Spring Harvest Online 2021

Celebrate spring with our unique artisan food program, Spring Harvest Online.

We’ve teamed up with artisan food producers, educators and foragers who will share original seasonal recipes in our weekly online program of live food demonstrations, hosted by Sydney Living Museums curator and resident gastronomer Dr Jacqui Newling.

Join us to learn new skills and explore our rich culinary heritage from the comfort of your home.  

These sessions are live and are also recorded for viewing for a limited time. Recipes will be posted on our website after each session for you to make at home.

Enjoy our full Spring Harvest program below.

This online event is delivered over zoom

Please ensure you have Zoom installed on your computer or mobile device: https://zoom.us

We recommend registering for this event for updates. You will be sent the zoom link via the email address you registered with on the morning of the talk. 

The nature of this event means we rely heavily on internet connection and speed. If there are any network disruptions, please bear with us while we work through them. 


Online demonstrations

Waste-hack bitters with Cornersmith

Thurs 30 Sept, 4pm–4.30pm

Cornersmith owner Alex Elliott-Howery will teach you the secret of this ingenious waste hack. Make your own bitters for cocktail hour from aromatic and bitter scraps – just in time for gin and tonic weather! 

Make your own bitters using this Cornersmith recipe which you can download here.

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Fermenting with Holly Davis

Thurs 7 Oct, 4pm–4.30pm

Join wholefoods pioneer Holly Davis to discover the secrets of preserving foods using the ancient craft of fermentation. Holly will share her knowledge of how to create magic with colourful beets, turnips and radishes.

Try Holly’s recipe for brinded beetroot with orange and juniper which you can download here (updated).

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Pickling with Cornersmith

Thurs 14 Oct, 4pm–4.30pm

Pickle along with Cornersmith owner and pickling queen Alex Elliott-Howery as she takes you step-by-step through how to pickle the best of spring produce.

Make the most of seasonal produce with this pickling recipe by Cornersmith. Download here.

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Foraged native fruit shrub with Ziggy’s Wildfoods

Thurs 21 Oct, 4pm–4.30pm

Join Gabriel Gutnik as he talks you through his journey of discovery into the native and wild food movement. You’ll learn how to make a lilly pilly, lemon myrtle and lavender ‘shrub’ or drinks syrup. This is the perfect base for a springtime refresher made from ingredients foraged right at your doorstep.

Refresh your drink selection with this shrub recipe which you can download here.

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Quick breads with Cornersmith

Thurs 28 Oct, 4pm–4.30pm

Cornersmith teacher Jaimee Edwards shows you how to make a versatile flatbread in no time. Getting bread on the table doesn’t have to be an all-day affair. This is a fun and easy recipe that complements many meals.

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Free online talks

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When & Where

Thursday 30 September 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 7 October 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 14 October 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 21 October 2021 4PM–4.30PM
Thursday 28 October 2021 4PM–4.30PM

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Spring Harvest online shop

Use it All
Backyard Bees Revised and Updated Paperback
Eat Your History