Australian Native Food Education

Teaching the next generation about Australia’s native foods

The aim of this Creative Native Foods initiative is for students to increase their knowledge and understanding of Australia’s native foods, garnered from thousands of years of Indigenous food knowledge, and in consultation with experienced home economic professionals.  

This Education Kit introduces students to five of Australia’s most popular and abundant dried native ingredients that can be incorporated into easy-to-prepare recipes providing a unique and authentic taste of Australia.

Resources include packs of five spices (Education Spice Pack) that comprises dried Lemon Myrtle, Salt Bush, Pepperleaf, Wild Basil and Wattleseed. Also included are Lesson plans, Fact sheets, Posters, Rubric, Assignment plan, Recipes, and Photo Gallery.  


Samples of the Education Spice Kit Learning Resources.

Lesson Plans | Assignment | Recipes | Fact Sheets | Posters

Creative Native Education News

First HEIA Webinar Recap

First HEIA Webinar Recap

  The Webinar May Be Over - But The Conversation Will Never End.  What an amazing time we had talking about Australian native foods and cuisine in education with the lovely people at HEIA | HEIA SA and their members. Talking everything native in education, and how our...

HEIA Monthly Article

HEIA Monthly Article

Education is going Native! Native news and recipes straight to your inbox.  Andrew and Creative Native have been working closely with the Home Economics Industry Association of Australia (HEIA) to encourage the use of native ingredients within the school's curriculum....

HEIA National Conference Announcement.

HEIA National Conference Announcement.

Andrew Fielke will be launching the Australian Native Food Education Kit concept at the HEIA National Conference in Brisbane September 2021. Andrew, the founding chef of Creative Native Foods, will be conducting a Master Class and Native Foods Cooking Demonstration,...

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