Blooming Times

The blossoming of Tasmania horticulture is at the centre of the second Blooming Tasmanian celebration of gardens, flowers and bird trails. Delve into the worlds of bonsai, ikebana, lavender, container plants and edible native plants at the Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival from 23rd to 24th September 2017 at the Albert Hall. “Tasmania is… Read more

A pinch of…

A pinch of … goes a long way at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market taking your taste buds for a sensational stroll through the diverse tastes and scents of Tasmanian heritage ingredients smoked walnut wood, local honey, merlot grapes, herbs and spices. Robyn Mayne did exactly that and her imagination and taste buds went… Read more

A box full of food shares

Food shares is the way to avoid vegie stress and limit wasteful shopping. Vegie stress says Wouter Sels of Seven Springs Farm, is the guilt you feel when you open your refrigerator and are confronted with wilting greens, limp carrots and spongy fruits that are on their way to the compost and bin. The answer… Read more

Seven Springs leads the way

As winter leaves us and spring starts tempting us with thoughts of summer, longer days, heady scents and groaning trestle tables of vegies and fruits, take stock of what there is available right now at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market.   Spring is always a fairly lean time for fruit and veg, the leafy… Read more

Chopper Brock

Karen Brock of Plants Direct Tasmania is the “chopper” of the plant world. In her laboratory on a biosecure property down the West Tamar she wields her scalpel to bring to life the cherry and citrus root stock that goes to farms across the country. Plant propagation has always been a focus of Karen and… Read more

Nuts back at Harvest

  The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market have been without their usual nuts for the past few weeks, but Christie McLeod from Hazelbrae Hazelnuts is back from her travels, cracking nuts, still reveling in the incredible reception their nuts had and hard at work preparing for the next stage in the Hazelbrae story. The family… Read more

delicious. Outstanding Farmers’ Market winners 2017

Harvest Launceston Community Farmers Market was absolutely thrilled to hear the news last night that they are the delicious. awards 2017 national award winner in the category of Outstanding Farmers’ Market. The awards were celebrated at QT rooftop bar at Russell St in Melbourne and attended by founding Harvest Board Member and Market Manager, Kim… Read more

Lilies, Kimchi and a new look Harvest Market- 5th August

  This week at Harvest Launceston we are mixing things up a bit and moving some of your regular favourite Stall Holders into new locations. –Tamar Artisan Small Goods with their bacon will be located near the Cameron Street carpark entrance. -Your favourite Afghani Bolani’s and sliders are sited near the Tamar Street entrance. –Lily… Read more

Junction Arts Festival is coming

As winter draws to a close, there is a creative buzz around town which will descend on the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this Saturday. The Junction Arts crew have just launched this year’s five-day festival program and will be at the market to invite locals to be among the first to reserve their seats.… Read more

Throw away

The single use coffee cup captures our love affair with consumption and a linear economy that sees most of the world’s production of things end up as rubbish. As Plastic Free July ends, it is becoming clear that there is an increasing need to rethink how we throw away disposable products and instead promote an… Read more