Category Archives: shopping

Reusable Coffee Cups – Bendigo

Until recently, we all thought that our takeaway coffee cups were recyclable – but thanks to Craig from the War on Waste, we found out this isn’t true! Coffee cups have a plastic lining, so they can’t be recycled in … Continue reading

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Local people, local products

Now we can all support local makers and stores in our area without having to trek from store to store and market to market, as we now have bendigomade.com.au We all want to support local business and buy local products – … Continue reading

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Bendigo quilters and patchworkers!

Local quilters and patchworkers in the Bendigo area are being asked to donate their time and skills to produce patchwork blocks, all in the name of charity. The blocks will form completed quilts to be auctioned off at the Bendigo CraftAlive … Continue reading

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Local Crowdfunding Campaigns

Looking for a unique gift this Christmas? Why not help make someone’s dream come true, and get a reward while you’re at it? Some local crowd funding campaigns: Go and Grow Gardens A social enterprise based in Eaglehawk building portable water … Continue reading

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My Bendigo: Jacinta Allan

Member for Bendigo East Parliament of Victoria Where do you work? Between Bendigo and Melbourne What was your first job? My first real job, aside from jobs at home for pocket money, was working as a checkout operator at the old SSW … Continue reading

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Baking Queen comes to Bendigo!

Sydney-based food editor, cooking teacher, home economist and author of Bake Eat Love, Anneka Manning is coming to Bendigo for three very special public events, at Edwards Greengrocer, Deli & Café, Strathfieldsaye, on 13 & 14 December 2013. The founder of popular bake school … Continue reading

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Clothing Alterations – Where to go?

Here’s the places that locals recommend you go for clothing repairs and alterations: Dalabri & Bella 0408 753 671 481 Napier Street, White Hills F Jo can hem pants for $10 a pair and $1.50 to put on a button, and can repair hems, zips … Continue reading

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Bendigo Gift Vouchers – Support Local Business.

There are some fantastic places to buy a unique and special gift for someone right here in Bendigo. Buy local and support your local business! Also see our post on food & wine gifts from the Bendigo region and Cool Gifts from Bendigo. Many local … Continue reading

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Cool Gifts from Bendigo

2016 Update: Now we have a new online store Bendigo Made! Buy local this Christmas. There are some fantastic places to buy a unique and special gift for someone right here in Bendigo. Support your local business, artist, craftsperson or dressmaker. … Continue reading

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Great Foodie Gifts from the Bendigo Region

There are some fantastic places to buy a unique and special gift for someone right here in Bendigo. Buy local and support your local retailer, baker and artisan producer. You can’t go past the Bendigo Community Farmers’ Market. The December market … Continue reading

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