Brisbane Local Food

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Frequently asked questions and best of our members' discussions are moved here for easy referral. Great websites, books etc are be found in the "Resources" category. View Discussions

Website Woes 15 Replies

Started by Andrew Cumberland. Last reply by Rob Collings Oct 8, 2016.

Fruit Tree Outlets 12 Replies

Started by Scarlett. Last reply by Lissa Jun 26, 2015.

Ants 27 Replies

Started by Tracy Arnold. Last reply by Jo Oct 15, 2014.

Growing strawberries in Brisbane

Started by Scarlett Sep 9, 2012.

Mushroom Compost 49 Replies

Started by Donna. Last reply by Rudi Sep 3, 2010.

Training and development

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Started by Mary-Ann Baker Aug 29, 2017.

FAQs and possible BLF eBook 5 Replies

Started by Elaine de Saxe. Last reply by Sophie Mar 9, 2016.

Social Entrepreneurship MOOC - FREE 4 Replies

Started by GayleD. Last reply by GayleD Apr 25, 2015.

Community gardens and events

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schoolstrike4climate 15 Replies

Started by Dave Riley. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Sep 25, 2019.

Pine Rivers Show 4 Replies

Started by Andrew Cumberland. Last reply by Susan Aug 4, 2019.

Okie Dokie farmshare 1 Reply

Started by Sophie. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Oct 20, 2016.

Salisbury Community Garden 4 Replies

Started by Karoline Novak. Last reply by Karoline Novak Mar 26, 2016.


Got any good recipes for seasonal produce to share? View Discussions

Making Bone Broth 2 Replies

Started by Dave Riley. Last reply by Dave Riley Apr 9.

Pigeon peas - now what? 20 Replies

Started by Scarlett. Last reply by Dave Riley Dec 29, 2020.

Eggs. eggs. eggs. 2 Replies

Started by Dave Riley. Last reply by Jeff Kiehne Aug 25, 2020.


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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

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