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South East Harvest in Moruya Apr 1st

We are thrilled to be collaborating and co-creating with with our local Walbunja People – the first farmers in this region – for our upcoming festival. Join us on Saturday 1st April to learn from a diverse collection of speakers, including Bruce Pascoe, on our theme: “First Farmers to Future Harvests". Our theme is all about bringing together local knowledge holders in aboriginal and contemporary food production and harvest. From First Farmers to Future Harvests - that's a lot to know and learn from... More info

SAGE South East Harvest Festival First Farmers to Future Harvests Saturday 1st April, 2017 Moruya Showgrounds Pavilion & grounds PAVILION Program - MC - Stuart Whitelaw. Moderator -Ian Campbell WALBUNJA ARTEFACT display - at the rear (opposite end to stage) of the Pavilion, arranged and supervised by Cobowra Local Aboriginal Land Council. 9.30 Opening - SAGE President, Catherine Potter. 9.35 Welcome to Country, Welcome Smoking Ceremony, knowledge sharing with Lee-Anne Parsons, Walbunja Senior Woman & CEO Cobowra Local Aboriginal Land Council and Walbunja/Gumbayggirr Man, Bindarray jiibiny. 10.30 - 11.15 TEA break Move outside with Bindarray jiibiny for Nerringundah Storytelling & Dance 11.30 Bruce Pascoe - 'In Conversation'. Sharing of knowledge with Senior Bunurong/Yuin man, award winning author of "Dark Emu, Black Seeds: agriculture or accident'. 12.15 - Colouring competition presentation. - Pavilion Verandah. 12.20 LUNCH break - Outside Program as per page 2. 1.00 John Newton Presentation and discussion - Incorporating Traditional food knowledge and use into contemporary cuisine. 1.45 – 2.45 Wrap up PANEL - Bruce Pascoe, John Newton, LeeAnne Parson, Bindarray jiibiny , local organic farmer, Katie from Southlands. 3 pm - Door Prizes & Raffle prizes drawn & Close. Outside - Showground activities . 10 am - Children's activities 10.30 am - Sharing of knowledge and dance with Bindarray jiibiny Nerrigundah Storytelling and Dance. 11.30 am - Children's activities. 12.15 Chook Tractors 12.30 Natural Beekeeping ALL DAY - Food providers, mini displays, demonstration backyard growing, local schools activities, local farmers produce, and more. - Keynote Speakers books (Bruce Pascoe & John Newton) available at the Moruya Books stand. - Cobowra Aboriginal Land Council stall with displays, have a yarn, gather information. - Council - composting display

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