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Needing someone to represent BLF on 31 May 2017

I received this email and hoped that someone would like to represent Brisbane Local Food at these discussions.  I am looking for one volunt…

Started by Andrew CumberlandLatest Reply


I follow a blog called HIGH WATER of a young gardener, Rod, who owns a property on Lamb Island. Rod re-posted this on his site - I found th…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Daley's Nursery outing

Hi Folks, well today, a couple of us BLF's went for a drive to Kyogle to visit the Daley's nursery that we all know and love.. and if you d…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

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I'm sure most of us have been influenced by Permaculture principles. It may even be 'un-Australian' not to have been. Nonetheless I have ma…

Started by Dave Riley

3 7 hours ago
Reply by Christa


We have had an abundance of different types of mushroom types coming up in our backyard amongst the mulch.   Does anyone know a good book o…

Started by Christa

8 on Thursday
Reply by Lissa

Recipe for Char Grilled Red Capsicum Dip

Char Grilled Red Capsicum Dip 6 Italian Fryer Capsicums, halved and deseeded 400 g tin of chick peas,drained 5  tablespoons of Extra Virgin…

Started by Roger Clark

4 on Wednesday
Reply by Janet Fong

Mulch versus Compost

Mel Landers posted this in Soil4Climate: I read it a few times and loved the argument. Mulch versus Compost - Why I choose mulch –Experienc…

Started by Dave Riley

15 Apr 3
Reply by Christa

Dealing with the Oxalic Acid content of green leafy vegetables

Before you sign off on the green veg adventure, consider that things may not be as they seem as the supposedly naughty Oxalic Acid occurs m…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Mar 30
Reply by Dave Riley

Storage Bags for fruit and vegetables:Waste not/Want not.

When the plastic bag ban was coming in I collected a few supermarket type bags for the future. But then I've not been using them at all. In…

Started by Dave Riley

3 Mar 14
Reply by Cres


We just picked a persimmon from our tree and put it in the fridge where it softens up ready for me to have on yoghurt for breakie. We picke…

Started by Christa

5 Mar 11
Reply by Dianne Caswell

In praise of the neglected garden skink.

One of the great thrills i experienced when I moved to Brisbane for a  couple of years in the early seventies was the profusion of skinks.…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Mar 1
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

All Herbs and Seedlings

Warren and his fam who supply such a wonderful range of seedlings from their stall at the Sunday Caboolture Markets now have a web presence…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Feb 13


We are sometimes unaware of the actual food source that we are growing in our own yard. If survival on green leaves were possible then mayb…

Started by Christa

4 Feb 3
Reply by Dave Riley


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