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

Books on loan

Turning  the pages of a book takes us deep into the lives and stories of others. This Saturday, at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market a unique library of books will be on loan to marketgoers for a read during the morning. Ten years ago, the Launceston Human Library evolved from a desire to break… Read more

The Nut Queen (and King)

It is a very nutty passion that drives the dynamic duo from Hazelbrae Farm at Hagley to keep tackling new adventures that are transforming a simple nut grove into one of the most desirable gourmet destinations in Tasmania for visitors and locals alike. Crowned champions at a slew of fine food awards this year, the… Read more

Looking Fresh at Harvest

The Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market is on this Saturday as it is every week but with a different shape and a new fresh look with all your favourite stallholders and free parking… What will change is that the market is taking over the parking area through from Cameron to Cimitiere Streets. But there are… Read more

Singing for our compostables

Vox Harmony, Launceston’s official choir will be at the Harvest Community Farmers’ Market on Saturday to raise their voices for World Singing Day 2018. Come and join in the harmony of over 10 0000 voices in at least 26 cities on seven continents in celebrating our common humanity through the power of singing. As Harvest… Read more

Harvest goes Fogo!

What waste can go where, what is compostable, recyclable or can only go into landfill? Harvest and the Launceston City Council are hoping to provide answers to this waste conundrum. This Saturday Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market will be launching a new waste system with the introduction of the Launceston City Council’s Fogo – Food… Read more