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

Tassie in a chocolate

Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market producers a pinch of and Modo Mio Naked are showcasing a bit of Tassie fused with some chocolate indulgences this Easter. Both these producers manage to take the best Tasmania has to offer and translate it into chocolate and other delicacies that highlight ingredients as diverse as local whisky, quinoa,… Read more

A rare breed

It is a striking looking black pig, with ears loped forward and a white band that extends around the body and down the front legs. The Wessex Saddleback is just one of the rare heritage breeds that producers at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market such as Guy Robertson from Mount Gnomon Farm and Oliver and… Read more

The Harvest ecosystem

Ecosystems underpin our continued existence by ensuring the food, water, and raw materials for all our basic needs. Ecosystems are the animals, communities and landscapes that sustain and surround us. At Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market, the producers of heirloom tomatoes, to rare breed pigs, the apiarists, fruit and vegetable growers are working to ensure… Read more