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I’m Going to TEDx Sydney (Does a Little Dance)

I’m going to TEDx in Sydney in three and a half weeks!! (She does a little dance).  The invitation email came a couple of days ago, and I’m still hugging myself excited.  The speaking line up is exciting, but for me, the big thing is being part of a 2200 crowd-sourced, Matt Moran catered dinner party and a whole Opera House full of ideas about real food.

What should I take?  I have to travel from the North Coast, so it has to be something that travels well and isn’t too heavy.  There will be lots of people closer by to bring fresh greens and herbs.  I’m wondering whether I will have enough macadamias ripe by then.  The olives should be just about ready.  I have tropical spices like ginger and turmeric.  The limes will be on. The pecans should be cured and ready.  Flying has such a huge carbon footprint, but then, do I have time to take the train?  Decisions….

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  • Jeni at Northern Rivers Dreaming April 10, 2013, 11:20 am

    LOL. Congrats! Where are you going to stay???

  • Linda April 10, 2013, 11:45 am

    Hi Jeni, no idea yet.

  • Africanaussie April 10, 2013, 12:57 pm

    How exciting!

  • narf7 April 10, 2013, 2:02 pm

    Can’t wait to read about it when you get back 🙂

  • Lorna April 10, 2013, 11:03 pm

    That sounds so exciting! How wonderful for you. Please be sure to tell us all about it when you get back 🙂
    By the way, thank you for your advice a few weeks ago about garden orientation; I just finished reading your book and am now re-thinking my whole approach! I still need to keep some ‘conventional rows’ due to the lateness of the season, but I’m in the process of roping off a few mandalas to start my permaculture experiment–I’m so excited!

  • celia April 11, 2013, 5:39 am

    Have a wonderful time! Please let us know if you have time to catch up when you’re down! x

  • Gavin Webber April 11, 2013, 8:45 am

    I am very excited for you Linda. Let us know how it all goes

    Gav x

  • Corrin April 11, 2013, 10:52 am

    You’re a saint Linda! Just fly, you’ll have a nicer time.

  • Linda April 11, 2013, 10:55 am

    I think I am Corrin. I will only have a couple of days available and I’m not keen on spending them on a train. T’ll plant a few trees instead!

  • Lauren April 11, 2013, 5:01 pm

    Are you speaking at it??
    I am attending too!!! I think it will be amazing and I can’t wait to sit and listen and take everything in 🙂
    Yay!! 🙂

  • Linda April 11, 2013, 5:03 pm

    Hi Lauren, not speaking, just attending. We shall have to try to connect up there.

  • cath April 13, 2013, 7:39 pm

    Oh geez! we’re ine if the sponsors supplying our greens and herbs for the day but we cant attend due to markets that day. I would have lived to meet you in person. hope you enjoy the day!

  • Jeni at Northern Rivers Dreaming April 15, 2013, 10:55 am

    Those are all lovely items that you list to take. But if you are flying – Ginger and Tumeric can be utilized in lots of ways plus they travel well.

  • Ali April 16, 2013, 11:02 am

    Trombocino seeds

  • cityhippyfarmgirl April 19, 2013, 11:17 am

    Linda that is seriously exciting!! I’m so intrigued to see what food they come up with from the crowd, (not to mention the talks!)

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