Sonny – Introduction Sonny was established by Matt Breen now the owner and head chef at Ogee. Sonny is an exciting tiny bar and eatery in Hobart’s CBD opened to the delight of locals who are looking for interesting libations selected by the now owner Alister Robertson. With Sonny now […]
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Alps and Amici is a converted, existing shop in East Launceston run by Daniel and Sally Alps. It looks stylish and the range of foods on offer is impressive and well-chosen. We like the fact that the vegetables are not refrigerated but, instead, displayed in wooden wine boxes with extremely […]
Leap Farm was created in 2012 by Iain and Kate Field to raise free-range Toggenburg goats and cattle using bio-dynamic, regenerative farming methods. It is situated between Copping and Bream Creek in Southern Tasmania. They sell their products at the Bream Creek Farmers Market including their very popular goat curry. […]
Big River Highland Beef is run by Bec Lynd and Bec Tudor who maintain a herd of 60 Scottish Highland cattle on their 140 hectare property in the Derwent Valley.
Newry Farm is a grower of wonderful asparagus that is farmed without the use of synthetic sprays. We buy the asparagus from the Harvest Launceston market on Saturday mornings if we are in Launceston or the Harvest Feast stall at the Salamanca Market. Newry Farm has also recently been supplying […]
Kelty Farm at Woodbridge overlooking the d’Entrecasteaux Channel is owned by Rex and Cynthia Williams. They grow Red Delicious, Jonagold and Fuji apples and raise Black Angus cattle and Berkshire and Wessex Saddleback pigs on their organically certified farm. Kelty Farm cattle and pigs are broken down and sold to […]
Kindred Organics is a producer of organic quinoa in Tasmania. Henriette and Lauran Damen grow this versatile seed on their 250 hectare organic farm at Kindred.
Jilly Grows – Introduction Jilly Grows is a certified organic berry producer from the Cygnet area of southern Tasmania run by Jilly Middleton. She produces wonderful blueberries which she sells during the season at the Hobart Farm Gate Market and the Kingston Produce Market. We think that they are some […]
Avoland is the cool climate avocado farm established in Tasmania’s north-west coast region by Paul and Maria Bidwell and now owned by Brad Sperling from Queensland. We were delighted when we received this news because we had always enjoyed the avocados grown by Dick Shaw of Spreyton Avocados nearby, but […]
Institut Polaire – Introduction Institut Polaire is a delightful small bar on Hobart’s beautiful waterfront, directly opposite the Parliament House building. The bar showcases the wines of Domaine Simha and the Sud Polaire spirits that all share common ownership by long-time industry professionals Louise and Nav. It is a pleasant […]