Bush Foods

Available at the Cranbourne Gardens

Join us for a journey through the Australian Garden to discover a variety of indigenous bush foods.

Students will learn Aboriginal knowledge of agricultural systems and food-related tools. They will become familiar with regional food plants and discover how land is managed for food production, harvesting and preparation.

This program runs at the Cranbourne Gardens on Monday and Wednesday during school term. 

Students will

  • Learn about Aboriginal tools and edible plants
  • Have a go grinding wattle seed
  • Sample lemon myrtle tea

Key focuses

  • Discover bush tucker
  • Aboriginal tools
  • Preparation of Indigenous foods

Curriculum Links

  • Level 7-10 Geography and Design and Technologies