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Bush Tucker Plants Online Course

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Bush Tucker Plants Online Course

Learn about identifying, growing and using Australian Indigenous Plants for Food. There are many Australian plants that are edible, and even some that are in very high demand as foods throughout the world. The Aborigines lived off the land before white civilization came to Australia. Plants contributed significantly to their diet.

There are many different types of bush tucker foods: Nuts and seeds (eg. Acacia, Macadamia, bunya nuts). Drinks (eg. hot teas, infusions of nectar laden flowers, fruit juices). Flavourings (eg. lemon scented myrtle). Berries (eg. Astroloma, some Solanum species). Fruits (eg. quandong, Ficus macrophylla, Syzygium) and vegetables. Wattle seeds ground to produce flour. Plant roots can beground to produce a paste or flour.

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Growing
  • Gathering
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Flavourings, Teas, Essences
  • Using Bush Tucker Plants

Aims

  • Discuss the nature and scope of bush tucker plants.
  • Review the way bush tucker plants are accurately identified.
  • Describe how to cultivate a range of bush tucker plants.
  • Describe how bush foods are harvested from the wild and how to set up a cultivated bush food garden.
  • Outline the cultivation, harvest and use of various bush tucker nuts and seeds.
  • Explain the cultivation, harvest and use of various bush tucker vegetables
  • Explain the cultivation, harvest and use of various bush tucker fruits
  • Explain the cultivation, harvest and use of various bush tucker plants that are used to flavour foods or beverages
  • Describe the preparation of bush tucker.

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