LFG Event: Turmeric farm tour and talk

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LFG Event: Turmeric farm tour and talk

Time: January 14, 2018 from 10am to 2pm
Location: Springbrook
Street: 39 Gwongorella Pde
City/Town: Springbrook
Phone: 0422 905 876 important situations only
Event Type: farm, visit
Organized By: Lyn Buffett
Latest Activity: Jan 16, 2018

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Event Description

Fancy a nice cool day at a turmeric farm in Springbrook? We are going for a trip up the mountain into the rainforest!


If you would like to carpool meet at the Logan Hyperdome outside of Westpac/ BOQ/ ANZ at 9am. On a Sunday morning there should be few people in the parking area. We will be leaving at 9am sharp so please arrive early.  If you don't want to carpool we will meet you at Springbrrook at about 10am.


IMPORTANT!!-make sure you go up the Nerang way to Springbrook (the Mudgeeraba way is closed)


We will tour the farm and listen to a presentation on Turmeric.  the talk is called We love turmeric and sharing knowledge about this lovely plant and will cover the following:


how to grow turmeric

why “not all turmerics are equal” and why there is so so much confusion

using your food as medicine

the clinical and research evidence for using turmeric in your everyday life

understanding and sharing your experiences using turmeric

Bernie and Gina love sharing knowledge and stories about growing food


Join us on the farm, surrounded by world heritage listed rainforest

Bring along:

a plate of food to share fro afternoon tea/ lunch

a jumper because it is apparently MUCH cooler up there.

If you are interested we might even go on the 5 minute walk to purlingbrook falls.


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Comment by Lyn Buffett on January 16, 2018 at 18:11


Bernie and Gina kindly provided us with the attached document that includes the recipes for golden milk and golden paste.  Enjoy

Comment by Fai on January 13, 2018 at 9:25

I will have my family with me, therefore 4 people including myself in attendance.

Looking forward to meeting you all!

Comment by Lyn Buffett on January 11, 2018 at 13:41

Final shoutout for this Sunday's LFG Farm Visit!

"We love turmeric"

Dr Doug English will be joining us. Doug is a vet with an international reputation in the research and clinical use of turmeric. Over 250,000 people world-wide seek Doug's advice (https://www.facebook.com/groups/415313751866609/)

  1. Take the Nerang-Murwillumbah Rd (Exit 69 from M1) only!!!!. The other way from Mudgeeraba is closed (Exit 79 from M1).
  2. There is no petrol available on Springbrook Mountain. Plan for the round trip from Nerang
  3. We;re easy to find. Your GPS will take you to 39 Gwongorella Parade Springbrook. Look for a red letterbox with 39. Drive up the driveway. No problem parking/turning
  4. While you are here, maybe a snack at one of our cafes?
  5. You'll want to take a walk (bring a jumper, might be cool)
  6. Purlingbrook Falls
    5 minute stroll from us. Might do it as a group if time
  7. Best of All Lookout
    300m walk to cliff face overlooking Mt Warning, Byron Bay 
    and Northern NSW

iii. Twin Falls
Best rain forest walk in SEQ? 4km, about 90 minutes. 
bring swimmers

  1. If you are still here a dusk, catch the glow worms at 
    Natural Bridge on your way home

Comment by robyn denmeade on January 10, 2018 at 19:27

I will also have a couple of visitors coming with me, so three in all attending

Comment by Jana Meldt on January 9, 2018 at 20:17

Thank you Lyn, really looking forward to this!! Thank you so much for always organizing such great events!!

Comment by Lyn Buffett on January 8, 2018 at 18:36

meeting outside ANZ at 9am Julie.

Jana yes your family is welcome.  It will be great to meet you again too

Comment by Anne-Maree on January 8, 2018 at 13:45

will be attending, thanks Lyn, see you up there,


Anne-Maree Andrew

Comment by Lyn Buffett on January 8, 2018 at 13:28
Gina is a Qualified herbalist so is sure to have some pearls of wisdom to share
Comment by Julie Graham on January 8, 2018 at 11:06

I would like to car pool, Lyn.  Where at the Hyper dome are we meeting?

Comment by Jana Meldt on January 8, 2018 at 8:45

Sounds like a great event! Happy to finally be able to attend one of the amazing LFG events ;-) Just wondering, I've got my family from Germany here with us atm, would they be able to come along as well (seven people all up)? Thanks and kind regards, Jana

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