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Author:Lorissa Barrett

Jan 13 2022

Harvest Food Trail – Something to look forward to in 2022

Northern Rivers Food (NRF) are pleased to announce that their annual Harvest Food Trail will be on again in 2022 offering another great self-drive food discovery Trail across the Northern Rivers NSW region over the weekend 7-8 May. There are currently 35+ exceptional local food & beverage businesses signed on to participate in the event this year (a big increase from previous years), focusing on connecting you with real farm-gate experiences as well as local distillery tastings, tours, indigenous food walks, classes, demonstrations, three-course sit down dining and more from the region’s...

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Dec 09 2021

Member Stories – Nicholson Fine Foods

Peter Nicholson began his career in Hobart, completing his chef’s apprenticeship before moving to Melbourne where he became famous for his souffles, this being the ‘80s it was Peter’s signature dish. Working up to Executive Chef Peter began to see the sun setting on his cooking career, while still possessing a great love of food and knowing he was good at it he didn’t want to leave the industry completely. A degree in food technology and small business management was the solution. Driving from Melbourne to visit his mother on the...

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Sep 02 2021

Nimbin Valley Pecans & Rice

Frank Boyle, a fourth generation farmer, has lived on the property Marlivale in Goolmanger all his life, when it was originally a dairy farm. After deregulation of the dairy industry, he and wife Andrea decided to keep farming but were looking for an alternative to dairy. Wile many farmers in the region were moving to macadamias, Frank and Andrea decided on pecans, as where they are located they had frosts and their existing beef cattle complemented a pecan orchard (once pecan trees are 5-6 years old they can happily co-exist with...

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