For our last Producers Lunch we were excited to be a part of the Scenic Rim’s ‘Eat Local Week’ and were even more thrilled to be hosting a fabulous book launch which shares our philosophy ‘Food, Farming and Community’ Eat Local by Brenda Fawdon and Christine Sharp.
This is a stunning hardcover book of wholesome recipes and stories that celebrate the Scenic Rim’s farmers, growers and makers. Glen Barratt, our head chef will be handpicking from the fabulous array of recipes and showcasing the best farmers and produce from the Scenic Rim..
Brenda and Christine will be signing copies of the books available for sale on the day.
We are passionate about creating a platform where you can get a more in-depth experience of knowing where your food comes from and being part of the regional farming community.
About Eat Local Week
Eat Local Week has something for foodies of all ages, from free and low-cost activities for children and families, including farm tours and cooking classes through to exclusive dining experiences hosted by some of Queensland’s finest Chefs. This festival of food and farming runs during the first week of the Queensland June-July school holidays at various locations around the Scenic Rim region, which is just one hour’s drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Eat Local Week is on 25th June to 3rd July. Find out more about Eat Local Week.
Known as Australia’s salad bowl, this area is one of the top ten most fertile areas in the world. It’s wonderful alluvial soil, good quality water supply and ideal climatic conditions produces some of the best crops in Australia and we are lucky enough to have it right on our back doorstep!
Head Chef Glen Barratt has matched a five course degustation menu to showcase the produce from this wonderful area. Rob Bauer and Trudy Townson from Bauer’s Organics, Melissa Sheppard from Mormor Foods & Yubee from UB’s Farms will also be in attendance to speak about their http://premier-pharmacy.com/ philosophy, farming, journey and produce.
Thursday 26th May, 11am for a 11.30am start.
Tickets $69 – includes 5 Course lunch.
Wine flight package additional.
Certified Organic Lucerne Hay ~ Bauer’s Organics
After a break from growing lucerne for many years, Bauer’s Organics are super excited to be growing lucerne once again.
Rob Bauer has spent his whole life on the same farm, continuing the family tradition of growing vegies and lucerne, turning the farm back to organic in the early 1980’s. His hay ended up at many of Australia’s top racing enterprises due to it’s quality. The same super fertile soil that grows award-winning veggies grows beautiful nutrient rich lucerne hay and is guaranteed free of chemicals.
Deliveries can be arranged to the suburbs listed on their website for $50 for up to 20 bales (mornings Monday to Friday). Order online and pay by EFT, nominate your preferred delivery day and your hay arrives. Go to www.bauersorganicfarm.com.au