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Australia’s Best Pie at Kyneton!
KYNETON'S Country Cob Bakery has done a hat trick, taking out the Baking Association of Australia's Best Pie for the third year in a row.
Game, set and healthy match
IT’S a great, and healthy, match. Daylesford Lawn Tennis Club and Hepburn Wholefoods Collective have come together, with the latter sharing the club’s rooms to offer organic, local food to the community.
From out of the pandemic, humane hope
CORONOVIRUS might just have done it for Tammi Jonas. What we have learnt during this pandemic is that, apart perhaps from on-line shopping, gambling and streaming, rare is the business that has turned a corner.
Chrissy loving her saffron – and ice-cream
THE hills are alive with the sight of saffron, thanks to Chrissy Rawson-Harris.
Online works but face-to-face best for garlic grower
SLATY Creek Organics could once be found at the Daylesford Farmers Market, the Ballarat Lakeside Market and Creswick Market. But just not at the moment and we all know why. That would seem to be a problem if you had just harvested a big swag of garlic and were getting ready to sell it all. But Ross Jones? Well, these days he couldn’t be happier.
A family affair at the Good Life Farm Co
KYNETON beekeeper Claire Moore always wanted to be a queen bee breeder, either that or a stockbroker.
Open range farming producing a honest egg
OVER the years there has been a lot of ink spilled over the notion of what constitutes an ethical egg.
Powlett Hill – leading proponent of biodynamic farming
OUT on the wind-blown volcanic plains of central Victoria, the sun shines on a rugged terrain. About 250 hectares of blackened hillside is testament to a grass fire that tore across the slopes in midsummer, witness to the region’s volatility.
Sustainably produced food for the masses
DANNY Kinnear was a popular fixture at the local markets. He was the one selling the popular Portuguese custard tarts and chocolate and almond brownies.
Pota-toes part of Trentham potato harvest
TRENTHAM'S 2020 Spudfest might have been cancelled but it takes more than a global pandemic to stop Trentham’s harvest of the 30 or so potato varieties which have been grown in the district since the 1860s.
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