Harvest Food Trail

Northern Rivers Food invite you to join our Harvest Food Trail over the weekend of July 30th – 31st 2022.

Explore The Trail

Northern Rivers Food are pleased to present the Harvest Food Trail – a very special self-drive experience over the weekend of May 6-7 2023.

Part of enjoying the food is knowing the story…understanding where your food was grown, the regenerative methods the farmer used to produce your food, the people behind the brands and their unique stories.  Our Harvest Food Trail offers a chance to meet with our farmers, producers, growers, distillers and chefs to celebrate all the Northern Rivers food & beverage industry has to offer.

Jump in your car and enjoy the whole paddock to plate experience.  Choose from a food and beverage discovery trail of over 35 leading food producers, farms, restaurants, distilleries, breweries and food outlets across the region. Enjoy a leisurely drive at your own pace, choosing your own itineraries over the weekend.

Participants 2022

1. The Gin Experience

225 Tyalgum Road Eungella

May 6-7 (1pm-6pm)

Take part in a cocktail dining experience under the awe-inspiring Mt. Warning, on our sugar cane and cattle farm 10 minutes out of Murwillumbah. Our menu will feature an assortment of handcrafted cocktails and locally produced gins, highlighting our speciality dish – tamarind glazed chicken with coriander lime chilli reduction. There will be a masterclass that delves into the history and intricacies of gin, offering guests further insight into this beloved spirit.
There will be canapés, open flame feasts, and fine dining options to impress and satisfy guests. Our focus on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients supports small businesses and ensures the highest quality. Our skilled bartenders offer personalized service and carefully crafted drinks.

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2. Tweed River House

131 River Street, South Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Sunday May 7 Time 12-4.30p (two sessions) Session 1: 12-2pm Session 2: 2.30p-4.30pm

Enjoy an afternoon soirée on the riverside lawn at the Tweed River House, taking in the river and hinterlands views, as you listen to the soulful vocals of local musicians.
Each session is 2 hours and includes a welcome drink (cocktail/wine/sparkling or beer) and a local Australia Bay Lobster Roll.

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3. Stone & Wood and 100 Mile Table

100 Centennial Circuit. Byron Bay

Sat & Sun Open from 12pm – 6pm

Northern Rivers Brewers, Stone & Wood, in partnership with local foodie legends, 100 Mile Table, invites you to their Byron Brewery for their Beers & Bites experience. Enjoy a tapas-style menu full of juicy, local ingredients matched perfectly with fresh and fabulous beers.

4. Forest Byron Bay

Forest Byron Bay (77-97 Broken Head Rd Byron Bay)

Saturday 6 May from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

On Saturday, 6 May join us in Forest for a long, lazy lunch that will hero the mouth-watering Bangalow Sweet Pork. Each of the three-courses will be paired with a curated range of wines.


Shop 4/8 Coronation Ave, Pottsville 2489

Sat 6th May - lunch and dinner, Sun 7th May - lunch

‘Coastal Fine Dining’ Pipit Restaurant showcases the best of Tweed and Northern Rivers’ local produce, sustainable seafood, wood-fired cooking and fine-dining. Designed around an open-plan kitchen where guests can glimpse the whole cooking process through a 6 course (lunch) or 7 course (dinner) seasonal set menu. As part of Northern Rivers Food Harvest Food Trail, guests will also receive a Pipit Produce Map to encourage visiting some of our suppliers directly.

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6. Duck Creek Macadamias

145 Brooklet Road, Newrybar 2479

Saturday, 9am–3pm

Operating for 30 years, we pride ourselves on being 100% Australian owned and operated and have built a reputation of being one of Australia’s finest producers of premium macadamia products. Being truly “of and from the farm”, we grow, chocolate coat and flavour our delicious macadamias. Come and experience some of life’s true delicacies. We are offering a special Harvest Food Trail Experience with free tastings.
Our farm gate store will be open with products available for purchase.

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7. Harvest Newrybar

18-22 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar 2479

Sunday 7 May

Join us this year for a truly special dining experience at Harvest Newrybar, where we will be celebrating the best produce in the region with a set menu lunch in our charming 100+-year-old farmhouse-converted restaurant. With a reliance on our historic wood-fired oven and only the finest locally sourced ingredients. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to indulge in the flavors of the region in an exceptional setting.

