Your Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market.

Your Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is celebrating our stories. The market story is one of seven years of bringing fresh local food to locals.  It is about ensuring the market is sustainable as an authentic farmers’ market and as we undergo our annual renewal process it is an opportunity to reflect on the contribution… Read more

Back to School….. Back to Packed Lunches

It is back to school this week and the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market stallholders are a great resource for fresh and healthy packed lunches. Lunch boxes that are so good, mums and dads will soon be packing lunch for the office too. Harvest Market Manager Caroline has some tips on how to ensure your… Read more

Stirring the Pot

Vicky Cowan is retiring her stirring spoon which means that this pickle and jam maker of note will only have occasional visits as a stallholder at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. This week she will have new stocks of rhubarb and hazelnut paste as well as some of her signature plum Worcester sauce. Malcolm… Read more

Composing Compost

The commercial composting facility at the Launceston City Council waste station takes me straight back to my childhood and my grandfather. I remember sitting on the stone wall under the backyard fruit trees as he wielded a spade and giant sieve to turn his compost. The sound of the spade as it sliced through the… Read more

What’s Your Beat?

Come and check out how your heart beats at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday. The University of Tasmania School of Medicine is conducting a research project called What’s Your Beat? The aim of the project is to raise awareness of Atrial Fibrillation which is a fast and irregular heartbeat. This screening program… Read more

MONA FOMA Thinks Big

A cornucopia of arts and entertainment that starts at the Cataract Gorge, follows routes through the city, taking in the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market, city parks and late night venues to culminate at the Inveresk precinct for a celebration of music, dance, art and food is about to start. This award winning music and… Read more

Thank You Tamar Sunrise Rotarians

Next time you are at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market take a seat and enjoy the upgraded tables and benches under the public marquees. Then please join the market community in saying a very big thank you to the Rotarians from Club Tamar Sunrise who have hewed, sawn, welded, carved, sanded, stained and painted… Read more

New Look, New Year and Christmas Greetings

The fence is up and a line has been drawn in the asphalt making a clear break with the old and embracing the fresh new look at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. As we farewell 2018 and anticipate an exciting year ahead, the team at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market wish all a happy and… Read more

Big Ideas in a Little Van

Produce and food to Nina Armstrong of Höst Big Little Drinks is all about remembering and then taking a chance on a little van that is today giving shape to big ideas. The Höst in the name is Danish for harvest and evokes fresh produce. In Swedish Höst means autumn, which says Nina represents where… Read more

Delicious Little Traditions

Raelene Bates of Delicious Little Things is the baking phenomenon that makes the little in the name paradoxical. There is nothing little (apart from size) about the delicacies that beckons one to seek out her teal coloured van at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market each Saturday. Baking to Raelene Bates is about making sense of… Read more