Talk 4 – Indigenous Plants for Food/Fibre/Medicine

07/02/2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Edendale Community Environmental Farm
30 Gastons Rd
Eltham VIC 3095
from $20
Richard Rowe

Note: This is the 4th in a series of 7 Sustainable Gardening Talks.  You can book the talks individually or book all 7 talks with our Summer Series Package and receive up to 30% discount. What a great Christmas present for someone who loves their garden.

The Australian bush provided the first nations people all the Food, Fibre and Medicine needed to thrive in this unique country.

In this talk Richard will introduce you to some of the local plants used by indigenous Australians and inspire you to grow them in their garden.

This class will cover:

  • Aboriginal connection with the land
  • Examples of food plants
  • Examples of fibre plants
  • Examples of medicine plants
  • Examples of tool, shelter and fire plants
  • Tips on how to grow these plants at home

About Richard Rowe

Richard is an experienced trainer, community facilitator, passionate home gardener and worm farmer. After a long and successful corporate career in finance and sustainability, Richard now focuses on environmental education for both adults and school children and on the local food movement.