Join IndigiGrow at the iconic Blak Markets at Bare Island, La Perouse this Sunday February 24th from 9:30am to 3pm and buy your bushfood plants and support their “Plant an endangered native plant,” crowdfunding campaign. IndigiGrow, is the other social enterprise arm run by First Hand Solutions, the charity who runs the Blak Markets, and will have a native plant stall with Lemon Myrtle, Midyim Berry, Gumby Gumby, Fingerlime seedlings & Rosella’s. IndigiGrow are running a campaign to plant 1000 critically endangered native plants from the Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub (ESBS) which is Sydney’s original eco-system, and employ a young local Aboriginal person to work with them to do this. You can donate to thiscrowdfunding campaign for rewards.
The Blak Markets are a great chance to buy authentic unique gifts knowing that 100% of the profits go back into Aboriginal communities. The Blak Markets feature authentic, original and affordable Aboriginal artworks, beauty products and one-of-a-kind homewares and jewellery as well as Indigenous inspired food and refreshments. Along with a dance performance, Aboriginal singer/songwriter, Maddi Lyn who has a deep passion for Country Music will be singing on the day, along with an interactive session for the kids with Larry Brandy Storytellers. For updates on the program on the day please click here
The Blak Markets takes place at Bare Island within the Kamay-Botany Bay National Park with the support of Randwick City Council.