Thank you to all picnic goers who braved the weather, packed their picnic blankets and chairs and joined us for a magical day at the Botanic Gardens.
Also a big thank you to those who came to support but were unable to enter as tickets had sold prior to the day. Next year will be bigger and better and we look forward to welcoming you for another feast of Central Victoria’s best food, wine, beer, cider & coffee. Please, email us your details, we would like to send out a special ‘pre-ticket sales’ invitation so that you don’t miss out in 2015.
On behalf of the committee, I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Bendigo Tourism, Bendigo Botanic Gardens – and in particular, the curator Brad Creme, Events Bendigo, Audi and Tough Cookie Marketing as our major sponsors and support. This would not have been possible without them.
Thanks also to B&B Basil for sponsoring the floating stage, the Crazy Chesters band for keeping our toes tapping! Kelly Sports for keeping the kids active, all of our local producers and restaurants who embraced the event and delighted us with their quality produce.
Thanks also to our delightful ‘MAD HATTER’ Bec Chalmer; mad in so many wonderful ways! The school band from BSE College who entertained us, Bendigo Community Farmers Market for their solar powered Mic system (available for hire), Bendigo Sustainability Group, The Bendigo Weekly, 2 Cool Ice, Coliban Water, Caterworx and last but certainly not least, the amazing people who volunteered on the day. THANK YOU! We look forward to seeing you all next year, 2015
Sonia Anthony, President Food Fossickers Central Victoria Inc.
We, the food lovers behind Food Fossickers, invite you to join with us in this adventure to become a fossicker yourself.
Our region is bountiful with food gold and we want to share with you the joy and satisfaction that comes from supporting our local growers and producers. Not only is the region’s ever-expanding range of products fantastic, but we know the importance of reducing food miles and fostering a sense of community and belonging that money simply can’t buy.
Our network of local heroes have joined forces and are working together to provide the best range of local food and produce sourced from around Bendigo and within the Central Victorian region. What we love most is putting local food on local plates.
Embrace the change as you join our journey. Enjoy the feeling of supporting a smart future of sustainable, fresh and above all, delicious local food fossicking.
Look out for our Food Fossickers logo throughout the Bendigo region.
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The Food Fossicking name continues to spread, and this time…to Singapore. A renowned journalist, Tan Pin Yen of Singapore, ventured into Bendigo in late April to dig further into the Food Fossicking concept and unearth further information on what it is all about. This article featured in a major supplement publication in Singapore and was widespread. […]