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  • Indigenous Planting and Cooking Course

    This course is divided into the following parts:

    - welcome (course start),

    - telling stories and planting the seeds of knowledge,

    - gathering time (cooking with the Murnong Mammas),

    - sharing time (course conclusion).

    Learners will complete some of the following activities (weather and light permitting):

    - walking around Castlemaine to explore significant historical and cultural sites,

    - field trips to significant sites on country and to find plants by the season,

    - field guide to identify plants by botanical, common and Dja Dja Wurrung names,

    - permission to share Koorie stories of country, plants and animals,

    - cultural protocols,

    - plan, design, prepare and plant Koorie plants in CCE's garden,

    - prepare finger foods and a meal, participate in bush cooking and harvest and cook for the mob (harvesting depends on availability and readiness of plants for harvesting).

    Tutors: Aunty Julie and Kathryn Coff

    When: Tuesday (10 sessions)

    Date: 18 July - 19 September, 5.00 pm - 8.00 pm

    Full fee: $230 [Tuition $30 | Amenities $100 | Materials $100]

    Conc. fee: $215 [Tuition $15 | Amenities $100 | Materials $100]

    This course receives Commonwealth and Victorian Government funding.

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