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Darryl Simpson
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  • Brisbane Southern Suburbs
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Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland yesterday. 1 Reply

This is a very interesting web page. It gives you a map with free fruit, from trees in public places.…Continue

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Elaine de Saxe favorited Darryl Simpson's discussion Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces
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Andrew Cumberland replied to Darryl Simpson's discussion Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces
"Thanks Darryl.  I suspect this has been mentioned before but who cares?!  It's a great reminder. "
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Andrew Cumberland favorited Darryl Simpson's discussion Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces
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Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces

This is a very interesting web page. It gives you a map with free fruit, from trees in public places.http://www.forgreenies.com/edible-brisbane-food-plants-in-public-spaces See More
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Elaine de Saxe might attend Darryl Simpson's event

Black History Month celebration at Brisbane Square Library,

July 2, 2017 from 11am to 12pm
Explore aspects of Brisbane’s rich Indigenous heritage with Dr Ray Kerkhove. Ray will talk about Aboriginal campsites that flourished in and around the city from before settlement to the 1950s, and the pivotal role these played in Brisbane’s character and design. Ray will also share his work mapping little-known Aboriginal-settler conflicts in the region. Presented as part of Black History Month celebrations.Bookings essential.FREESee More
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Black History Month celebration at Brisbane Square Library,

July 2, 2017 from 11am to 12pm
Explore aspects of Brisbane’s rich Indigenous heritage with Dr Ray Kerkhove. Ray will talk about Aboriginal campsites that flourished in and around the city from before settlement to the 1950s, and the pivotal role these played in Brisbane’s character and design. Ray will also share his work mapping little-known Aboriginal-settler conflicts in the region. Presented as part of Black History Month celebrations.Bookings essential.FREESee More
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Darryl Simpson might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT/CHRISTMAS PARTY- FREE at Mary-Ann's Garden

December 10, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY December 10th 10.00am TO 12.00pmMary-Ann's - GARDEN VISIT/CHRISTMAS PARTY- FREEMary-Ann has written a little about her garden: some of our members have been to Mary-Ann's garden and all came away in awe of just what Mary-Ann and Colin have been able to achieve in the short time they have lived on their property;There…See More
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Darryl Simpson commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'INTRODUCTION to CHEESE MAKING and CHEESE TASTING BOTH DAYS with Dianne'
"I will attend with 2 others."
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Darryl Simpson commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'Explore your garden plants - Presented by Paul Plant, editor of subTropical Gardening magazine'
"I am going to this."
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Darryl Simpson commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'INTRODUCTION to CHEESE MAKING and CHEESE TASTING BOTH DAYS with Dianne'
"Hi Dianne Is this only open to members, or can I bring my wife and maybe her sister. Darryl"
Jun 19
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INTRODUCTION to CHEESE MAKING and CHEESE TASTING BOTH DAYS with Dianne at TBA Closer the date of Event

September 23, 2017 at 10am to September 24, 2017 at 3pm
SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER, 10.00AM - 3.00PMSUNDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 10.00AM - 3.00PMAfter many requests to me for a Cheese Making Class, I have now decided to put one into EVENTS for the year. I had asked Andrew if he would like to hold the class but he has another interest involved as his contribution. I am not a tutor of Cheese Making but a very enthusiastic Fromager who can guide you through the fundamentals. In this class we will be making a variety of cheeses that will be either finished or…See More
Jun 19
Darryl Simpson posted a status
"I have some home grown chemical free oranges to give away. I am in the Mt Gravatt area.Pu only. Darryl"
Jun 19
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Solar Cooker - make your own at Bethania Street Community Garden

July 20, 2017 from 9am to 12pm
Learn how solar cooking works with Barb Ford. View a variety of solar cookers and make your own simple solar cooker to take home and begin cooking using the sun.This is a GOLD event suitable for ages 50 years and over.Bookings required, phone JennyCost$10See More
Jun 18
Darryl Simpson replied to Susan's discussion 11-6-2017 Sophie's Garden Visit in the group Garden Visits
"Hi all.   I enjoyed my first garden visit, and I will go to more in the future. On the swap table, behind the oranges is a branch with lots of leaves, what is it. Can I grow it from cuttings? Thank you all for a very friendly…"
Jun 12
Roger Clark commented on Darryl Simpson's blog post Cooking recipes from around the world
"Thanks Darryl, well check it out"
Jun 9
Darryl Simpson commented on Darryl Simpson's blog post Cooking recipes from around the world
"Hi Roger. It was at Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens, in the outdoor kitchen. This was part of the  Growing old and living dangerously (GOLD).  a Brisbane City Council Active and Healthy Lifestyle program, provides free or low-cost activities…"
Jun 8

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I am interested in:
learning about edible weeds. I am growing and eating Purslane to start with.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
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What I am looking for:
Information, Garden Materials, Events, Community Involvement, Gardening Help
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Brisbane Southern Suburbs

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Cooking recipes from around the world

Posted on June 7, 2017 at 13:15 3 Comments

My wife and myself attended this cooking session. There were only 12 people attending, usually about 20. We prepared and cooked recipes from 5 countries, Malaysia, Peru, Norway, Italy, and Turkey. After 1 ½ hrs preparing we shared the spoils for lunch. I would recommend these cooking sessions to anyone who maybe interested. Nice food, easy to make.  I will try to remember to bring a copy of each recipe on…

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Spurtopia workshop - making a self-watering planter boxes and wicking pots

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 16:30 1 Comment

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 10am – 12pm

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30pm

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Bookings essential. Join Roman Spur and learn about water…

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upcoming events

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 10:42 2 Comments

Subjects I would like to see in upcoming events.

1.       Learn about eatable flowers and how to use them.

2.       Learn about eatable weeds and how to use them.

URBAN FOOD STREET

Posted on October 16, 2016 at 20:03 4 Comments

Dose anyone know anything about this movement, or has anyone been up to see how it is done. http://www.urbanfoodstreet.com/. It is located in Buderim.

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At 20:12 on July 6, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF) Darryl, You may like to join one of our GROUPS, feel free to join in the discussions and ask questions.

We look forward to meeting you at one of our Garden Visits, we actually have one on this week if you would like to come along, 2016 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR here.  I am sure you would enjoy meeting and visiting in our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more.

At 19:57 on July 6, 2016, Rob Collings said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Darryl.

At 19:55 on July 6, 2016, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Darryl.  I hope you enjoy it!

 
 
 

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