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Queensland Bushfood Association Events

September

Saturday 23 - ‘Eden’ Bushfood - Field Day

Join hosts Doug (QBA Chairman) and Kath Brownlow at their beautiful bushfood orchard property in the Samford Valley just outside of Brisbane

Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm. Venue: 'Eden', 3 Lookout Court, Camp Mountain (just south of Samford Village)  Phone 3289 1245. Directions: UBD…Map 106, N20 or using your GPS…Track to South 27d 24m 15.3s, East 152d 53m 39.8s. Elevation 100-125 metres AMSL (+- 5metres)

BYO all lunch & drinks; Tea and Coffee provided  Program:10.00 - 10.30 Arrive, Meet & Greet over tea and coffee. 10.30 Introductory talk covering the history of establishment, species selection, planting patterns and methods, maintenance, mulching, fertilizing, harvesting, processing and packaging, pest management. 

11.00 Guided walk through the plantation

12.30 Follow up discussion

1.00 Lunch

2.00 End of formal part of the day PLEASE RSVP Doug & Kath on 3289 1245 OR email edenbf@bigpond.com

The day will be cancelled if we receive less than 5 positive RSVP's 

Sunday 24 - Living in the Landscape Expo

QBA members Veronica Cougan and Graeme White will be participating in the Fair as owners of Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery. Eumundi Showgrounds, 10am to 4pm,  www.livinginthelandscapeexpo.info

OCTOBER

Sunday 1 - Brisbane Organic Growers Fair

QBA members Veronica Cougan and Graeme White will be participating in the Fair as owners of Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery The Annual Fair will be held in a very unique venue, at The Peace Hall located at 102 McDonald Road, Windsor, Brisbane. The Hall is situated directly under the Albion overpass near the Albion Railway Station.9am – 3pm

Contact details : Chris Ossowski on 3274 4095

Saturday 14 - Monto Garden Festival. QBA members Veronica Cougan and Graeme White will be participating in the Fair as owners of Witjuti Grub Bushfood Nursery. Monto Showgrounds. Monto Landcare Group have planted a trial/demo/educational Bushfood plot of a couple of hundred trees with the future intention of putting in a number of commercial plantations on various interested members lands. Contact Graeme or Veronica for further details on 5446 0264

Sunday 15

Rainforest Liqueurs - Field Day. Join hosts John and Mary King, founding QBA members and owners of Rainforest Liqueurs, on their property in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Camping at property available from Friday evening to Monday morning. To stay over please bring own food and swag. The Field Day will be held on Sunday including a tour of the commercial kitchen, guided bushwalks, and the King’s will share their experience of eco-agriculture. Full details of event with directions will be distributed to members closer to the date. RSVP by Friday 6 October Contact Mary by email

jrmrk@bytesite.com.au

or phone 5435 0074 (farm) 272 Ahern Rd Conondale

NOVEMBER

Saturday 4 

9.30am - QBA General Meeting. Guest speaker John Wrench Dip. Pharm. ‘Food Safety & Labelling – follow-up’.  Venue : Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Road, West Chermside 

DECEMBER

Tukka Restaurant West End, Brisbane– specialising in native foods and Qld wines. Hosted by chef Stephane Bremont who will present a native food information workshop. Details to be provided closer to the date.

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