Life is Blooming and Better on a Bike!

“Life is Better on a Bike” is the motto of Vicky and Malcolm from Vix Kitch, who you may have noticed are often absent from the market for some months in the winter. Spring is here and these intrepid travellers and most importantly jam and pickle makers of note, are back at Harvest Launceston Community… Read more

Slow Growing, Early Spring

Spring at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market can always be a little slow growing. As market gardens transition through the change of seasons, the market stalls reflect the fluctuating produce and for our veggie producers it is always the toughest time of their growing year. The wonderful root vegetables that need the cold of winter… Read more

Our Green Drought

Spring at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmer’s market is a celebration of new growth and a time of anticipation for what the new seasons can bring. On farms around the country though this change of seasons does not mean the end of the dry conditions that grip many regions, including Tasmania’s East Coast. According to… Read more

Spring into Junction Arts action

It is the first day of Spring this Saturday at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. This means the Junction Arts Festival team will be at the market to shine the spotlight on the must do and see events of their exciting 2018 program that celebrates Tasmanian art, food, wine, architecture and music. For five… Read more

Farewell Mary

The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is embedded in people; the farmers, locals and in particular the men and women who made it happen and continue to ensure it thrives. Today we farewell one of the founders, Mary Mulvaney, as she embarks upon new adventures. Seven years ago Mary arrived in Tasmania and, as it… Read more

Lettuce tastes better in Winter

Grower of herbs, lettuces and other greens, Graeme Lodge of Thirlstane Gardens is at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday to share a secret, lettuce tastes better in the colder months. The good news is that dedication and a hard work to make a dream come true means that Graeme is now able to… Read more

Great produce and great chefs!   

At Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market we are in awe of our producers and it is always exciting when they are recognised with medals galore as has happened at the recent Australian and Hobart Fine Food awards.   Take this award winning produce, bring in some great Australian chefs, add some local talent and the… Read more

Connect With Your Local

The edible treasure trove that is the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is a weekly celebration of Tasmania’s agricultural diversity and innovation connecting the farmers, bakers, brewers, cheese and butter makers with locals and visitors.   Dictated only by the colour palette of the island state’s four distinct seasons, the array of offerings herald the… Read more

Singing for Peace

Sing for peace at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday. Join the Tamar Valley Peace Festival for a community sing fest as they launch the 2018 peace Festival with respect as its theme. Singing is just one of the ways to celebrate peace this winter. The Tamar Community Peace Trust and Festivals has… Read more

Wrapped in plastic

It is plastic free July 2018 and I have finally acknowledged my addiction. I cannot live without plastic. My whole life today is lived wrapped in plastic. Plastic wraps the food I eat, plastic microbeads are in the toothpaste I use, make-up I wear. Nylon and plastic is in my clothes, used in furniture production,… Read more