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Hobart's Farm Gate Market

by on 02/12/2015 - 06:26 am

in Hidden Gems, Hobart, Tasmanian Producers, Markets

Every Sunday morning, a very dedicated group of people brings together some of Tasmania’s best producers, value-adders, baristas and buskers to deliver an event that has become part of the Hobart scene - Farm Gate Market.
Sitting and chatting with Madi Peattie, the market’s creator and driving force behind its success, one can’t help but admire Madi’s humble approach, especially considering the Farm Gate Market won the 2015 Tasmanian Tourism Award for ‘Excellence in Food Tourism’.

Having started in October 2009, Farm Gate Market just celebrated six years of operation. As we approach Christmas 2015, Madi has 250 growers and suppliers on her list of rota ...

Rawlings & Kirup Park Dexter Studs - ...

by on 10/08/2014 - 02:56 am

in Hidden Gems, Reviews, Tasmanian Producers

Rawlings & Kirup Park Dexter Studs - A Tasmanian Success Story
Mark and Margaret Rawlings’ story begins in October 1996 in Western Australia, when they were given a cow as a wedding present. After collecting a few more females, they began to look for a bull to service their growing herd. They purchased a Dexter, and their love affair with Dexter cattle began.

What are Dexter Cattle?
Dexter cattle were highly valued by peasant farmers in Ireland in the 1800’s, because their small stature was perfect for their small tenant farms, and being a hardy animal, they thrived in the tough climate. Worldwide, the popularity had declined by the 1970’s, and the Dexter breed was ...

What is Tasmanian Food Guide?

by on 06/08/2014 - 09:02 am

in Hidden Gems, Reviews, Hobart, Launceston

Over the past few weeks, the team here at Tasmanian Food Guide have had an amazing response to what we are trying to achieve and we have been shown incredible support from many of you not only in the public, but also from the many people working within the Tasmanian restaurant and food services industry who have been in direct contact with us. We have been able to tell our story, explain our aims and where we would like to be to each person we have spoken to individually, and in return have heard some incredible stories about each of the businesses and individual people working in the Tasmanian restaurant and food services industry.
So what exactly is Tasmanian Food Guide and what is our pr ...

Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company : Tas...

by on 08/07/2014 - 01:01 am

in Hidden Gems, Launceston

Only ever so slightly off the beaten track that is the Midlands Highway in Tasmania there is a wonderful little local gem of a business creating the finest of sauces, jams, relishes, chutneys and a range of other products from 100% locally sourced Tasmanian ingredients. If you haven't already heard of the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company you have been missing out.
Just 10 minutes from Launceston and approximately 5 minutes from Perth and located on Leighlands Rd, Evandale, Tim and Julie Barbour have been supplying locals, restaurants and even big name international airlines with their very tasty and amazingly delicious condiments for over 20 years. Their on-site kitchen which is managed immp ...

Hobart's Hidden Gems : Taco Taco Mexi...

by on 04/07/2014 - 01:07 am

in Hidden Gems, Reviews, Hobart

Being the food lovers that we are, we are always on the lookout for new restaurants, cafes and other eateries to try in Hobart and the greater Tasmanian area. And while the Taco Taco Mexican street food van is not exactly new, if you are not in the "know" or up with the local food scene you may have never heard of it either.
If you follow their Facebook page you will be notified of exactly where in Hobart they will be popping up. Most nights you will find them in the carparks of places like Beaurepaires or Godfrey's in Brisbane Street. We found them in the carpark at 40 Molle Street on the night that we paid them a visit. During lunch times you may find them on Collins Street catering ...