Brisbane Local Food

Growing local

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Presenter: Jerry Coleby-Williams, 02/08/2014

SERIES 25 Episode 20

Jerry meets a tropical fruit grower near Byron Bay

Jerry is visiting John Picone in central New South Wales - a former Sydneysider, John is slowly revegetating most of his 60 hectares, giving it back to nature, but he's dedicated a hectare or so to food production.

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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.

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