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Treat friends and family to the taste of Australia. Our collection of recipes has grown over the last couple of years, thanks to the generosity and support of the Tucker Bush community. Here are our favourite choices for an impressive Christmas affair.
Win a Tucker Bush garden for your school. The Tucker Bush Schools Program assists schools in establishing their own native bush tucker garden for children, teachers and parents to enjoy. We help teach the children about local Aboriginal culture and the traditional uses of these plants.
Although the Centre survived state funding cuts in 2019 that almost forced it into closure, what it needed next was a greener touch of love, something to give both residents and staff a sense of place and belonging.
Long known for its use in Aboriginal herbal medicine, Native Thyme was later added to the European taxonomic mint family under Prostanthera, a genus named after the Greek words for “addendum” and “anther” in honour of the small appendages on the flower anthers of its species.
Traditionally used in Aboriginal cuisine, wattleseed was typically ground into flour for damper. The gum, flowers, leaves and bark from various species of wattle were also used as bush medicine to treat diarrhoea, blisters and burns, coughs, eczema, and general sickness.
Growing a bushfood garden is about more than food production or learning how to keep a plant alive. In Australia, it’s part of a holistic approach to connecting with country and nature.
Make your Mothers Day lunch a little extra this year with a personal selection of homemade gourmet delights. These old favourite recipes use unique Australian botanicals to add that special flavour twist.
Hydroponic growing is particularly useful in modern homes with small backyards and plenty of room indoors (or in the garage).
In this post, we’ll cover specifically how to make an open terrarium with micro-food forest principles, combining Australian bushfoods and other terrarium-friendly plants.
Whether using bushfood infused spirits or ingredients from your own back garden, these re-imagined cocktails are sure to impress your guests at the next dinner party.
Glow up—or “green up”—your home office with these attractive (and tasty) Australian bushfoods.
Meet the Chocolate Lily, a chocolate-scented grassland flower producing edible bushfood tubers.
The right plants for a child-safe and family-friendly bushfood micro-forest will depend on several factors, namely food safety, environmental safety, and taste.
Tips for growing native bushfood tea plants in your home garden.
Meet the Tucker Bush Fresh Botanicals WA State Winner in the 2021 delicious. Harvey Norman Produce Awards.
The beauty of this type of forest is that you can design it as big or as small as your space will allow. The trick is to choose a combination of plants that mimic the key features of a full-sized forest that maintain the micro-climate and help sustain the ecosystem.
Bushfood gardening is great for the environment, great for the kitchen, and great for the mind and body. Here’s why…
Australia’s best culinary Geraldton wax needs a name. We’ve been working with Helix Australia to bring you the best culinary Geraldton wax. In a world first, this uniquely Australian botanical is almost ready to make its debut. All that’s missing is a name.
The native shrubs in your local park may be just decades old, but they come from a long line of remarkable specimens unique to the land we all live on. In honour of NAIDOC Week, here are five of our favourite native edible plants.
With Father’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d share a few bushfood “hacks” (and facts!) for your weekend barbecue.