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Find New Species at The Planting

The Planting has received support from an Advance Queensland, Engaging Science Grant provided by the Queensland Government. The funding will support Woodfordia’s BioQuest – engaging patrons with bio-experts in biodiversity research, using the QuestaGame mobile app as a biodiversity research and mapping tool. Woodfordia – home of The Woodford Folk Festival – was once a…


Learn By Day, Play By Night: Ten Reasons To Attend The Planting

The Planting is a multi-layer festival of talks, forums, workshops, music, food, films, ceremony, and environmental projects — a weekend of community, cultural and intellectual exchange.  A smaller festival by design, The Planting is all about people coming together, getting their hands dirty, making things, cooking things, singing, nurturing the environment, preserving Woodfordia’s natural beauty…


Truffle expert shines light on life in the dark at Woodfordia

World renowned truffle expert Professor James (Jim) Trappe recently visited Woodfordia, home to The Planting Festival and the Woodford Folk Festival, to share some of his extensive knowledge of what he calls the ‘unsung heroes of the forest’: fungi, including truffles. WHAT ARE TRUFFLES? You might know truffles better as an expensive delicacy found on restaurant menus, but…