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Monty’s

Many Northern Rivers locals would know the name Monty’s. Their eye-catching stall with its colourful dried fruit flats, fruit ice blocks and ice creams, jams and fresh strawberries, is a local landmark on the Tweed Valley Way at Tumbulgum and a familiar sight at local markets around

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Nimbin Valley Pecans and Rice

RICE is not a crop you would immediately associate with the Northern Rivers, but back in 2007, Goolmangar famer Frank Boyle decided he’d give it a go. Using a dryland variety, which relies on natural rainfall rather than flooded paddy fields, he and wife Andrea took a

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Woodland Valley Farm

Packaging their eggs in recycled plastic was a brave decision for egg farmers Jodie Viccars and Fabian Fabbro of Woodland Valley Farm. Despite having done an enormous amount of research, and being certain it was the most environmentally friendly choice, they knew that taking any type of

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Our new stalls!

Lovers of local food now have an even greater variety to choose from at New Brighton Farmers Market. The market has added four news stalls: Fox Farm organic pasture raised chicken, Byron Grass Fed beef, Byron Gourmet Pasta and Nimbin Valley Rice and Pecans. Fox Farm, based

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Picone Exotics

John Picone has a special relationship with his fruit trees. “There have been a couple of occasions where I’ve walked into the orchard and I’ve just had this overwhelming feeling that they’re happy to see me,” he said. “I talk to them, and I never pick a

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Suria Foods

Three generations back, Katerina’s ancestors were exiled from Russia to a labour camp in Kazakhstan. “They were forced to live in a very harsh environment and to grow their own food,” she said. “They had to rely on the soil and, gather seasonal vegetable and preserve what

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Keep cool with Jane’s thirst-quenching creations

Jane Boniface of Rancho Limes with her assortment of refreshing summer drinks

There’s nothing as refreshing as a cool drink on a hot summer day, and the local farmers markets are the ideal place to find some icy cold beverages that are just a little out of the ordinary. The Rancho Lime stall at the New Brighton Farmers Market

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Baraka

Alan Schwarz is the owner of the New Brighton Farmers Market Middle Eastern dip and gourmet food stall, Baraka. The business recently won two silver medals for its products at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show.  • Can you tell us a bit about the products you sell

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Rainbow Fruit Flats

Hayden Cridland’s family have been selling fresh fruit, pure fruit ice blocks and their home made Rainbow Fruit Flats – 100% dried fruit leathers – at local markets and farmers markets for more than a decade. •Tell us how you make a Rainbow Fruit Flat? Basically we

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Meet Denise Latham

Denise Latham has been farming by Maguires Creek at Teven for more than 25 years and has been a stallholder at New Brghton for more than a decade. She is renowned for her lettuce, which is always super fresh and sweet. Unlike most commercially grown varieties, which are

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Recent news

  • What’s new?

    We have lots of exciting new products (and a new stallholder)…. DUCK EGG CUSTARD Made using fresh Jersey milk from Allard’s Dairy in Burringbar, vanilla …
  • Nimbin Valley Pecans and Rice

    RICE is not a crop you would immediately associate with the Northern Rivers, but back in 2007, Goolmangar famer Frank Boyle decided he’d give it …
  • Shopping for sustainability

    THE recently released IPCC report Climate Change and Land,  found agriculture and food production are major drivers of climate change, accounting for somewhere between one-quarter …

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