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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Ag Day BBQ

By | 2017-10-26T20:04:43+00:00 26 October, 2017|business, general news|

Goulburn Ag Day BBQ

On 21 November, Australia will celebrate the remarkable contribution Australian agriculture makes to feeding and clothing people across the world. The new national initiative, National Agriculture Day, encourages Australians to host their own event to celebrate Australian agriculture.

In […]

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Primary Production and Rural Development planning reforms

By | 2017-10-26T17:58:08+00:00 26 October, 2017|business, general news|

Are you a free-range farmer or eater? Just released and we’d love to have your input. Southern Harvest is planning a submission to the draft Primary Production and Rural Development planning reforms – we encourage you all to individually submit, but please also provide comments also to James Innes vicepresident(at)southernharvest.org.au to that we can prepare […]

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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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Fireside gathering to connect local food community

By | 2017-07-25T13:25:44+00:00 25 July, 2017|business, general news|

Join us at a fireside gathering to connect with people and businesses who are passionate about growing our local food community.  Southern Harvest has achieved a lot in the last 12 months to help local farmers and small food business owners connect with each other and with more consumers, and we need your help to […]

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Seeking expressions of interest for a new farmers market in Queanbeyan

By | 2017-09-21T07:00:23+00:00 11 July, 2017|business, farmers market, general news|

Plans are under way for a Southern Harvest Farmers Market at Queanbeyan to begin in late October 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 […]

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Mentoring scholarships for 100 female entreprenuers

By | 2017-07-04T09:40:12+00:00 4 July, 2017|business, general news|

Inspiring Rare Birds is providing 100 scholarships for emerging or established female entrepreneurs throughout Australia to embark on a mentorship with a high calibre mentor. These scholarships are for women who are regionally, rurally or remotely located; of Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander descent; migrant or refugees; or socio-economically disadvantaged.

Mentoring is a proven form of […]

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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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