Bungendore Harvest Festival – Stallholders and Shopping

Market Day stallholders

Saturday 17th March, 10AM – 4PM – Ellendon Street, Bungendore

Adam’s Patisserie will be tempting you with fresh baked Mediterranean style cakes, baklavas, slices, biscuits and breads direct from their kitchen.

Bees R Us sell local honey, beeswax and honey inspired products and beekeeping supplies. They make their own products. Ingredients that don’t come from bees is sourced from organic shops. Bees R Us bees live a happy life foraging and collecting nectar from the flowers of the season around the forests and farm lands of Braidwood.  Drop by their stall to find out more about keeping bees at 1:30PM.  They’ll be available all day to answer your questions.

Bent Shed Produce aims to bring the flavours of native Australian food to the general cooking audience. We do this by growing our own produce and providing a direct incentive to others who may be considering growing produce suited to the local cool Australian climate. Selling Australian native herbs, spices, fruit and veg fresh in season and dried. Supplied as the pure product and mixed into blends, salts and sugars. Ready-to-eat products such as biscuits, crackers, meringues, breads and other edibles. Bush-ranged multi-coloured and multi-species eggs.

Boomerang Bags A volunteer community group that makes reusable cloth shopping bags from repurposed materials to help reduce plastic waste from entering the environment.

Braidwood Garlic Growers Co-op formed in 2017 and is the first garlic cooperative in Australia. It aims to create a knowledge, marketing and economic hub that facilitates the production of regional grown garlic by both small and large producers in the Southern Tablelends. The co-op will be conducting garlic tastings, providing informatin on garlic and the different varieties and promoting the co-op and its activities to sell garlic.

Bungendore Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a growing business community that welcomes new members to enjoy networking, education and partnerships. They will be launching the Bungendorables and have a range of merchandise on sale.

Bungonia Creek produces boutique wines, nutritious fruit and vegetables, and healthy plants. They are passionate about feeding the soil as a means of producing nutrient dense food. They focus mostly on flavourful (heirloom) tomatoes, fresh leafy greens and organically grown garlic, as well as wine grapes produced in the vineyard. This is achieved by monitoring the minerals in the soil and optimal feeding of the soil biota.

Bywong Garlic – Chris grows mainly varieties in the Turban, Purple Stripe and Rocambole groups – Oriental Purple, Roy’s Purple, Deerfield Purple and Dunganski. The crops are grown chemical free.

Canberra Seed Savers  – Seed saving is about protecting our heritage of abundant, open-pollinated food seeds from corporate control and biodiversity loss. We swap and share seeds, learn about seed growing and saving, build a local seed store and raise money for the Canberra City Farm.

Canberra City Farm –  is establishing learning hubs where the community can creatively share knowledge and experience of socially, economically and environmentally responsible food production and sustainable living.  You’ll find seeds, jams, City Farm produce and information at their stall.

Cannoli Brothers – If you’ve had the pleasure of trying cannoli then you know how delicious it can be. The Cannoli Brothers team are making cannoli to a recipe perfected to exact flavour and texture profiles to make it just right to bring to the Bungendore Harvest Festival.  The CB team use Australian ingredients, and source locally where possible including local eggs, dairy from the southern highlands and seasonal fruit, flour from Young and all Australian sugar. The freshly made cannoli shells are filled to order on site with a range of sweet custards, creams and cheese fillings. Find them among the market stalls on Saturday and take some home for a Saturday night treat…if it lasts that long.

Caroola Farm is a family-owned, permaculture-based, organic, and holistically managed farm at Mulloon. Established in 2012 with the intention to be a working permaculture and sustainable farm to service the local community. Penny and Paul provide healthy and nutritious, locally produced and organically grown produce in small amounts from their integrated, holistically managed farm.  They will be having a sausage sizzle plus selling their locally grown veggies, herbs and meat at their stall as well as a selection of ready-to-drink kombucha.

Contentious Character will offer a unique tasting experience with their extensive range of aged vintages from their Founders Museum collection. These aged wines have matured exceptionally well with cellaring and now present a mellow complexity, way beyond their value. They are complemented by the new releases of recent vintages, under the Contentious Character brand.

Corang EstateThe essence of Corang Estate is about celebrating the unique wine flavours and cool climate styles of the NSW Southern Tablelands. Our regional selection showcases fine examples of the wines this area has to offer, which in time will be complimented by our own estate-grown Shiraz and Tempranillo from our vineyard at Nerriga. We feel the Hilltops and Tumbarumba regions of the Southern Tablelands are producing some of Australia’s most exciting wines at the moment. We have selected superb examples of these, working closely with winemaker, and growers to ensure top quality. Corang Estate will have wines for tasting and available by the bottle.

Dewsburys Free Range Pork focus on producing ethically raised, high quality free range pork grown using a pasture based rotational grazing system. Dewsburys will be serving up Pork and Slaw Rolls from their Pig on the Spit.

