Brisbane Local Food

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Andrew Cumberland's Groups (22)

  • Pressure Cooker Cooking

    10 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2019

    I wanted to start a group for this.  Of course, I do soups, stews, rice etc in a pressure cooker.  I found so many more recipes that…

  • TINY HOMES

    22 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018

    There has been a lot of discussion about small homes - compact, sustainable, off grid, interesting design. Quite a few of us seem interested in…

  • Beyond Brisbane Local Food

    12 members Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2018

    There are some BLF members who are working to encourage change beyond the scope of BLF and the work it does to encourage people to grow food in…

  • Seed swappers

    45 members Latest Activity: May 7

    In this group, you can list the seeds you are willing to share when you can't make it to the Garden visits. Anybody who wishes to get seeds can…

  • Companion Planting

    25 members Latest Activity: Mar 17

    Companion Planting is an age old practice of Planting Plants within close proximity which will Benefit other Plants, either by giving off a scent…

  • Compost,Worms and Soil

    33 members Latest Activity: May 29

    A group to discuss the benifits of Compost, Worms and Soil and how we and our plants can learn and interact as a result of these inputs. 

  • Frugal Fellows

    24 members Latest Activity: Jul 23, 2019

    Frugal: (my definition):  

    1. people who want a good deal
    2. opposed to wasting money or paying…

  • One Thousand Incredible Edible Gardens

    13 members Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2017

    Nancy Kent and Pia Dowling have come together for past 18 months in collaboration to create a program that incorporates the best practice of urban…

  • Chooks - Ducks - Quails

    44 members Latest Activity: Jun 14

    All Poultry - Everything from industrial strength chickens to Bantams, Ducks, Quails etc. Ask questions, share your knowledge and experiences. We…

  • Backyard cooking

    18 members Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2018

    Hey everyone if your into barbies,camp oven cooking  homemade pizza ovens or any other  cooking method  with wood charcoal gas. and if you got…

  • Wicking Beds

    44 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2019

    Where we discuss challenges, experiments, inspirations, links, questions and answers to do with wicking beds. Read more about wicking beds…

  • Bees - native and honey

    44 members Latest Activity: Sep 30

    Until I sold my home and garden recently, I owned two native bee hives of Tetragonula carbonaria and a top bar honey bee hive.

    While I'm am…

  • Backyard Bakers

    30 members Latest Activity: Apr 27

    I was going to limit this to a bread makers' group.  But, on reading a few of my baking books, there are just too many wonderful goodies out there…

  • Edible Weeds

    29 members Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2019

    OXALIC ACID - suggested reading.…

  • Aquaponics Adventures

    42 members Latest Activity: Jun 9, 2018

    A group for those who are either doing, or thinking about, aquaponics.  All tips welcome.  Nobody is too experienced or too new to join.  

  • Garden Visits

    114 members Latest Activity: Oct 11

    Follow the calendar link below to check out where the group is visiting throughout the…

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GrowVetiver

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.


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