Producers

Tarkine Fresh Oysters

Tarkine Fresh Oysters

Tarkine Fresh Oysters have their processing factory and small café quite close to the centre of the town of Smithton on Tasmania’s North West Coast. Tarkine Fresh Oysters is the trading name for Bolduans Bay Oysters Pty Ltd which was established in 1979 by Jon Poke and his wife Annette. […]

Tasmanian Truffles trees

Fresh Tasmanian Truffles

Introduction to Tasmanian Truffles In our restaurant guide A Food Lovers Guide to Tasmania, the 1998 edition did not have a single mention of truffles because none had been harvested in the state at that time. However our 2000 edition did report on the success that the Terry family was […]

Anvers Chocolates Fortunato No 4

Anvers Chocolates

Anvers Chocolates is Igor van Gerwen’s chocolate factory and associated shop and cafe. Garden lovers will be enthralled by the sweeping gardens full of interesting trees. Those in search of a snack and a coffee can take advantage of the outdoor tables to savour their experience. Those interested in the […]

Red Cow Organics

Red Cow Organics: Great dairy products

Red Cow Organics (originally called Red Cow Dairies) is run by recent arrivals to Tasmania, Matt and Andy Jackman of Oldina in the north west of the state. Here they milk a herd of Aussie Red cows on their 155 hectare farm. They have built their own factory where they […]

Stephens Leatherwood Honey Mole Creek

Stephens Excellent Leatherwood Honey

There are many Tasmanian firms producing good honey but the distinctive blocks of organic ‘Golden Nectar’ leatherwood honey made by the Stephens at Mole Creek are highly prized. It is highly recognisable from the ‘retro’ label which is, in fact, the very original label that has always been associated with […]

Seven Springs Farm Harvest Market

Seven Springs Farm: Amazing vegetables

♥♥ Seven Springs Farm introduction Seven Springs Farm is an organic producer of vegetables run by Wouter and Elyse Sels in remote Lorinna on Tasmania’s North-West Coast. Lorinna lies about twenty kilometres south of Gowrie Park in the upper reaches of the Forth River Valley. Seven Springs Farm is an […]

Elgaar Farm Gate Market

Elgaar Farm: Great Dairy Products

♥♥♥ Elgaar Farm is a shining example of what can be achieved through organic farm practices. The Gretschmann family produces milk from their Jersey cows with cream that sits proudly in the mouth of each old-fashioned glass milk bottle. They farm totally organically and never use pesticides, fungicides or herbicides. […]

Mount Roland

Mount Roland Organic Hazelnuts – Delicious Nuts

Mount Roland Hazelnuts – Introduction Mount Roland Hazelnuts at Sheffield is operated by Elizabeth Dale and Greg Taylor. It is now the largest hazelnut farm on the North West Coast and one of the few organic and biodynamic hazelnut producers in Tasmania. The farm is set in a beautiful area […]