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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 […]

Introducing Homegrown Me

By | 2017-03-15T13:09:08+00:00 15 March, 2017|business, general news|

Homegrown Me is a Canberra startup that is helping the local food industry in so many ways.  We’ve asked Homegrown Me to tell us a little more about the business.   If you like what you read, we encourage you to delve deeper by visiting their website or Facebook page…

It’s a pleasure to be writing […]

Share your skills and talents at the Bungendore Harvest Festival

By | 2017-03-15T19:57:05+00:00 14 March, 2017|business, general news|

The Bungendore Harvest Festival will be a weekend full of family fun.  We are now calling for organisations and individuals who would like to present short talks or demonstrations on Market Day, Saturday 29th April.

The streets of Bungendore will come alive with stall holders showcasing local food and wine, restaurants and bars will be open […]

Top grade lucerne hay for sale

By | 2017-03-14T14:19:16+00:00 14 March, 2017|business, general news|

Canberra City Farm has bags of top-grade lucerne hay available for sale. The locally grown hay has been winnowed and put into hessian bags for ease of transport and application.

Prices vary according to bag contents weight:

6kg for $5.00
8kg for $6.50
10kg for $8.00.

E-mail Linda for orders: linda.ayliffe@gmail.com

Pick up your bags from Dairy Road next time […]

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 […]

ACT Food Safety Management Consultation

By | 2017-03-08T08:26:25+00:00 8 March, 2017|business, general news|

Food businesses are invited to participate in a joint Australia and New Zealand food regulation system consultation on future options to improve food safety outcomes in the ‘food service and closely related retail sectors’. These sectors include caterers (on and off site), takeaway stores, restaurants, cafes, and retailers who sell bakery products, seafood, delicatessen products and […]

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 […]