The ‘Essence of Buderim’ captured in new book

Proud of Buderim’s rich history and lifestyle, the Buderim Foundation is excited to announce the Essence of Buderim book.

bf-logo-vThe Essence of Buderim will provide readers with an insight into Buderim’s history and lifestyle through recipes contributed by Buderim community members as well as the use of contemporary images, historical references and stories on community life.

Chair of the Buderim Foundation, Prof. Paul Clark said that presenting Buderim’s lifestyle through recipes, stories and images reflects the Buderim community and the welcoming, friendly neighbourhood that it is.

“The book really is all about the essence of Buderim, bringing together aspects of the community and recipes from community members captures the Buderim lifestyle.

“Essence of Buderim is a great opportunity to showcase Buderim and tell our special story with pride,” Prof. Clark said.

“With the Buderim Foundation’s focus on creating a healthy and fulfilled community, all profits earned from the sale of the book will go to the Buderim Foundation’s annual community grant program which has distributed over $100,000 to community organisations over the past decade.”

The launch was held at Buderim Craft Cottage on Friday 3 October with Hon Steve Dickson MP officially launching the Essence of Buderim book.

Books are available for sale from the Old Post Office. At $29.95 each, the Essence of Buderim makes a perfect Christmas gift.

The goal of the Buderim Foundation is to enrich and enhance the quality of life for Buderim and its residents, past and future. The foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit organization that aims to generate income from donations and bequests from local community members and provide grants for community projects.

For more information on the Buderim Foundation please visit

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