The Art of Food

Whether you’ve always had a passion for creating cuisine using fresh, seasonal and local ingredients, or would like to try something new, this year at The Planting, we invite you to join us in being inspired in the kitchen with a host of remarkable guest Chefs. From the humblest of ingredients, Jennifer Hill and Annette…

The Planting Environmental Update

This year’s Planting Festival was expanded by 50% with double the fun in workshops, presentations, demonstrations, music performances and the children’s program. Here is an update of what went on at some of the environmental workshops, I got myself involved in: The rain did not to stop the biochar kilns burning during the Let’s Make Biochar workshops. The…

A very grown-up treehouse

A most ingenious and spectacular installation, The Treehouse was built by Taiwanese artist Wang Wen-Chih in partnership with Sydney art collective, Cave Urban and a masterclass team for The Planting festival at Woodfordia. The setup crew, with the artist and builders tested the structure last night. It’s a masterpiece of engineering that doesn’t skimp on…

Hands-on Cooking Classes From Bushfoods to Craft Beer

Welcome to Woodfordia for The Planting, where you can search, discover, imagine, create, celebrate, plant, seed and grow. By now, you may have seen the programme and discovered the delicious range of hands-on food and beverage workshops available in “Sharmy’s Kitchen”. From native lime eclairs to home prebiotics to making your own skin care products. A line up of talented…