Seeking expressions of interest for a new farmers market in Queanbeyan

By | 2017-07-13T11:18:02+00:00 11 July, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Plans are underway for a Southern Harvest Farmers Market in Queanbeyan to begin in September this year.  The new farmers market will showcase locally grown and made food and will help local farmers and local small food businesses earn more income locally, develop new income streams and provide opportunities for food start ups.

The new weekly […]

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Yuletide Festival in Bungendore

By | 2017-07-03T19:47:18+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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Bungendore Boomerang Bags – request for fabric donations and sewing volunteers 

By | 2017-06-20T22:08:37+00:00 20 June, 2017|farmers market, general news|

Boomerang Bags are coming to Bungendore and your help is needed.

Boomerang Bags is a community driven project that makes and circulates reusable shopping bags to help reduce the use of plastic. Boomerang Bags are made by volunteers (kids welcome) with second-hand and repurposed fabrics.

Donations of fabrics are being sought for the first sewing bee. Fabric, including […]

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Small farm and homesteading day at Bungendore Farmers Market – June 17th

By | 2017-06-14T16:47:55+00:00 14 June, 2017|farmers market, general news|

Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Bungendore is on from 9-12 every Saturday at The Anglican Hall, Butmaroo Street, Bungendore.

Come and join us this week for a fun and informative morning.

There will be talks, demos and competitions including:

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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 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 […]

South East Harvest Festival last call for stall holders

By | 2017-03-14T12:09:39+00:00 14 March, 2017|farmers market, general news|

It’s not too late to register as a stallholder for the upcoming harvest festival in Moruya on Saturday 1 April.  The South East Festival is a chance for food producers to showcase their produce and celebrate our thriving local food culture!

The organisers are hoping to have stallholder applications finalised by Friday 17th March.

Please contact Allison if […]

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.

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Zucchini Zazzle at the Farmers Market

By | 2017-03-04T09:33:25+00:00 4 March, 2017|farmers market, general news|

What can you do with too many zucchinis? Have a zucchini bake and raise funds for those affected by the recent bushfires! Bake your heart out and bring your offerings along for sale by donation at the Southern Harvest Farmers Market in Bungendore on Saturday 11 March.

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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 […]