8. Zentvelds Coffee Farm and Roastery

193 Broken Head Road, Newrybar 2479

Saturday 8am–3pm. Farm tours on the hour, beginning at 9am and finishing at 2pm

Plan your coffee time at an actual coffee farm. You will be served ou rare as can be Zero Mile & Matilda 100% grown on farm, exclusive to the Trail! Enjoy full Barista service with pastries on the deck or picnic on the lawn, or take your coffee, choc or chai on tour. Find out how we farm with nature and take a guided walk through our coffee rows and cover crops taking in nature.

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9. Common People Brewing CO

9 Dudgeons Lane, Bangalow 2479

Sunday 7th May 12pm - 2pm

Three course set menu with paired beers or wines Including brewery tour and food introduction Join Common People and The Brewer’s Kitchen for a specially designed Harvest Food Trail set menu. This year, we are showcasing the Pigface plant that grows along our stunning coastline and we have brewed a Pigface Gose style beer especially for the Trail, with thanks to Pocket Herbs. You can enjoy a thoughtfully curated menu of three delicious courses with perfectly paired beers or wines.

10. The Oyster Shed

11-17 Birds Bay Drive, Tweed Heads West 2485

Saturday 12-4pm & Dinner 5-9pm, Sunday 12-5pm

Relax and enjoy absolute waterfront dining, overlooking an oyster farm in Birds Bay in the beautiful Tweed region.  Two generations of this oyster farming family work the river to bring the freshest of oysters to their guests.  Enjoy a Harvest Food trail special of a dozen fresh oysters with mountainside finger limes from Stokers siding with a beer from local brewers Earth Brewery or a glass of wine for $50.

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11. Cape Byron Distillery

80 St Helena Road, McLeods Shoot 2479

Saturday May 6th 10:45am - 6:00pm Sunday May 7th 10:45am - 6:00pm

Cape Byron Distillery invites you to enjoy an afternoon of spirits, music, friends, and food. Our unique tour & tasting experiences will be running all weekend. Explore the rainforest with a Brookie’s G&T in hand or taste our whisky amongst aging barrels. Samburger will be slinging delicious burgers all Saturday.

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12. Brookfarm

80 St Helena Rd McLeods Shoot NSW

Sat 10.00 -11.00 & 11.30-12.30 - 35pax per session

Enjoy a coffee, morning tea and tour among the macadamia orchards, hosted by Brookfarm. Taste our gourmet products and be entertained and inspired by CoFounders Pam and Martin Brook, on the regenerative transformation of the Brook family farm. Witness the flourishing local biodiversity, and the positive impact it has had on the production of nutritious gourmet muesli, granola, premium nuts and snacks, in an environmentally responsible way.

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13. Lord Byron Distillery

Unit 16, 4 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay 2481

Saturday 10am–5pm

Lord Byron Distillery would love to invite you to drop in and visit our family owned distillery to taste our world class rums that are distilled and aged right here in the heart of Byron Bay along with a special food pop-up. Choose either a tasting paddle with a selection of three spirits from our huge range of products or a delicious cocktail expertly mixed by our skilled staff. We’ve opened a new tiki-themed cellar door, where you can enjoy your drinks at the bar, in our lounge area or on the grass outside whilst watching the world go by.

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14. Barrio Byron Bay

Habitat Precinct, 1 Porter Street, Byron Bay 2481

Saturday 2-5pm

Join us in the courtyard for a special barbecue event featuring local pork from Bangalow Sweet Pork. Bangalow Sweet Pork has the very simple aim to produce the best quality & best tasting Pork in Australia, while Barrio brings people together through the experience of food with an emphasis on local, seasonal, ethically-sourced produce, seamlessly reflecting Byron Bay’s ethos Pulling the two together enjoy BBQ pork neck and coleslaw rolls and Pork ribs, with Oomite glaze

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15. The Farm & Three Blue Ducks

The Farm, 11 Ewingsdale Road

Sunday 7th 9:30am - 12pm

A unique behind the scenes tour of The Farm to learn about our sustainable farming practices, including a walk through our syntropic farming system. Our passionate growers have transformed an acre of pasture, into a diverse, abundant food forest that produces annual vegetables, fruit, nut and timber trees, as well as supports the local wildlife and ecosystem function. Following the tour, enjoy a tasting of seasonal produce from the food forest, pastries from Bread Social and coffee from Three Blue Ducks.

16. Australia’s Manuka

Hanger 5, Old Brunswick Road, Tyagarah 2481

Saturday 6th May 10am to 2pm

At the Honey Farm, in Tyagarah, come learn about natures antibiotic and superfood; Manuka Honey. Experience honey tastings and tips on how to use Australia’s Manuka Honey for skin care, health and first aid care. Farm Store open to purchase Manuka and Seasonal Honey.

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