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Bruce and Helen Hill

Achacha farm managers, Achacha Fruit Group in Townsville

Achacha, the Dancing Fruit!

PRESENTED ON JUL 20, 2016
IN TOWNSVILLE @ VOL 12

In Achacha, the Dancing Fruit! Bruce and Helen Hill share the story behind the launching of the Amazon basin fruit, the Achacha, into the fruit bowls of the world.

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Good Fruit, Good Homemade Jam's Story

BY 柯亞YA KE
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 10, 2015

Ms. Ke talks about her experience of starting a homemade jam kitchen in the remote outskirts of Zhanghua's Shengang Village. Her journey of fruit discovery across Taiwan is like a road-trip movie in itself. She recounts her discovery of unique fruits from places like Taidong and Nantou, and she is outspoken about how a fruit farmer's livelihood is affected when government planning is insufficient or when nature is at its worst.

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30g.tw - The Fair Fruit and Vegetable Shopping Platform

BY 彭昱融YU JUNG PENG
@ VOL 26 ON OCT 10, 2015

Returning to Hualien to operate the 30g.tw fruit and vegetable shopping platform, Mr. Peng rediscovered his hometown through the variety of its produce. He hopes the creation of this platform will help the farmers by allowing their produce to achieve better pricing in a fairer market. He collaborates with designers who have made it easier for fresh produce to enter the market.

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Exploring North Queensland by Paraglider

BY ALLEN WEYNBERG
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Allen Weynberg learnt to paraglide in the UK in 1994.  A father of three, he has juggled his time for the last two decades and maintained some kind of presence in the air.  He now teaches full time in North Queensland and explores the wild surroundings by paraglider whenever he can escape.

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Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland

BY RUTH GUICE
@ VOL 10 ON DEC 03, 2015

Ruth Guice is North Queensland’s Community Fundraising Officer for the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland, which has just turned 40…Let’s look back with “40 in 20”.

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Jewel of North Queensland

BY CATHY-ANN KERR
@ VOL 134 ON MAR 18, 2016

"We came together with the the common bond for all things creative and community. We believe in the power of shared story; rewarding or challenging, humorous or heart-wrenching, all are worthy of our attention."

In Jewel of North Queensland from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 134, presenters Cathy-Ann Kerr and Angie Quinn share their home city of Cairns and the spirit of it's people that make the community so special there. From their proximity to the great barrier reef, to their culturally rich heritage, from their deep connection to their natural world, to the busting art and nightlife scene, to the city provides so much that the great land down under has to offer. With a such an abundance of passionate people, beautiful landscape, and creative talent, PechaKucha Night Cairns is in an optimal location to bring people together.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday April 25th, 2016. 

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A House in the Jungle

BY CHEE WEE NG
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 01, 2016

Chee Wee Ng shares a rare project about building a house in the jungle.

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Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Queensland

BY SANDY MCCATHIE
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Sandy McCathie shares the platform for Queensland indigenous artists to tell their stories through visual art, performance, theatre, fashion, screen, workshops and more.

 

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Taxonomising Tomatoes

BY KLARA SJO
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 03, 2016

Klara Sjo explains all about how we organize and systematise the world around us, seen through the world of food; famously - is tomato a fruit or a vegetable?

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Threading the Queens Necklace

BY CHRIS WIGHTON
@ VOL 20 ON APR 19, 2017

Chris Wighton is a musician and adventurer from North Queensland Australia.  Here Chris shares his experience travelling by Kayak from Cairns in North Queensland to remote Restoration Island in Cape York, Australia.