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

Fuelling adventure

With less than a week before the Tasmanian Running Festival arrives in Launceston, we are reminded as the temperature drops, our activities and adventures do not stop. The Tasmanian Running Festival caters for all age groups and abilities with three events: B&E Launceston Ten, The Running Edge Five and Give Me 5 For Kids Two.… Read more

Feed Dating

Harvest Launceston is excited to announce their exciting and sought after Feed Dating event will be held on Tuesday 20th June 2017 from 4 – 6 pm at Enterprize, 24 Patterson Street, Launceston. Harvest brought the concept of Feed Dating to Tasmanian producers four years ago with an inaugural event that saw producers, innovators and… Read more

Hello Winter

The leaves have spent the past few months painting the Launceston skyline with the red, golds and bronze of the autumn colour palette. This week we say hello to winter as the last of these leaves fall to the ground and the amazing seasonal produce that speaks of long evenings and warm nourishing meals arrives… Read more

From buttermilk to ghee

When butter is simply not enough, visit Olivia Morrison at the Tasmanian Butter Co stall at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market for her take on some delicious butter by-products that are catapulting her to the next level of innovative producer. The award winning Tasmanian Butter Co team have added buttermilk and ghee to their… Read more

Food from Seoul for the soul!

It might be food from Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, but it is most definitely food for the soul. This is the philosophy and passion that underpins the dynamic team headed by Sunny and Jaewon of Seoul Food, regular stallholders at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. Inspired by ancient traditions with deep… Read more

Seed savers

The diversity of seeds, plants and animals is key to securing the capacity for a community to feed itself. The heirloom vegetables and fruits that are on display at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market are just a small sample of the incredible range of food plants on the planet. However, this diversity is under… Read more

Meet the Players

One of the oldest community theatre groups in the country, the Launceston Players is bringing a bit of staged madness to the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday. Members of the cast and crew of the latest production, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest will be at Harvest Launceston to showcase the breadth of… Read more

From apples to cider

The reds and golds of autumn signal harvest time for Tasmanian apples and pears, which for cider maker Mark Robertson of Lost Pippin means the beginning of months of endeavour transforming the fruit into complex cider and perry. In the apple and pear orchards across the State, pickers are hard at work relieving the trees… Read more

The sweet and the ugly

Spotting a gap in the market and a foray down the path with an ugly but delicious vegetable saw Matt and Ruth Young from Elphin Grove Farm take another chance on a sweeter vegetable, and today Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market goers are treated during the late summer and autumn months to the freshest sweet… Read more