Dot’s Homemade Jams – Dot makes jams, sauces and preserves from her home grown produce in Bungendore.

Flat Out Produce – Homemade goodness made by Kerenza with locally sourced seasonal ingredients including herb infused olive oil, jams and chutneys. ‘Olimia’ Certified Organic Olive oil direct from the local olive grove, ‘Aminya’ in Captains Flat is used as the base for all herb infusions. Stop by this stall at 11:30AM and 2:30PM to hear about how Kerenza infuses her olive oil.

Good Life Food will bring fresh Indonesian and Balinese street food to Bungendore.  Daniar uses locally grown organic vegetables and eggs and meat from local suppliers. No MSG is used. Because Good Life Food care for our land, plastic usage is minimised. Take-away containers are made from bamboo, not corn starch, and cutlery is made from wood.  you’ll find Good Life Food at the market stalls on Ellendon Street from 10AM-4PM on Saturday 17th March.

Greenhill Farm has been fully certified Demeter biodynamic / organic (as per Australian National Organic and Biodynamic Standards) since 2006. They have provided dry aged grass fed beef direct to their customers for many years, and now also grow a wide range of certified organic/biodynamic vegetables. At their market stall on Saturday you will find beef, potatoes, carrots, kale, garlic, onions and more.

Gundog Cellars – Gundog Estate is a boutique producer of premium Semillon and Shiraz. Sourcing fruit from some of the best vineyards in the Hunter, Hilltops and Canberra wine regions in New South Wales, we engage passionate growers that work tirelessly to deliver the best fruit possible. Our growers also firmly believe in sustainable vineyard practices, with a view to leaving the land in a better condition for the next generation.

Idyllic Hills -Idyllic Hills vineyard is situated at an elevation of 620m above sea level, in beautiful Murrumbateman. The vineyard is located in the heart of the cool climate wine region of the Canberra district.

Light to Light Camps – is an Ecotour operator from Far South coast supporting people doing the ‘Light to Light Walk’ in Ben Boyn National Park. They also run kayak tours on the river.

Long Paddock Eggs – Long Paddock Eggs focuses on the production of good tasting, pastured, free range eggs. Our farming practices are sustainable. Egg Sales plus Bacon and Egg Rolls.

The Mad Falcon will be selling gourmet burgers, chicken drumsticks, homemade coleslaws and desserts.

Mamma Rita’s Farm produce chemical free fruit, including peaches, pears, figs and apples, as well as vegetables. Apple juice and apple cider vinegar is produced from their own apples. This will be the stall to get your apples! Mamma Rita has plenty of varieties including golden and red delicious, fuji, granny smiths and pink lady apples, braeburn and perhaps some bonza apples. Also Prickly Pear, Isabella Grapes and Corrella Pears.  Reg and Rita use organic principles to tend to their hundreds of fruit trees.

Millpost Merino is a family partnership formed to value-add our wool enterprise by having some of our wool clip processed into yarn for knitting.  Millpost Merino have a Sustainawool certification and will be selling balls and hands of superfine merino yarn grown on their farm, located 8km outside Bungendore.

Molonglo Rail Trail – Rail trails like this around the world are hugely popular with locals and tourists alike and have been shown to provide all sorts of opportunities for local businesses including adjacent landholders.

Mulloon Creek Natural Farms is a certified organic farm raising grass fed beef and producing eggs from pasture raised chickens running on biodynamic pastures.  All profits from the farm go to The Mulloon Institute, which is a not for profit organisation conducting research into landscape restoration.   Drop by their stall to to purchase organic eggs and keep the kids busy for a while with their children’s activities such as egg guessing and colouring in eggs.

Natural Chicken Health – provides a natural chicken treatement product called Super Mash and will be seeking subscriptions for the Chook Chat Monthly newsletter.

Pacawoolly is an alpaca stud which produce high quality coloured alpacas, yarns and hand made products.  Pacawoolly will have a range of products available for sale including Pacawoolly yarn, knitted goods including baby clothes, beanies, scarves, shawls, blankets, and more.  All items are hand knitted.  They will also have bags of alpaca poo for sale.

Prana Produce provides real food for real people. Growing, making and creating the produce they love. Nutritious, healthy, ethically sourced and carefully produced .

Purity Products is a social enterprise committed to helping people live natural and sustainable lives. They will be selling natural handmade skincare produces and whole food/reduced sugar treats including bliss balls and whole food cupcakes  with vegan, gluten-free and paleo options available.

Sapling Yard – A boutique winery making hand crafted wine using grapes sourced from their vineyard together with premium fruit carefully selected from premier vineyards in Murrumbateman and Tumbarumba. Located at Charley’s Forest 25km north of Braidwood.

Seredipitea – blend their own teas and produce their own sugar-free iced teas will be selling pre-packaged tea and iced tea.

