Lastest Farm Tour

Avocado Valley


There’s no better time than now to get some local avo on your toast. Burringbar grower and Mullumbimby Farmers Market stallholder, Tony Hinds, says the fruit at the moment are as good as they get. “All the avocados now, the oil content is right up so they’re […]

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Glenyce Creighton


Organic farmer Glenyce Creighton hates to see food go to waste. Whatever fresh produce is left on her farmers market stall each week is put to good use – either in family meals, or in the baked goods, jams, chutneys or pickles that she stocks on her […]

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Byron Gourmet Pasta


Finding a good gluten free pasta can be tricky, but Tom Ahern of Byron Gourmet Pasta is setting out to change that. The Pottsville-based pasta producer has just launched what he says is Australia’s first  vegan, gluten free, nut free and dairy free spaghetti made from the […]

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Everest Farm


Local farmer Matt Everest always looks forward to winter. The weather is mild, pests are fewer and it’s a nice time to be outdoors picking, planting and looking after the crops. “It’s my favourite time of year,” he said. It’s also the most productive season on his […]

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Radiance Kitchen dumplings


Dexter Chou and Linda Hung have perfected the art of making gluten-free dumplings. “The best dumplings I’ve ever tasted,” is how celebrity chef and naturopath Janella Purcell describes them, and she is not the only one who raves about these delicious snacks served at Linda and Dexter’s […]

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Healthy hemp


The recent decision to legalise hemp as a food in Australia was the news Paul Benhaim had waited 17 years for. Well known for kicking off the UK hemp food industry when he created the first ever hemp seed snack bar, Paul moved to Australia in 1999 […]

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Byron Spice Palace


Duska Jefed and Rob Cullinan have always been keen to keep their food miles low. Since they started their farmers market stall Byron Spice Palace nine years ago, the ingredients for their fresh seasonal dips and sauces have always been sourced direct from local farmers at the […]

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Le Chop


Camphor Laurel may be recognised as a weed on the Northern Rivers, but the timber from these trees is a woodworkers dream, says Lawrence Clain. “As a timber it’s quite amazing. It’s not as hard as a hardwood and not as soft as say, pine, so it […]

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The Indonesian Kitchen


Every Friday, Mullumbimby local Tim Eichler orders a serve of corn fritters from the Indonesian Kitchen stall at the Mullumbimby Farmers Market. “They’re just the best, it’s that simple. No one makes them quite the same,” he said. Also known as Dadar Jagung, corn fritters are a […]

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McMahon’s organic apples


Late last year, the two big supermarket chains announced that they would no longer be selling apples with an added coat of wax. The move was a response to customer demand for a more ‘natural’ product, they said. Unwaxed apples were ‘as nature intended’, said a statement […]

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