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The search is on for Bungendore Harvest Festival’s Prince and Princess

By | 2017-04-05T11:27:11+00:00 5 April, 2017|general news|

Dress in your best Harvest Festival costume – are you a farmer, a fruit, vegetable or animal and we’ll see you at 10am Wednesday 12th April outside the Bungendore Community Bank on Ellendon Street for the judging. The winners will lead the dachshund street walk through the market stalls at 12:30PM on Saturday […]

Bungendore Harvest Festival Shaping Up

By | 2017-03-30T15:29:28+00:00 30 March, 2017|general news|

The Bungendore Harvest Festival is shaping up to be a fantastic weekend. Local businesses, farms, producers and more will be featured with events running from Friday 28 April through to Sunday 30 April in Bungendore and surrounds.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for Bungendore to showcase its local food and farming heritage and establish a […]

Queanbeyan Christmas in July  – applications now open

By | 2017-03-29T21:23:30+00:00 29 March, 2017|business, general news|

After the overwhelming success of the Queanbeyan Christmas in July markets in 2016, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council are back and ready to unwrap the merriest event in the region.

Just like any good Christmas gathering there will be lots of goodies to find, a bounty of food that will make any Santa’s belly wobble and lots of […]

Learn how to boost farm gate productivity and improve environmental health

By | 2017-03-29T19:47:05+00:00 29 March, 2017|business, courses, general news|

Join the Farms with a Future Program by attending one of SCPA-South East Producers’ Ground Work Days, and improve the sustainability of your farm.

Do you want to improve your soil, water retention and biodiversity, but are not sure where to start?

You’ll get to:

  • See what other farmers are already doing
  • Participate in a practical Ground […]

Bungendore Farmers Market at St Mary’s Autumn Fair

By | 2017-03-29T18:34:06+00:00 29 March, 2017|farmers market, general news|

With all the action centered on St Mary’s Autumn Fair this weekend, the Southern Harvest Farmers Market will relocate for the day to join in on all the fun from 9am to 3pm. So, on Saturday 8th April, head on down Turallo Terrace to find your usual fresh produce stalls, plus loads more.

There will be […]

Bungendore Harvest Festival letterbox drop

By | 2017-03-23T23:26:08+00:00 23 March, 2017|general news|

An opportunity exists for a community group in Bungendore or a nearby town to earn some cash by doing a letterbox drop for the Bungendore Harvest Festival.

Flyers are to be delivered in Bungendore and surrounding towns – to the Federal Highway, Tarago, Braidwood and Queanbeyan.  About 5000 leaflets in total are to be delivered between 15th […]

Local produce wanted for the Bungendore Harvest Festival

By | 2017-03-21T22:42:32+00:00 21 March, 2017|business, general news|

Local produce will be showcased during the Harvest Festival and Bungendore cafes and restaurants want to know what produce is available and where to source it.

Farmers, if you will have excess of the following items for sale toward the end of April, please contact us:

  • fresh fruit
  • vegies
  • meat
  • eggs
  • dairy products
  • nuts
  • other tasty […]

Garlic, how to grow it

By | 2017-03-21T10:34:29+00:00 21 March, 2017|business, courses, general news|

A new fully facilitated online course opening Tuesday evening March 21st, 9PM for enrolment.

It’s a comprehensive, pragmatic, straightforward, no fancy pants, short course that tells you how to grow garlic in Australia’s suitable climate areas.

Developed by skilled and experienced growers, it’s a garlic growing cradle to grave kind of course that will get you started […]

Small farm model faces woes and opportunity

By | 2017-03-15T22:39:48+00:00 15 March, 2017|business, general news|

Penny Kothe, with her partner Paul McKinnon have for the past four years farmed on 100 acres (40 ha) east of Bungendore. Caroola Farm is in the broadacre (RU1) zone at Mulloon off the King’s Highway. Many readers may also know Penny from her pioneering work to help establish the brand and reality of the […]

Producer stallholders wanted at the Bywong Car Boot Sale

By | 2017-03-15T15:34:32+00:00 15 March, 2017|business, general news|

Be part of Bywong’s biggest community event of the year at the Bywong Car Boot Sale on Sunday 26th March from 9AM – 12PM.

Food producers and vendors are welcome to attend.  Over 100 stalls are expected.  The site fee is $15.  Please contact Felicity to reserve your spot.

The Car Boot Sale will be held […]