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Urban foraging for wild edibles with Diego Bonetto

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Wednesday 24 November from 1pm to 2pm

Naturalist Diego Bonetto will introduce you to the wonders and possibilities of wild edibles everywhere you walk.

To some of us weeds such as plantain, dandelion, chickweed and sow-thistle are a nuisance, to others they are a childhood game, a cultural connection or a seasonal treat.

Learn about the most common edible weed species. They may be growing in your garden or along the green belts and parks in your neighbourhood.

Find out how these weeds have been used for food, craft and natural remedies. Discover ways to identify the urban ‘wild’ and foster rewarding experiences with nature.

This is a free online event however bookings are essential.

Please read your booking confirmation carefully for instructions on how to join the event on Zoom. You’ll need to install the free Zoom software on your own or computer or device to participate.

This event will be Auslan interpreted. To access the Auslan interpreting, you will need to use Zoom on a computer for this event.

Diego’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

About Diego Bonetto:

Diego Bonetto is an artist, forager, keen naturalist and award-winning cultural worker based in Sydney. His work enables conversations around belonging, sustainability and agency. Bonetto’s work offers the opportunity for people to re-engage with their neighbourhoods, streets and footpaths through edible adventures. Bonetto regularly offers workshops, foraging tours and events that reframe environmental identity and stewardship. He collaborates extensively with chefs, journalists, academics, craft workers, herbalists, brewers, educators, environmentalists and landowners, providing insights into edible and medicinal wild plants in Australia while fostering culturally aware interpretations of landscape.

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