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Jilly-blueberries
Producers, South

Jilly Grows at Twelvetrees Farm

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 of the highest quality […]

Avoland Avocados
Producers, South

Avoland: Cool Climate Avocados

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 Hobart
Hobart, Bars

Institut Polaire: A small, classy bar

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 […]

Anvers Chocolates Fortunato No 4
North-West, Producers

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 […]

Stephens Leatherwood Honey Mole Creek
North-West, Organic, Producers

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 […]

Fundamental-Espresso-Devonport
Coffee, North-West

Fundamental Espresso Bar

♥ Fundamental Espresso Bar in Devonport is a great place to enjoy a properly made espresso (from the gleaming, white La Marzocco machine) or any other style of coffee you prefer. The welcome is very friendly, the music is good, chosen from the large vinyl collection behind the coffee machine, […]

Rough-Rice
Hobart, Producers

Rough Rice – Amazing Ferments

♥♥♥ Rough Rice is the business of Adam James who makes some of the most stunning ferments on the planet. Whether it be miso, turmeric, broad beans, carrots or anything else he can lay his hands on, the products he loads into his array of large crocks become sublime accompaniments […]

Organic, Producers, South

Our Mate’s Farm: Excellent produce

Our Mate’s Farm is a small family-run orchard offering certified organic heritage apples, fresh cold-pressed apple juice and other products including very tasty pork from the farm. The apple juice can be sourced from Unpacked in Kingston where they sell the 250ml bottles of a range of juices with each […]

Producers, Organic

Little Farm: Great Organic Berries

Little Farm – Introduction You will find Little Farm some 30 kilometres south of Hobart in a pleasant valley near the town of Cygnet where it occupies some 200 hectares of prime land. It is both a berry and vegetable farm which is run organically (but not certified). The owners […]