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

The Fishmonger

Chris Doumouras, the fishmonger, is the “landlubber” member of the George Town Seafoods crew, who quickly admits that the fishing boat is not the place for him. Instead he is at his best as the fishmonger of the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market with a passionate commitment to ensuring the fish he sells is treated… Read more

Dear Basil

Dear Basil Welcome back to the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. We have missed you during the cold months and have eagerly anticipated your return knowing that you bring with you the heady aromas and tastes of summer produce and long summer days. As the sun heats up and the wind stirs and shakes those… Read more

Sort Don’t Trash the Rubbish

The sorting of waste at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is an ongoing challenge and our volunteers are doing an outstanding job at making sure our rubbish does not get trashed. This week we are joined by a Year 8 textiles class who are doing something about plastic bags. Harvest Launceston welcomes the Scotch… Read more

Loaves of Excellence

Flour dust floats effortlessly as you step through the unassuming doors of Apiece bakery, to be consumed by the heat and aroma emanating from the bank of ovens that are touching the loaves with golden colour in anticipation of the next day’s market. Leavening bread is a deliberately slow ritual that relies upon the air… Read more