Author: Sue Dyson and Roger McShane

Provenance Growers Vegetables

Provenance Growers – Great Vegetables and Herbs

♥♥♥ Provenance Growers – Introduction 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. The service they […]

Huon Valley Meat Company sign

Huon Valley Meat Company: Great meat

Huon Valley Meat Company background The Huon Valley Meat Company in West Hobart had a difficult year in 2019 but it seems like they are back on track with new staff, a new approach through only using selected, named suppliers and longer opening hours. They are buying whole beasts from […]

Sonny wine menu

Sonny: An exciting wine bar

♥ Sonny – Introduction Sonny has been established by Matt Breen who was formerly at nearby Templo. This exciting tiny bar and eatery in Hobart’s CBD opened to the delight of locals who are looking for interesting libations selected by Alister Robertson to accompany Matt’s Italian influenced food. Sonny has […]

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Alps and Amici: A Great Food Store

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 at Bream Creek Market

Leap Farm: Tongola Cheese

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. […]

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Big River Highland Beef

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 Asparagus

Newry Farm: Stunning Asparagus

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

Kelty Farm: Fine Organic Beef

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 […]

Jilly Grows blueberries

Jilly Grows at Twelvetrees Farm – Excellent Produce

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 […]