For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, nature is our clock, the stars are our calendar, and changes in the winds, plants and animal tell us the new season has arrived.

Dragonflies announce the dry season and fruiting of native cherries. The green tree frog tells us the big wet is coming. And when the bum gets fat on the green bush ant, we know it’s ripe with juicy, citrus pop.

Seven Seasons hero indigenous Australian ingredients that are as good or better than traditional spirit ingredients. Following the sustainable lores of the land, and using what is bountiful in nature, they make sure those ingredients are there again next year, and the year after that.

The Seven Seasons of 
Gulumoerrgin, Larrakia people

Monsoon season

January & February

Speargrass, Goose Egg & 
knock ‘em down season

March & April

Barramundi & Bush 
Fruit time

May & June

Heavy dew time

June & August

Windy time

August & September

Build Up

September & October

Rainy season

November & December

the seven seasons team

Meet our Makers

Daniel Motlop, Founder

Founder Daniel is an indigenous food entrepreneur. He has created a sustainable family business that passes down the knowledge of positive aboriginal culture. His family includes his Italian/Japanese wife, his elders, four ‘fathers’ and many cousins he calls ‘brothers’.

Larrakia people

The custodians of the Darwin region, Larrakia country runs from Cox Peninsula in the west to Gunn Point in the north, Adelaide River in the east to Manton Dam in the south. It’s here that the Larrakia people search for the native ingredients that showcase their incredible culture.

Sustainable Harvesting

Naturally sourced. Eternally respected.

The lores of the land signal the changes in the stars, winds, plants, animals and bush foods. Everything is there for a reason. These are natures' greatest stories.

Each one is an authentic story of the land. They give you a taste of the world's oldest new flavours, of who we are and where where we're from.

Sustainable Harvesting Permit Number: 57947.