley Food Festival 1

AVON Valley Food Festival is to be held this coming long weekend, the 31st May and the 1st June in Northam. Eighty five producers will be exhibiting their produce amongst whom will be some Slow Food members and the produce from the monastery of the Benedictine monks of New Norcia. […]

Bush Food event with Slow Food Perth

SLOW Food Perth’s next event is our Sunday Session Bush Food Event at Taste Budds Studio on Sunday 4th May from 2-6pm. Local bush foods will be highlighted and a special beer will be brewed using native flavours. All proceeds go to helping send our nominated delegates to Slow Food’s […]

Food Truck Rumble

Local food identity Ai-Ling Truong who was chair of the fourth national food bloggers event “Ëat Drink Blog” in Perth has taken her love of street food to a new level, and has organised Perth’s first “Food Truck Rumble”. This will be held at the Cultural Centre in Perth on […]

Power of social media

SUE Neales writes in The Australian “Buying local bearing fruit” about the amazing affect that a tweet sent out by an enthusiastic NSW tweeter and loyal buy Australian foodie Linda Drummond had when urging everyone to eat peaches and icecream on the following Sunday, to support the embattled SPC fruit […]

Pekins at Wagin free range duck farm 6

THE main breed for meat production of ducks in Australia are the Muscoy, Aylesbury, Pekin and Rouen. Most ducks produced commercially for meat in Australia are Pekin/Aylesbury crosses. The Pekin breed originated in China. Most of the ducks that we in Western Australia are able to buy are frozen and […]