Brisbane Local Food

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Christa's Groups (26)

  • Name that insect!

    17 members Latest Activity: May 8

    Friend or foe?

    Insects can be destructive or helpful in the garden - or even both! We don't want to kill everything willynilly without…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • GMO

    14 members Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2017

    GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms, including food.

    There is a lot of discussion at the moment about the pros and cons of GM food and…

  • Garden Visits

    114 members Latest Activity: Oct 11

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

  • HERBS & SPICES, Culinary, Medical, Other

    20 members Latest Activity: Jun 14

    This Group is intended for those BLF Members, Experienced and Beginner Gardeners, who have an interest in growing Herbs & Spices. Be it…

  • Home Grown Liquors

    22 members Latest Activity: Jan 17, 2018

    How to use home grown produce to create some wonderful liquors and spirit mixes.  

  • BLF Futures

    33 members Latest Activity: on Friday

    A group to discuss how the BLF site works and growing our community! All welcome :)

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Growing in pots/containers

    34 members Latest Activity: Nov 1

    A group to share experiences in growing edibles in pots and other containers.

  • 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…

  • Water Garden

    15 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2019

    Water garden for edible plants and ornamental ones as well.

  • Purely Social

    14 members Latest Activity: May 10

    Anyone fancy eating out as a social group?

    Choose a venue, date and time to suit and post away with a new Discussion to see who's…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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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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