Spotlight on Bungendore businesses supporting events and conferences

By | 2017-06-21T06:44:17+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, general news|

A report is being prepared to demonstrate Bungendore’s potential as an event and conference destination.  Local businesses that are capable of supporting such events should provide the requested details to Executive Events Solutions as soon as possible.

Executive Events Solutions has been contracted by the QPRC to compile a event planner document to showcase and advertise […]

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Yuletide Festival in Bungendore

By | 2017-06-20T21:08:19+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Winter is upon us, let’s celebrate this frosty, cold season with festive cheer! The Southern Harvest Farmers Markets in Bungendore will be hosting a Yuletide Market in mid-winter on Saturday 15 July at the Anglican Church Hall, Butmaroo Street, Bungendore. Stalls will be decked in

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South Coast Field Days applications open

By | 2017-06-20T20:53:45+00:00 20 June, 2017|business, general news|

South Coast Field Days, a celebration of Traditional Skills and Useful Crafts, will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September at the Cobargo Show Grounds.

The organisers are now taking registrations for stall holders and workshop presenters.

Please visit the South Coast Field Days website to finalise your expression of interest.

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Have you joined the Australian Fair Food Forum yet?

By | 2017-05-16T14:05:20+00:00 16 May, 2017|business, general news|

This forum is intended to support ‘communities of practice’ for all those working towards a sustainable and fair food system in Australia. It will be ‘go to’ place online to easily connect with, learn from and share knowledge with others in the fair food movement.

Join the conversation at www.fairfoodforum.org.au.

A new home for Homegrown Me’s commercial kitchen

By | 2017-05-16T13:51:49+00:00 16 May, 2017|business, general news|

Homegrown Me’s pop-up kitchen has found a new home at Canberra City Farm.

The Homegrown Me and Canberra City Farm Community Kitchen is for foodie start ups, community groups or people looking for a fully accredited commercial kitchen space to hire on a casual or part time basis.

Find out more

QPRC Tourism Plan open for comment

By | 2017-05-16T13:09:37+00:00 16 May, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) recognises the significant potential of tourism as a key driver of the visitor economy and economic growth in the region.  QPRC are preparing the region’s first Tourism Plan, which is open for public comment now.

What impact will it have on our local food industry? 

How will  affect your business?  

Have your say today at […]

Bungendore Harvest Festival Wrap Up

By | 2017-05-03T22:01:58+00:00 3 May, 2017|business, general news|

What a wonderful weekend in Bungendore! The streets, quite literally, came alive as people enjoyed the sunny Autumn weather, talking to farmers and sampling food.

The streets were packed, with not a parking spot to be found for blocks, the ATM’s ran out of cash and local businesses […]

Two stall sites available at Bungendore Harvest Festival on 29 April

By | 2017-04-20T09:53:37+00:00 20 April, 2017|business, general news|

There are just two non-powered sites left for the Bungendore Harvest Festival market stalls on Saturday 29th April from 10AM until 5PM.

The Harvest Festival is a celebration of locally grown food, wine and farming, and all stall holders should fit within this theme.  Find out more about the Bungendore Harvest Festival to see if your […]

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 […]