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Wanted: Inaugural Eat Local Scenic Rim Champions

Wanted: Inaugural Eat Local Scenic Rim Champions

Authentic local food champions will be able to harness a growing hunger for Scenic Rim food and drinks year-round through the new Eat Local Scenic Rim accreditation program. Applications are now open for businesses in the food and beverage, agriculture, hospitality...

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Impressive ambassador team joins Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

Impressive ambassador team joins Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week 2018 boasts an impressive list of regional food ambassadors. The team of ambassadors features 13 leading chefs and passionate foodies. The ambassadors are: Josue Lopez - Opal, Emporium Hotels Javier Codina - Moda Restaurant & Moda Events ...

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Meet the EAT LOCAL Authors

Meet the EAT LOCAL Authors

Meet the EAT LOCAL Book authors Christine Sharp and Brenda Fawdon at one of these delicious events, being held across the region before and during Eat Local Week. You can meet the authors, buy the book and taste the dishes at these events. Eat Local Food, Styling...

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Scenic stop for Tourism Australia boss

Scenic stop for Tourism Australia boss

Tourism Australia managing director John O’Sullivan flew into the Scenic Rim for a stunning overview of the delicious experiences on offer to tourists. The visit was instigated by Federal Member Scott Buchholz, in conjunction with the Scenic Rim Regional Council’s...

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Meet the Makers

Meet the Makers

The Scenic Rim is home to some fabulous farmers, producers, and chefs. These talented people are the backbone of Scenic Rim Eat Local Week, where you can visit the farms, taste the food and meet the makers. Four Scenic Rim foodie locals spoke with ABC Gold Coast's...

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Funding for interactive food & wine adventure platform

Funding for interactive food & wine adventure platform

Sourcing Scenic Rim produce, and taking a regional food adventure, will be easier than ever thanks to a new interactive platform showcasing the businesses producing, preparing and serving local products. The Scenic Rim Regional Council, and its signature food and wine...

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Ultimate chemistry class in a brewery!

Ultimate chemistry class in a brewery!

Here's a school science project you could definitely get excited about! Year 11 Boonah High School chemistry students have brewed an alcoholic ginger beer which will be launched during Scenic Rim Eat Local Week. The students worked with Mike Webster from Scenic Rim...

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Who grew your food? Growing appetite for real farm experiences

Who grew your food? Growing appetite for real farm experiences

City consumers have a growing hunger for authentic food and farming experiences. Farmers in the productive Scenic Rim, one-hour southwest of Brisbane, are seizing the opportunity to connect with their customers and turn them into ‘agvocates’. Scenic Rim Eat Local...

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Take a school holiday food & farming adventure

Take a school holiday food & farming adventure

Food tastes so much better when you know where it was grown. During the June-July school holidays take a real food and farming adventure in the Scenic Rim during Eat Local Week. Take a farm to fork journey at a carrot farm, see cows being milked by robots, or learn...

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