Murray Bridge Social Garden Club gets all spiced up with Merlinda Hunt of Green Farmhouse

Guest: Committee member Mary Rawlings, guest speaker Merlinda Hunt and president Ken Wells attend the May meeting of the Murray Bridge Social Garden Group. Photo: Supplied.
Guest: Committee member Mary Rawlings, guest speaker Merlinda Hunt and president Ken Wells attend the May meeting of the Murray Bridge Social Garden Group. Photo: Supplied.

The Murray Bridge Social Garden Club's May guest speaker was Merlinda Hunt from Green Farmhouse.

Green Farmhouse was started in Beachport 25 years ago.

Merlinda and her husband brought the business in 2012 and, five years ago, moved to Angaston in the Barrossa food bowl.

Merlinda makes all of her products with no fillers and mostly local ingredients.

Her products have won many medals in South Australia and Sydney.

The range consists of five seasonings and three salts with ingredients consisting of wattle seed, kurrajong seed, pink peppercorns, seaweed, dried lemongrass, bush tomatoes, native peppercorns, saltbush, quandong kernels, native pepper leaf, lemon myrtle, dried muntries as well as traditional herbs and spices.

Among them are:

  • Pepper Power Lemon
  • Coolamon Herbs for fish
  • Boobialla Bush Seasoning to reflect the colour of Australia's national flower, the wattle or acacia
  • Corroboree Dust to represent the red centre
  • Ozzie Dukkah
  • Drover's Salt
  • Sunaami Salt, a rub, and
  • Salt with Attitude

Murray Bridge Social Garden Group meets at 9.45am on the first Friday in the month at the Johnstone Park clubrooms.

All are welcomed.

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