Looking for some Scenic Rim Eat Local Week inspiration? Bite into these tasty events. But be quick, they’re booking up fast!
Lunch with the Lambs – June 23
Join regional food ambassador and chef Cameron Matthews at Towri Sheep Cheese Farm for a relaxed, shared lunch.
Farmer Carolyn Davidson will be there to talk about how she makes cheese from sheep’s milk and of course the menu will feature her beautiful cheeses.
Allamburra Organics Eggstravaganza – June 24 & July 2
Join the Allamburra family for a relaxed afternoon on farm among the citrus and avocado trees. Meet the 500 ‘girls’ and learn how a certified organic egg farm works. Delicious tasting platters of local foods available.
Bookings via www.allamburraorganics.com
Valley Kitchen & 131 Present Eat Local – June 25
Feast on an exciting all-day menu built around local ingredients.
Bookings recommended. www.valleykitchenkooralbyn.com
Picnic in the Paddock at Winsome Farm – June 28
Visit this free-range farm and see how they raise pasture-fed lamb and beef and grow organic garlic.
Meet the Dorper sheep, the thoroughbred horses and purebred Shorthorn cows and calves.
Shaundar Herding Training School will run sheep dog demonstrations and visitors can stay for a BBQ lunch and live music by country singer Pepper Jane.
Bookings essential via www.winsomevalleyproduce.com
Ayton Farm & Ramsden Farms Saucy & Spicy in the Scenic Rim – June 28
Tour Ayton Farm and see the ethical, holistic pastured egg and chicken production.
Get spicy with Dr Abdullah as you learn how beneficial herbs and spices can be for life and vitality. The Saucemen will show you how to make simple, healthy meals with sass.
Bookings via firstname.lastname@example.org
Scenic Rim Brewery Beef + Beer night – June 28
Beef and beer – does it get any better?
Try the local brews as you feast on local beef supplied by The Butcher Co.
Greenlane Coffee Crop to Cup Tour – June 27 & 29
Learn about (and taste) Tamborine Mountain’s locally grown and roasted coffee.
See all facets of this organic coffee production, from growing through to roasting.
Mt Barney Lodge Bush Tucker Tracker – June 25, 27, 29 & July 1
Kids, head into nature with Mt Barney’s expert outdoor leaders and discover and taste bush tucker where it grows wild.
Lunch with Caudan Street Kitchen – July 2
Join the team at Sarabah Estate for a Mauritian-inspired soiree, featuring local produce.
Try making traditional Roti and flatbreads in the outdoor kitchen and enjoy lunch in the olive grove.
Winter Harvest Festival – July 1
If you only make it to one event during Scenic Rim Eat Local Week make it this one!
Producers from across the region will be in one location at Aratula for this celebration of the local food, wine, beer and spirit.
Free rides for kids all day, cooking demonstrations, live music and plenty of fresh produce to take home. Graze your way through a feast of hot and cold food and meet friends at the bar stocked with local beers and wines.
Buy tickets online or at the gate. www.eatlocalweek.com.au