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

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

Plastic Free July @ Harvest Launceston

PLASTIC FREE JULY KNOWHOW Not all plastics or ways to reduce the impacts of plastics are equal. A key way to reduce plastic use is a little knowledge and action. There are a host of different ways to know your plastics. Plastics can be numbered, described as soft or rigid, or single-use verses multi-use. Ninety-five… Read more

Plastic Free July 2019

Plastic Free July is nearly here again. Last year Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market undertook the challenge to reduce plastic use. It as was a great conversation starter, idea generator and many stallholders got involved. This involvement has led to sustained changes. Some previous Plastic Free July actions have included Erinvale Farm undertaking the standout… Read more