Western Australia’s flavor explosion

From Wattleseed damper, pickled Lilly Pilly and Tiger Prawns with bush tomato cream to Choc Rivermint Brownies, the conference social event on Wednesday 4 March at Perth City Farm will feature many West Australian delicacies and a full native food experience - all expertly prepared by Chef Robyne Low.

Inspired by the International Year of Plant Health, which is focused on raising awareness of plant health in 2020 the social event is a time to relax in the city farm oasis after a full day of conferencing.

You will hear from Marissa Verma from Bindi Bindi Dreaming who’ll share her ideas of catering with bush flavours and her knowledge of Noongar Country and its people, of Perth. Mark Tucek of Tucker Bush and Domus Nurseries will also share his thoughts on the importance of plant protection in growing native foods as well as highlighting a few of the tucker plants on display.

The venue for the evening is Perth City Farm at short walk and even shorter Uber ride from The Westin, was founded in 1994 on the site of a former scrap metal yard and battery recycling facility in East Perth. It is located just next to the Claisebrook train station and adjacent to the CBD.

Perth City Farm is a non-profit community environmental centre that provides space and opportunities to build community connections and educates and enables people to live sustainably by focusing on the relationships between people and the environment, society, and one another.

Once a toxic and highly polluted site the land has been lovingly rehabilitated over many years by volunteers to become a thriving community garden and a Western Australian icon for environmental sustainability and community engagement. Perth City Farm started as a Men of The Trees initiative. Find out more about MOTT here.

Tickets to our Perth City Farm flavor explosion are included in your full conference registration . However, be sure to indicate your attendance at the time of registration so you do not miss out.