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Talk 4 - Indigenous Plants for Food/Fibre/Medicine


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Description

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 a passionate home gardener, worm farmer, experienced trainer and community facilitator. 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.

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What you will learn
  • The roles indigenous plants played for our first nation people
  • Plants to grow in the garden and their traditional usage
What you will get
  • Take home notes

What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Home gardeners of all ages


Sustainable Gardening Australia (SGA) is a not-for-profit non-government organiation dedicated to achieving a healthy biodiverse planet.

Its driving purpose is to:

  • Encourage, educate and enable home and professional gardeners to adopt sustainable gardening practices to protect or enhance the natural environment;
  • Provide information, education and undertake research about the natural environment;
  • Reconnect people to the natural world through gardening; and
  • Ensure an understanding of the impacts that gardening decisions about chemical and resource use have on the natural environment well beyond their neighbourhood.
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Cancellation & Refund Policy

SGA’s Cancelation and Refund Policy

  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance.
  • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
  • Attendee initiated cancellations - Refunds will be issued for cancellations if you give at least 7 days notice prior to the start date. Refunds will be reduced by 1) a $10 SGA administration fee 2) WeTeachMe fees (if applicable) and 3) any financial transaction fees (if aplicable).
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations with less than 7 days notice unless the event is successfully booked out, including the cancelled tickets.

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Terms & Conditions

SGA’s Booking Conditions

  • Bookings are considered final once payment is made and no refunds will be given for non-attendance.
  • If there are insufficient numbers for an event it may be cancelled or postponed by SGA. If this is the case, you will be notified and given the option of either a full refund or a transfer to a different SGA event of equivalent value.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time for registration and seating

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Christine

14 February 2019 • Talk 4 - Indigenous Plants for Food/Fibre/Medicine

Richard's presentation on indigenous plants was excellent. I learnt a lot about the plants, and our indigenous people.