Putting good bugs into vegies – August is Ferment month

August is Ferment month at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market and this week we explore vegie ferments, how to put the bugs into vegetables for an exponential increase in their goodness. Fermentation is a transformative process in which microorganisms (bacteria, yeast and fungi) turn sugars into food acids, carbon dioxide and alcohol.  Fermentation can occur… Read more


Fruity Ferments – 15th August 2020

FermenTasmania will be taking an in depth look at all things fruity this week at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market. Both fermenting and pickling are ancient food preservation techniques. Some fermented foods are pickled and some pickles are fermented.  To find out the difference join  fermentation guru Karina for a conversation with Martin and Sophie from… Read more


Wheat, malts, beer & bread – this week 8th August 2020

Ferment for thought. Fermentation is the delicious alchemy that transforms our foods, making them more delicious and more nutritious.This week at the Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market we will be celebrating grains such as wheat and malt and the magic fermentation works on the raw ingredients to bring bread and beer to our tables. Karina… Read more


Fermenting Food For Thought | Saturday 1st August

This weekend at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market we welcome FermenTasmania and the opportunity to chat to us about how our local ingredients can be transformed naturally through microorganisms (bacteria, yeast & fungi) into delicious foods such as milk, cheese, yoghurt, beer, sourdoughs or kombucha.  Fermentation is a core part of our everyday eating with studies… Read more


Plastic Free July at Harvest Market | 25th July 2020

Plastic Free Launceston will be at Harvest Launceston Community Farmers’ Market this week to educate us all about what goes where and how to avoid single use plastic.   For the past four years the market has been collaborating with Plastic Free Launceston and has learned so much about what goes where and how to… Read more