Garlic Braiding at the Markets

By | 2017-11-17T21:35:10+00:00 17 November, 2017|business, eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Celebrating Local Garlic

Across the region, the garlic harvest is in full swing, with a wet winter and the recent hot weather it’s been a busy month pulling out all the lovingly grown garlic and hanging it to dry.

The local region is home to more than 30 commercial garlic growers, with the Braidwood Garlic Group having […]

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NEW Queanbeyan Farmers Market

By | 2017-10-27T11:31:54+00:00 27 October, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan
Commencing on the 9th of November
Weekly on a Thursday, 3pm-6pm
Crawford Street, Queanbeyan

Southern Harvest is excited to announce it’s second truly regional farmers’ market for this area.

All market produce being sold will be grown or made by the stallholders selling it and within the local region.

There will be a range of […]

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ANNUAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY CONVERGENCE TO BE HELD IN,CANBERRA OCTOBER 23-24

By | 2017-10-16T16:03:11+00:00 16 October, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

ANNUAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY CONVERGENCE TO BE HELD IN CANBERRA OCTOBER 23-24

MEDIA RELEASE Date of release: 16 October 2017

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) will host the annual Food Sovereignty Convergence in Canberra on the 23rd and 24th of October 2017 at the Burrungiri Cultural Centre.

The convergence will provide an opportunity for attendees to debate, share […]

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Call for Produce for Catering for the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) April 2018

By | 2017-09-06T10:09:41+00:00 6 September, 2017|business, eating seasonally, general news|

We’re looking for regional produce to help feed everyone at the Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC14) www.apc14.permacultureaustralia.org.au 15-19 April 2018.

The Convergence is being held at the Greenhills Centre in Cotter from Sunday 15 to Thursday 19 April 2018 and will attract in excess of 300 people for the duration.

We are working with the in-house catering […]

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Permaculture – education for life!

By | 2017-08-01T16:31:52+00:00 27 July, 2017|business, courses, eating seasonally, general news|

What is permaculture and how can it change your life?

Permaculture is a design science for living systems – it is far from just gardening. Permaculture can be used in all aspects of your life and work and immersing yourself into a 12-day Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is “one of the most life-changing experiences” […]

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New Pilot Program – The Kitchen & Garden program for children who love to grow and cook

By | 2017-06-21T07:04:20+00:00 21 June, 2017|courses, eating seasonally, general news|

By popular demand, Aeoncademy are introducing a new program to help children learn to cook and are asking for donations of cooking and gardening equipment.

Aeoncademy’s Sparks (ages 4-7) have been really enjoying participating in a World Cooking program for awhile now, much to the jealousy of many of the older children who want to participate […]

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Truffles events near Canberra

By | 2017-06-21T08:03:21+00:00 20 June, 2017|eating seasonally, general news|

Each year from June to August events are held across the Canberra region showcasing local fresh Black Winter Truffle.

These are some of our favourite truffle events:

Le Tres Bon, Bungendore

TRUFFLE IS ON THE MENU every day throughout the the local truffle season.

COOKING CLASS & LUNCH – 22 July – $150PP – Chestnut and truffle velouté – […]

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A late Summer harvest lunch

By | 2017-03-06T20:48:51+00:00 6 March, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news, recipes|

We might technically be in autumn, but the full autumnal harvest is still a little ahead of us. There are the early apples giving savour to salads and sweets, and we’re in full tomato, zucchini and eggplant glut time.

This is a little lunch that can have as many or as few components as you fancy.

All […]

What’s in season in February?

By | 2017-02-15T21:19:03+00:00 15 February, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

Buying seasonal food makes sense for a lot of reasons. Eating with the natural seasonal cycle means your food is at its peak taste, offers good value for money, requires less resources to grow and, if purchased directly from your local farmer, or local businesses that support local farmers, doesn’t need […]

Tomato Taste Sensation at the Farmers Market

By | 2017-02-14T20:27:37+00:00 14 February, 2017|eating seasonally, farmers market, general news|

It was great to watch the delight of the many locals who turned out to the Tomato Tasting and Peoples Choice awards at the Southern Harvest Farmers Market. A huge range of sizes and colours of tomatoes had everyone intrigued, from Tommy Toe, Tiny Tim, Green Grape, Jeunne Flamee, Granny’s Throwing Tomato and more.

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