Lentils, lettuce and lilies – March 18

The Grain Family have a limited supply of their newest crop of organic French green lentils which have a delicious earthy flavour, best used in salads, soups and stews. They will also have their stoneground flours, whole grains and linseed alongside Elgaar Farm’s range of organic dairy products. Thirlstane Gardens return for their fortnightly visit with their lush salad greens and fresh herbs, and beautiful bouquets of lilies will be available from Lily Farm. You can also pick up your local sweet corn and celeriac from Elphin Grove Farm, oyster mushrooms from Wild Spore, free range eggs from Mt Roland Free Range and cured smoked bacon from Tamar Artisan Smallgoods. a pinch of will have their artisan finishing salts, native spice blends, activated walnuts and unique Tasmanian flavoured chocolate bars, and Seven Sheds return with their range of hand crafted beers. Local musician Matthew Dames will be entertaining the market crowd throughout the morning.

Cancer Council Tasmania will be visiting Harvest from 10.30am with information about the upcoming cocktail fundraiser ’42 Degrees South Baby! Goes North Baby! Strictly No Black Tie’ on 1 April. For more information visit: launcestontickets.com.au.

Across the road in Albert Hall, NICHE Market Bazaar will celebrate vintage season in the Tamar Valley with Josef Chromy and Swinging Gate vineyards as special guests, with a super tasty Westhaven range of cheeses and yoghurts and very clever Flat Out Bottles to finish your weekend wine and cheese platter! NICHE will be `lovely as usual’ with 55 of the best of Tasmania’s designed and made artisan enterprises. Albert Hall doors open at 8am until 3pm.

The 3rd annual Tasmanian Garlic & Tomato Festival is on this Sunday 19 March from 10.00am – 3.30pm at 338 Four Springs Road, Selbourne, with tastings, produce, guest speakers, competitions and much more for all the family to enjoy.