At Carriageworks Farmers Market (near Redfern), every Saturday morning, a unique experience exists, where farmers, growers, producers, artisans and chefs, gather to sell produce, either grown or raised on their farms or hand-made within the NSW/ACT region, direct to the customer.One of my great joys is to take tours to the market, introduce people like you to the farmers and growers, share breakfast together and chat about how best to utilise and cook the produce you buy. Book hereRead More
Bags filled with cooking equipment, summer clothes and boxes of books, we jumped on a plane north and before we knew it we'd landed in balmy Ballina. Heading inland to the colourful village of Bangalow, we stopped in at the 'one street' town of Newrybar for a bite of lunch.Read More
Recently I heard a young girl speak on the eve of graduating school and she quoted these words to her fellow classmates: "Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life"
These words are apparently attributed to Confucius, a Chinese philospher (who in the words of our older son Tom, was a smart Chinese guy who would have made a lot of royalties from fortune cookies if he were still alive today!).
We have been buying Greg's grass fed Hereford beef in Sydney for the past two years from either The Beaches Market every Friday or Carriageworks Farmers Market every Saturday,you can also order their beef direct from the farm online. A great way to support our Australian farmers for their dedication and persistence.Read More
For the past four years now I have been running monthly tours to my favourite Sydney food market, Carriageworks Farmers Market. My quest to convert supermarket shoppers to being farmers market shoppers. My desire to awaken in people an understanding and passion, to meet and support the lovely, hardworking Australians who farm, grow, bake, make, pickle, preserve and produce your food.Read More