Nuts back at Harvest

  The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market have been without their usual nuts for the past few weeks, but Christie McLeod from Hazelbrae Hazelnuts is back from her travels, cracking nuts, still reveling in the incredible reception their nuts had and hard at work preparing for the next stage in the Hazelbrae story. The family… Read more

delicious. Outstanding Farmers’ Market winners 2017

Harvest Launceston Community Farmers Market was absolutely thrilled to hear the news last night that they are the delicious. awards 2017 national award winner in the category of Outstanding Farmers’ Market. The awards were celebrated at QT rooftop bar at Russell St in Melbourne and attended by founding Harvest Board Member and Market Manager, Kim… Read more

Lilies, Kimchi and a new look Harvest Market- 5th August

  This week at Harvest Launceston we are mixing things up a bit and moving some of your regular favourite Stall Holders into new locations. –Tamar Artisan Small Goods with their bacon will be located near the Cameron Street carpark entrance. -Your favourite Afghani Bolani’s and sliders are sited near the Tamar Street entrance. –Lily… Read more

Junction Arts Festival is coming

As winter draws to a close, there is a creative buzz around town which will descend on the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday. The Junction Arts crew have just launched this year’s five-day festival program and will be at the market to invite locals to be among the first to reserve their seats.… Read more

Throw away

The single use coffee cup captures our love affair with consumption and a linear economy that sees most of the world’s production of things end up as rubbish. As Plastic Free July ends, it is becoming clear that there is an increasing need to rethink how we throw away disposable products and instead promote an… Read more

Communities for Peace

The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is a mixed bunch, its diversity reflected in the varied foods and produce that it showcases from communities around the State. This month Harvest Launceston joins the Tamar Valley Peace Festival to celebrate and promote living peace in our everyday lives. The Tamar Community Peace Trust and Festival Coordinator… Read more

The plastic revolution

Plastic is today a ubiquitous part of everyday life. Plastic’s ability to be moulded and shaped into any form makes it an ideal material and it plays a vital role in advancing technologies and shaping how we experience every day products. The down side is that plastic is chocking waterways, oceans and landfills, killing birds,… Read more

Moving plastic out

Return your glass jars and bottles, bring along your reusable containers to be filled with olive oil, soft cheeses and coffee beans, swap the plastic punnet for a brown bag and take home your fresh produce in a reusable hessian bag from Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. This month, as part of Launceston’s Plastic Free… Read more

Challenging our love of plastic

Our century long love affair with plastic is fast losing its shine as we confront the dangers its once lauded durability is posing to the environment. This July, Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market will be joining the Plastic Free July challenge and looking at ways of avoiding single use plastics. Designed for a brief few… Read more

Farmers that are making a difference

The abundance of potted colour at the Plants Direct stall at the Harvest Launceston Community Famers’ Market is a tribute to the dedication and innovation of nursery(wo)men Karen Brock and Tim Phillips. It was the cut flower industry that brought this dynamic couple together. Tim started out as a forester before joining the world of… Read more