Indigenous Bush Tucker Gathering Mobile
For thousands of years, Aboriginal Australians have been surviving on gathering “bush tucker” and foods provided by the outback. Food from plants including wild orange, wild passionfruit, wild fig, bush tomato, conkerberry, mistletoe, bush banana and bush coconut, quandongs, pencil yams, mulga apple, bush plums and sultanas. Edible seeds including mulga seeds and wattle seeds. Grubs and insects including witchetty grub, cicadas and caterpillars. Other grubs are found in various tree species such as river red gum, coolibah, ironwood and the prickly wattle. Honey and nectars found in the honey ant, honey from the native bee, nectar from the flowers of the bloodwood and corkwood trees.