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Ooray Plum Festival~ Discovering Australia’s Ancient Rainforests…one taste...

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Rainforest Bounty

66 Lindsay Road

Malanda, QLD 4885

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The Ooray Plum Festival line up!

Day One – Friday 31st August: Growing, Value-adding and Health Benefits of Ooray Plum

Stallholders - $50*/business

Speakers and demonstrations – program to be advised

Orchard Growing Bus Trip - $50*/person (limited places)

Entry Ticket - $5*/person

Day Two – Saturday 1st September: ‘Diner en vert’ (book separately)

Four course evening meal showcasing local Tropical North Queensland produce with matched quality wines from Southern Australia and cooked by the famed Fervor from WA.

Celebrity guests and speakers on indigenous knowledge, wildlife conservation and regenerative agriculture.

$200*/person

Day Three – Sunday 2nd September: Ooray Plum Father’s Day Picnic

Picnic Hamper of Rainforest Bounty and local produce - $50*/hamper for two adults or $70*/hamper for two adults & two children. BOOK QUICK.

BYO Drinks

Ooray Plum Hunt

The Ooray Plum is a luscious, tart, purple fruit; high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. The type botanical specimen was first registered in August 1866 by botanist, John Dallachy, having been collected in coastal lowland rainforest between Tully and Cardwell in Far North Queensland, where it was known to local Aboriginal people as ‘Ooray’ and part of their rainforest-based cuisine for thousands of years. Dallachy named the fruit after a friend, John Ewen Davidson, who had arrived in the area in December 1965 with the intention of establishing sugar cane plantation.

To celebrate the increasing awareness of the culinary and health benefits of this wonderful native tropical Australian fruit, Rainforest Bounty Founder, Dr Geraldine McGuire (a globally-recognised environmental scientist) and her husband Atherton Nye (whose family have farmed on the Atherton Tablelands for seven generations since 1874) will host the inaugural Ooray Plum Festival; in partnership with the local Ngadjonji people. Based around their stunning property on the Johnstone River near Malanda, the Festival will showcase the growing, harvesting, value-adding and cuisine of the Ooray plum over three tropical Spring days.


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