Search:

Author:Northern Rivers Food

NSW Government announce new rules to support agritourism

The NSW Government has announced it is making it easier for farmers to start, run and grow agritourism experiences, such as farm stays, cafes, cellar doors, retreats, roadside stalls, fruit picking and small wedding venues. They are doing this by introducing clear definitions for agritourism and simplifying planning pathways to allow these activities to happen. The reforms will help landowners build their resilience and recover faster from the pandemic and natural disasters, by providing another source of income. The changes will also support the tourism economy by tapping into the growing interest...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jul 20 2022

Carl Willuweit & Jess Dressler, Byron Bush Food

Byron Bush Food comes from our family farm nestled in the Byron Hinterland – home to the Bundjalung nation. As caretakers of this beautiful land we’ve dedicated ourselves to continuing the natural practices undertaken before us, and honouring mother nature for what she provides. Our land is made up of a beautiful one acre Davidson plum orchard, surrounded by lemon myrtle trees, aniseed myrtle, native citrus, atherton almonds and a regenerated rainforest - a project we are passionate about.   We're Jess & Carl and together with our two boys Van and...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jul 20 2022

Paddock to Plate. By Yvonne Adams, The Farm at Byron Bay

Think of the last bad coffee you had. You remember where and when it happened, we know you do. Let’s be honest, we all remember. Your best friend, your ex-lover, and the guy you sit next to at work still remember. You were shocked, outraged. Even scared. You had to tell them. WARN them. It was a big day for everyone. You felt violated. It was unspeakable. (Yet you told everyone). You’re ok now, but it was uncertain terrain for a while there. We get it. Failings of the caffeinated...

0 Comments
Share Post
Jun 30 2022

Celebrating BIG for NRF’s 10 + Years!!

To celebrate our NRF ten-year milestone (which was actually last October, but hey let’s not go there…), Chef Ally from Frida’s Field stepped up to the challenge to showcase a 10 course degustation feast, which paid homage to a decade of local food trends in our region and honoured our local producers. Despite rolling local power outages early in the evening, the unflappable crew at Frida’s Field, powered only by phone light, continued to plate up and serve a feast without missing a step.   The mood was jovial and celebratory buoyed...

0 Comments
Share Post