Lastest Farm Tour

Why local oranges taste better

Have you ever bought one of those perfect looking oranges at the supermarket, only to find it disappointedly dry and  lacking sweetness? The likely explanation is that it has been picked too early. To be able to stand up to the modern supply chain, fruit has to be

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Ginger, turmeric and galangal

There are a couple of things you notice when you start eating with the seasons. One, things taste better, and two, the right foods seem to come into season exactly when your body craves them. Like cool refreshing watermelon in the middle of summer, or Vitamin C

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Our award winning cheesemakers

It’s a double celebration this week, with the market’s two cheesemakers both winning in the 2018 Delicious Produce Awards. Deb Allard, of Cheeses Loves You, and Paul Wilson, of Nimbin Valley Dairy, were announced as state winners in the awards this week. A team of judges that included

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Making the most of Autumn pumpkin

Pumpkin is a classic autumn vegetable. In America where it originated, it’s a traditional part of the autumn harvest, eaten in soups, puree and the staple of Thanksgiving, the pumpkin pie. While not as wildly popular as it is in the US, pumpkin is still an Aussie favourite,

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Good Friday market

MULLUMBIMBY Farmers Market’s big Easter Friday market is on again, offering super fresh local produce, hand made Easter choccies, freshly baked hot cross buns, flowers and gifts. Along with the usual line up of stalls, great local coffee and delicious breakfast choices, there’ll be live music and

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Bountiful bunyas

Be wary of walking under a Bunya Pine in the summertime. From December to March, these ancient trees that grow up to 45m tall, drop their fruit – football sized spiky cones weighing up to ten kilos that hit the ground with an impressive thud. They have

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For the love of pawpaw

Picking pawpaws is not a job for the faint hearted. Apart from the sheer physical effort involved, there’s the risk of swollen itchy arms from coming into contact with the fruit’s potent sap, and even temporary blindness if the sap gets into your eyes. “They’re very difficult

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Go local this Christmas

This Christmas, do your bit for the environment, the local economy and the health and welfare of animals by choosing locally produced meat. Let’s face it, most of us have no idea how and where supermarket meat is produced, how far it’s traveled to reach us, what

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The Japanese Kitchen

The Byron Shire is spoilt for choice when it comes to good food. Thanks to the bounty of fresh local produce grown by local farmers and a host of talented foodies and chefs, locals and visitors enjoy food that’s right up there with some of the best

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Picone Exotics

The return of Picone Exotics to the local farmers markets is always a sure sign summer is on the way. The stall, run by Tyagarah couple John and Lyndall Picone, always carries an incredible array of exotic fruits, herbs and spices that come into season during the

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Recent news

  • Market cancelled today

    Due to the high winds forecast today we have had to cancel today’s market. Apologies for the inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you …
  • Byron Grass Fed

    . We assume that beef labelled ‘grass fed’ comes from animals fed and raised naturally on pasture, but that’s not always the case according to …

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