The wonder of Indigenous art and culture

Now is the perfect time to share in the wonder of Indigenous art and culture with Aboriginal Bush Traders.

While the doors of our Darwin based retail store are closed, our online shop is alive and happening. It is full of art, food and products ready for purchase from talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artisans and producers.

And now for the other great news ... if you’re a Darwin local, you can still indulge in our takeaway bush food café on your way to work. Grab your Kakadu Plum Granola and cappuccino for breakfast or damper and house made bush tomato chutney for lunch with fresh takeaway food and coffee. All served from 7.30am with delicious catering options for at home and the office.

Online shop

Like so many people, it’s a challenging time for artists, especially for those in remote areas. We’re proud to bring our beautiful bush goodies to you online with free delivery in the greater Darwin region. You can shop one-off quality products knowing you’re supporting small business as well as Indigenous artists and arts centres in communities in and around the NT.

Our bush medicine products, including natural chest rubs and anti-bacterial soaps are a necessity right now. And indigenous skincare collections from Bush Medijina, Purple House and Kakadu Organics have the healing and restorative properties we all need right now. They’re also the perfect gift to send to a friend or family member for some pampering while they’re spending more time at home.

Incorporating bush foods into your home cooking is another fantastic way to boost your immunity and get creative with different flavours. We have a wide selection of spices, jams, chutneys and a great collection of nutritionally rich superfoods. Our superfoods are wild harvested and nutritionally rich, packed with Vitamin C and used for centuries for medicinal purposes. So, get online and start building your immune boosting bush pantry today!

Our online store brings you ethically sourced fashion just the way you like it: slow, unique and supporting Indigenous artists and creatives around the country. Gorgeous hand screen printed textiles, bushed dyed silks and to-die-for jewellery are among some of the offerings.

A curated selection of paintings, carvings and fibre art accompanied by the artists’ stories will inspire you and the stylish crockery, divine hand-dyed tea towels, dreamy kids’ books and language maps are just some of the other gems available to buy.

Our opening Hours are:

Monday to Friday :9.00am – 4.00pm
Saturdays at ABT are coming soon!

 

Bush café

Our café is serving take-away only and are sanitizing, cleaning and maintaining social distancing always.

We serve up delicious café food with beautiful bush foods woven into each dish! Indigenous Australian bush products are the showpiece of our cookies, teas, juices, dampers, toasties, jams and salads.

Here’s our café menu so you can pre-order your food, coffee online and our catering menu.

Our opening Hours are:

Monday: 7.30am – 2.00pm
Tuesday to Friday: 7.30am - 3.00pm
Saturdays at ABT are coming soon!

Support Local

It’s never been more important to spend locally with a business like ours rather than a big online retailer because we’ll be able to support all of the Indigenous community art centres and independent artists that we currently look after and we can keep all of our staff employed.

We’re relying on you, our much loved ABT community, to help us through this period.

The local Indigenous community rely on our support as an income stream, so every dollar you spend with us makes a difference.

A little means a lot right now and by purchasing a simple coffee once a week or a pair of gorgeous earrings you are helping to keep our vibrant and important business open.

Our Top Tips

    • Stock up on your pantry from us, you can get your lemon myrtle teas and bush medicine soaps.
    • Send family or friends in isolation at home a gift as an act of kindness.
    • Take advantage of free Darwin delivery.

    If you have any questions about food or products send us an email or social media message and we’ll get right back to you.

    Our email is info@aboriginalbushtraders.com.au or via Facebook Messenger at @AboriginalBushTraders


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