Guringai Festival : The Oldest Foods on Earth

In the beautiful, natural setting of Northside Produce Market, food writer, reviewer and author of The Oldest Foods on Earth, John Newton joins guest speakers and chefs in conversation exploring Indigenous foods of Australia and the reasons why cooking with local produce makes sense! Guests include First Hand Solutions and the renowned indigenous market, Blak Markets. The event will include cooking demonstrations of traditional bush foods with native produce supplied by Outback Pride.

John Newton is the author of The Oldest Foods on Earth, a book about native indigenous food, flora and fauna that nourished the Aboriginal peoples for over 50,000 years. Confirmed guests also include chef Jean-Paul Bruneteau, a pioneer in the development of an authentic Australian cuisine based on indigenous ingredients. Jean-Paul will participate in cooking demonstrations of traditional bush foods with native produce supplied by Outback Pride producers, an organization supporting a network of production sites within traditional Aboriginal communities.