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Try this bush food experience to taste bush food
You can now join the passionate First Nation's guides to learn all about native Australian plants and animals. You will hear how they have inspired the modern sought after food and our palate. You will hear all about using Australian bush foods with everyday ingredients.



You will be able to feel, see, smell and learn all about how plants in the garden have been used and continue to be used to make meals. You will then be able to have a taste of delicious indigenous inspired food. This will all be developed in partnership with First Nation's trainee chefs from Charcoal Lane Social Enterprise Restaurant and training provider William Angliss Institute.



Have you ever wondered how native Australian plants play a part in our food chain? You can awaken your senses and hear all about the delights of bush foods and interesting stories on a guided walk with a passionate First Nations guide.



These First Nations people have a thriving culture and a huge connection to plants. You will learn exactly how plants within the gardens have been traditionally used and continue to be used around the world today.

This will be held on 5th and 11th May 2019 from 1.30 pm on Sunday 5th and from 10.00 am on Saturday 11th May. You can book at this link.

The address is The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne.



You will get to finish off with some delicious tasting foods using some of the native plants that you will see on your walk.

This event will be presented by the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Charcoal Lane social enterprise restaurant, William Angliss Institute and YIRRAMBOI Festival.

Each tour will take about 1 hours and you will meet at the visitor's centre of the Gardens. The cost will be:

$50 Adult (includes morning or afternoon tea)
$43 Child and concession
$150 Family (2 Adults and 2 Children)
$2 of every ticket sale is donated to the First Nation's mentoring program at Charcoal Lane

The event is suitable for anyone over the age of 12 years.

Included in the prices are tea and tasting of foods inspired by the native plants that you will see on your walk.

The fitness or physical level of this walk is classed as easy and bookings are essential.

Make sure you go to one of these bush experiences - it will be something quite different to taste these bush foods!
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Why? For an interesting walk and talk
When: 5th and 11th May 2019
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3004
Cost: Varies, see article
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