Bush Tucker in Lake Macquarie

The trees are dripping in cool shade, a natural atrium opens up like a cathedral under the trees. It's been a hot summer and this 5 acre bushland site is a welcome gathering spot to learn from two dedicated Landcare volunteers that have created something special on the edge of the Lake. Garry Stewart welcomes us in, cradling a coolamon made from a Northern Territory redgum. A versatile wooden curved tray, they are made up to six meters in length to carry tools, babies, food and for drinking from. The soft downy seeds of the bullrush, and the clean spongy bark of the paperbark, both endemic to the area, and found in this very garden, are used to line the vessel as a soft bed for a baby. Like

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We are gardeners, farmers, and first time producers of our own backyard fodder, who meet monthly to learn about living and growing sustainably in the Hunter Valley and surrounds.

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