Delicious Edible Native Plants
Did you know that most of the edibles we grow in our gardens today were originally imported from overseas? With Tucker Bush edible natives, you can enjoy a backyard full of unique and delicious bush tucker fruits, roots, nuts, seeds and leaves from plants naturally adapted to our climate and soil.
A Truly Australian flavour
Bush food has sustained generations of Aboriginal peoples for centuries, and today represents a rich and vibrant history in the culture of this land. The Tucker Bush range aims to introduce a truly local flavour to the modern suburban home, working with communities who have unique stories to share.
Our New Book
Bushfood for Beginners
Australia is home to thousands of edible native plant species, and yet (at the time of publishing this book) most of the food we grow in gardens and find in the supermarket originally came from overseas.
This book is a handy “getting started” guide for novice and anxious intermediate gardeners ready to connect with this country’s ecological and cultural roots.
Packed with tips and advice from the seasoned green thumbs at Tucker Bush, it aims to help any enthusiastic gardener take the first step in their long and bountiful bushfood journey.
due for release July 1st
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We’ve put together an e-book of our favourite recipes
Featuring contributions from some of Australia’s leading chefs, using native bush tucker ingredients. This book includes all the recipes from our website plus more, covering entrees, mains, desserts and more, along with basic essentials like drying your own herbs and making your own jam.
Check out our Dried-Herb Recipes.
Chef Robyne Low helps you to get the most from your purchases
Tucker Bush on the ABC
On Saturday Breakfast with Christine Layton
Did you know Australia is home to thousands of edible native plants?
But if you have a veggie garden, I bet most of the food you grow is from plants that originally came from overseas…
Horticulturalist Mark Tucek has teamed up with local Noongar cultural guide Marissa Verma to bring bush tucker gardens to local Perth schools.
They talk us through the native Australian edible plants that can thrive in your garden, and some of the culture and history behind them.
Duration: 12min 39sec
Broadcast: Sat 13 Apr 2019, 6:00am