Sharwood Hampers – Sharwood Hampers provides fabulous hampers and gift baskets filled with amazing products from the local region of Bungendore and beyond.  Sharon will be bringing a variety of gift and food hampers showcasing local produce, wine and gifts…just in time for Mother’s Day!

Small Farms Network Capital Region – is a grassroots information service for people who own or live on small to medium sized rural properties around the Capital region. We run field days, paddock walks and other events packed with information relevant to managing small farms in our local area.

Southern Harvest Community Stall showcases a range of producers including Brightside, Bagundi, Black Foo, From the Paddock, Jerrabatt Organics and Scrumpers Garden

Summerhill Road Vineyard is a boutique winery in the Bungendore Region with handpicked and handcrafted award-winning wine. They will have fine wines available for sale as well as wine jelly.

The Wellbeing Centre – Abandon your cares and awaken your senses as you renew your mind, body & spirit with Pilates … we support & encourage you to be the best you can be ..

Wood Dust Australia The International Timber and Tool Marketplace – Promoting Wood Dust in Bungendore in October 2018

Discover Bungendore region’s shopping experiences

Saturday 17 March 9AM-3PM      Phil’s Emporium Op Shop Bungendore Anglican Church is excited to be participating in the festivities of the Bungendore Harvest Festival in 2018 and we are kicking off the weekend with the 1st Birthday celebration of Phil’s Emporium Op Shop. There will be plenty to see and do at the Op Shop (located in the Anglican Church Hall) with a jumping castle for the kids, balloons, barista coffee, a fabulous birthday cake and of course great specials across the day on items in the shop. We will be open from 9am until 3pm.

The Gathering Cafe will be a hub of activities.  Join two locals to hear about their experiences with permaculture and try the end results with skin care products for you to try or purchase.  Enjoy fantastic coffee and fresh healthy food at the Gathering Cafe which sources local produce such as Long Paddock eggs, Lonsdale St Roasters coffee, Wynella meat, Little Big Dairy Co: a single source milk fresh produce straight from the veggie patch or try the fabulous in-house cooked french apple tart or maybe a slice of strawberry shortcake.  Look for the scarecrows out the front of 10 Gibraltar St and join in crafty harvest painting for the children or maybe have a game of two of Pumpkin and Squash Noughts and Crosses: its all free.

Sunday March 18th 9am-2pm the market@bungendore the market@bungendore – War Memorial Hall, Molonglo St, Bungendore
Original artworks, handmade gifts, homewares, clothing and jewellery are just some of the items you will find at our local country style market. Our kitchen has a range of snacks, cakes and a good cup of coffee, so come and visit for morning tea or lunch and see what we have to offer

B’Town Kids offers unique and comfortable babies and kids clothing with exceptional style and quality. Newborn to size 8 boys and girls. Creative and charming gifts, books, toys and accessories for all ages and occasions.  Located in the Village Square, they’re open Wednesday to Sunday from 10AM-4PM.

Bungendore Cellars stocks extensive range of local wines, beer and spirits.. Bungendore Cellars is located at 15 Gibraltar Street, Bungendore, just around the corner from Bungendore Harvest Festival’s Saturday market stalls.  Bungendore Cellars are open daily from 10AM-7:30PM.

Bungendore Country Butchery is a family owned business, successfully operated by qualified butcher and local farmer Paul Darmody and his wife Sue.  Located at 17 Gibraltar Street, just around the corner from the Bungendore Harvest Festival’s market stalls, we encourage you to drop by and fill your esky with local meat.  Open on Saturday from 6:30AM – 12:30PM, and for your convenience, outside these hours their products are also available at the Bungendore IGA.

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery specialises in exhibiting and promoting Australian made wood art, sculpture, craft and contemporary furniture of a very high standard from the country’s foremost designer/makers in wood.  Located on the corner of Malbon and Ellendon Streets, right in front of the market stalls.  Open 9AM-5PM daily.

Food Lovers is a grocer, deli and cafe.  Our stock includes local produce that is preservative free, free range, spray free and a selection of grass fed meat. We make amazing coffee from Toby’s Estate and always have something to tempt the customer for lunch.

Paul Kowalski Photography – Our gallery will be showcasing large scale framed landscape photography from around Australia, an array of gifts and souvenirs from Coffee Table books, Magnets and Greeting Cards. We also offer a diverse range of photography workshops and tours.  The gallery is in the Village Square and will be open from 10AM-4PM every day of the Bungendore Harvest Festival.

Wild Rose Organics – Located in Ellendon Street, in the same street as the market stalls, you will find the largest range of ethically sourced, chemical free and sustainable living products under one roof in the Canberra region.  They’ll have a market stall out the front on Saturday showcasing local artisan jewellery and other products.  Open Saturday 9:30AM-4PM and 11AM-4PM on Sunday.

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