wild food

A MUSHROOM FORAGE WITH DIEGO BONETTO + STUDIO NEON

April

The Slowpoke: A MUSHROOM FORAGE WITH DIEGO BONETTO + STUDIO NEON There’s a whole lot of magic to be found while wandering through a local pine forest – from the crunchy brown needles and pine cones strewn across the forest floor, the dappled light that dances through the slightly gnarled straight and narrow trees and the peace and quiet that pervades the infinite space. 
A MUSHROOM FORAGE WITH DIEGO BONETTO + STUDIO NEON
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PURSLANE

February

The Slowpoke: PURSLANE Be wary of where you walk and you may just spot this tasty edible green at your feet. Known quite commonly as a weed in Australia, purslane is in fact a great addition to the plate, and in many cultures and countries embraced wholeheartedly as a food. Here, awareness of the plant is growing and you may even spot it these days at a farmers market stall or two.
PURSLANE
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BLUE FLAX LILY

December

The Slowpoke: BLUE FLAX LILY If you live in any of the eastern states of Australia (including Tasmania) and take a wander around a local park or your local area, there’s a pretty good chance you may stumble across this plant – the blue flax lily (Dianella). You may notice it this time of year by the abundance of blue berries popping up along the stems. Having long been a popular plant for ornamental use for gardeners, the blue flax lily is potentially
BLUE FLAX LILY
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READ: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF MUSHROOMS

July

theslowpoke-bookofmushrooms1 We love mushrooms. We love to grow them. We love to forage for them. Without a doubt, we love to eat them. And, we also love to read vintage, beautifully illustrated books about them. Foraging for mushrooms has seen a bit of a surgence in Australia over the last few years, and for good reason – the allure of wandering into a forest with the promise of finding wild mushrooms and later gobbling up their earthiness in garlic
READ: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF MUSHROOMS
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