October Farmers Market – It’s a bumper crop!

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With the weather becoming warmer and plenty of rain in Tassie over the past month, Spring has well and truly sprung!  We have a bumper crop of stallholders for this month, as well as some really exciting newcomers – read on for details…


Our new stall holders for October are:

Nordstrom Catering – John and Ange will have delicious ready-to-eat lamb souvlaki and lamb skewers for sale using locally grown lamb and herbs from their own garden.

Wellington Range Meats – based in Collinsvale, Wellington Range Meats produce lamb bacon and beef bacon from animals grown on the farm which has been owned by the family for 110 years.  The animals are treated humanely and no chemicals or sprays are used on the farm.

Swallows Nest Farm – Grace will be selling an amazing range of flowers, all grown at Nubeena – including Proteas, Leukadendrons and varieties of Waratahs with more to come as the season progresses.

Grown for Taste – George and Hilary are based at Saltwater River and grow a sensational range of fresh greens, herbs and vegetables – salad greens, watercress, asian greens, kale, fennel, cauliflower, broccoli, parsley, savoury, thyme, basil, as well as unusual herb plants and alpine strawberry plants.

Sea Eagle Seafoods – Bill Smedley will be selling hot smoked seafood, pates smoked fish, fresh fish, pickled fish and fish in sauces.  Sea Eagle Seafoods are based in Eaglehawk Neck.

Coledale Walnuts – locally grown walnuts from the Coal River Valley http://coaldalewalnuts.com.au/



Pies of Mother England –  traditional hand-crafted pies and pasties, https://www.facebook.com/PiesOfMotherEngland

Little Quoin Farmhouse – amazing pork rolls and free range pork products, https://www.facebook.com/littlequoin

Beanyard Coffee – lattes, cappucinos, flat whites and any other coffee that takes your fancy – using coffee roasted in Tasmania as well as a range of black and herbal teas.

Nana’s Farm Beauty Products – natural remedies, healing and rejuvenating creams developed by Valerie Haines, http://www.nannasfarmbeautyproducts.com.au/index.html

Jakob’s Pantry – old fashioned cakes, tarts, pies and pastries – a hot favourite so be sure to get in early!

Kellevie Kitchen – locally produced jams and chutneys fro Kate North.

Burnside Olives – olive oil from Tim and Penny Dunbabin

Tasliquid Gold Honey – produced from hives around Southern Tasmania, http://www.thehoney-pot.com/about-us/

Seaside Seedlings – locally grown herb and veggie seedlings as well as some natives, hardened to local conditions.

Frog Hollow Nursery – a fantastic range of native Australian and Tasmanian seedlings and food plants. Dave and Zoe have a wealth of knowledge about plants and gardens and are always happy to give advice and answer questions about what plants will be best for your garden, http://www.froghollownursery.com.au/

Psychedelic Juices – delicious freshly squeezed juices using fruit in season.

Mike Xiong – an ever changing, seasonal range of locally grown fruit and veggies.

Vintage Sugar – macarons, brittles, seasonal baked goods including tarts, muffins, and slices, Tasmanian toffees, marshmallows and fudges as well as a beautiful selection of sweet dukkah and flavoured sugars.

Cape Bernier Vineyard – local wines, olive oil and olives all from Bream Creek, http://capebernier.com.au/

Leap Farm – fresh from the green felds of Bream Creek, Leap Farm produce amazingly tasty goat meat and ready  made goat dishes such as ragu and curries – one of our most popular stalls so get in early!

William McHenry and Sons Distillery – gin, vodka and whiskey made at Port Arthur – delicious ice creams as well, http://mchenrydistillery.com.au/

Gillespie’s Ginger Beer – locally made, refreshing and delicious ginger beer – with a little kick of booze if you choose!

Bream Creek Pudding Co. – amazing home made puddings with old fashioned flavour, ready to take home and pop in the oven for a Sunday night sweet treat.

Lost Pippin – unique, artisan ciders made with heritage apples and pears grown here in Tasmania, http://lostpippin.com.au/

Bream Creek Vineyard – delicious cool climate wines using locally grown grapes, http://www.breamcreekvineyard.com.au/

Pirates Bay Berry Farm – award winning jams, berries and veggies, http://ontas.net/piratesbayberry/

Dunalley Primary School Association – a delicious selection of breakfast, snacks and lunchtime meals sourced as locally as possible and prepared, cooked and served by the lovely Dunalley Primary School community – proceeds go towards supporting the P and F.

Community Stall – a seasonal bounty of fruit, veg and flowers from the backyards and gardens of the local community – always worth a visit!


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