Remembering Kaori Suto from Old School Farm

The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this week pays tribute to Kaori Suto, who was the creative flair that made the Old School Farm stall the best dressed at the market.  Kaori sadly lost her battle with breast cancer last week.   Kaori will be remembered by the Harvest community for the quiet way she… Read more

Remembering Stephen Harvey

“Work hard in silence, let success be your noise” – Frank Ocean This week, we sadly lost an integral member of our Harvest family, stalwart volunteer Stephen Harvey.  A keen photographer, Stephen was a man who was happy to work away quietly behind the scenes.  It was a rare week that we wouldn’t see Steve… Read more

Harvest Market to Reopen on May 23

Harvest is back on at the Cimitiere/Cameron Street car parks and we are all very excited! The bell will ring again at 8:30 am on Saturday. Please do not let your excitement get in the way of good social distancing and efficient but effective shopping. To tempt you down to fill up your baskets, we… Read more

Tribute to Greg Hannan

The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market community bids a sad farewell to one of our market family members, Greg Hannan. Greg was an essential ingredient in the early years of establishing the market as an iconic Launceston destination.  Greg joined the market early on as one of our on the ground volunteers, becoming a familiar… Read more

Asparagus spearheads the changing of the seasons

A hallmark of the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is acknowledging the passage of the seasons, and with spring, the arrival of the asparagus crop is always eagerly anticipated. This year, Harvest is fortunate to see the return of two asparagus producers to the market as a celebration of the increasing diversity of Tasmanian produce and… Read more

Producer Profile – Tamar Valley Pastured Eggs

Tamar Valley Pastured Eggs are an exciting new addition to the Harvest Market stallholder family, offering delicious free-range eggs direct from the farm to you. Their chooks roam around fresh Tamar Valley pastures and roost in purpose-built chook caravans that are moved regularly to fresh fields….life for these chooks is a perpetual holiday. Tamar Valley… Read more

Producer Profile: Banticks Farm

Banticks Farm is a family-run pasture free range egg producer in the southern midlands. Jeremy says: “Our hens range on our pastures, they dust bathe, scratch in the paddocks as they please and lay their eggs in our mobile chook houses. We don’t use artificial lights or heaters in our houses, our hens lay when they want.… Read more

Producer Profile: Lentara Grove

You may have noticed Lentara Grove absent from Harvest market for a few weeks. They were not on holiday, but working hard to harvest and process their olives. With the olive harvest over, chief oil maker Martin, had a little more time to explain the growing, harvesting and processing of their olives and the range… Read more

Annual Sawtooth ARI Gallery Fundraiser 2019

The Annual Sawtooth ARI Gallery Fundraiser returns Friday the 30th August. The Annual Fundraiser is a fabulous event that helps to support and encourage the continued presentation of contemporary art at Sawtooth ARI. The Annual Fundraiser is a key event for the non-for-profit organisation that aims to highlight and celebrate Launceston, Tasmanian and national artists… Read more