Provenance Growers – Great Vegetables and Herbs

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Due to the COVID-19 lockdown Paulette and Matt are only supplying their vegetables and other produce through their stand in Betts Rd, Nieka. It is only about fifteen minutes from Hobart and well worth the drive to avail yourself of the sheer quality of the products on sale here.

The vegetables are currently available starting at 11am until 3pm on Wednesday and Saturday.

The produce menu
The produce including oca tubers, padron peppers, tomatoes and more
The padron peppers grilling over an open fire

Provenance Growers is run by passionate growers Paulette Whitney and her partner Matt Deakin. Together they sell the most amazing array of high quality vegetables, herbs and flowers to leading restaurants and direct to the public at Salamanca Market on Saturday mornings.

They supply many of the interesting herbs and vegetables used by Tasmania’s leading restaurants including Franklin and The Source. And many of the things they decide to grow are quite different to mainstream offerings.

We have been delighted with the sheer quality and freshness of their rats tail radishes and blue and red potatoes that are dense like potatoes of old before irrigation and fertilisers became widely used. They also grow purple carrots and warrigal greens and salsify and delicious artichokes. Flowers include hyssop and borage (white and blue) and shungiku as well.

At the Salamanca Market they also sell a range of value-added products as well as their vegetables and herbs. If you are really lucky you might also be able to buy a carton of their sensational eggs with deeply-yellow yolks.

Additional information

Street: Betts Rd

Town/Suburb: Nieka, 7054

Opening hours: Salamanca Market on Saturday mornings, or you can visit their roadside stall just past Nieka in Betts Road

You can read a recipe for a soup made from their radish and turnip tops by clicking on the link below:

Radish and turnip top soup