Six entrée events you don’t want to miss

The main program for Scenic Rim Eat Local Week runs from June 29 to July 7, but you don’t have to wait that long to sink your teeth into some local foodie goodness!

A program of six entrée events will be held from Saturday May 25.

1. Farm Tour and Long Lunch @ Tommerup’s Dairy, Saturday 25th May

Farmer Kay, dairy cows

Kay Tommerup, Tommerup’s Dairy Farm.

Picture spectacular views of open fields, breath-taking mountain scenery in the Lost World Valley and a stunning avenue of old Blue Gums and the scene is set for an amazing long lunch and farm tour in this special collaboration between Wild Canary Bistro and Tommerup’s Dairy Farm, all just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane hosted by fifth generation farmers Kay and Dave Tommerup and Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador Glen Barratt. A highlight of this lunch includes Tommerup’s ethically raised grass-fed veal and heritage breed free range pork, raised on creamy Jersey milk, fresh from the dairy – an exceptional immersive farm and food experience. BOOK NOW

2. Carrot Couture Launch, Saturday 15 June

Carrot Couture.

Kalfresh Vegetables & Jericho Road Clothing present, THE VEGETABLE EDIT and Fashions On IN the Field! Staged in the heart of Australia’s carrot capital, Eat Local Week and Kalfresh Vegetables present their latest – and boldest – carrot collaboration in Carrot Couture, an exclusive event where food meets fashion as Brisbane design house, Jericho Road Clothing unveil their all new vegetable range. Staged in the middle of a Kalbar carrot paddock, the fashion parade will be followed by drinks and food by Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador Kate Raymont, who will showcase amazing Scenic Rim ingredients, with a healthy dose of veggies. Naturally. BOOK NOW

3. Play With Your Food Returns, Sunday 16 June

Play with your Food.

After a hugely successful inaugural art and food workshop in 2018, Eat Local Week returns to the stunning Black Hall with a new workshop centred around local food hosted by artist Nikki Malone and Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador Caroline Jones of Three Girls Skipping. Paint, eat, sip, talk, repeat. BOOK NOW

4. Wild Canary Scenic Rim Producer’s Dinner, Friday 21 June

Wild Canary Scenic Rim Producers’ Dinner. Photo by Christine Sharp.

This five-course degustation dinner will be perfectly seasoned with stories direct from the region’s top producers at the famous Brisbane-based Wild Canary and is a dining event not to miss! Hosted by Executive Chef, and Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador Glen Barratt. BOOK NOW

5. Spicers Hidden Vale Roaming Degustation, Sunday 23 June

Roaming Degustation @ Spicers Hidden Vale.

Hosted by Ash Martin, Executive Chef of Homage Restaurant and Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador, this extraordinary food experience includes a tour to the smoke house, the market garden and the fermenting room with tastings at each stop, before finishing with a degustation lunch under the famous Spicers fig tree where the very best produce from the Scenic Rim will be cooked over a coal pit. BOOK NOW

6. Witches Falls at The Wolfe – a wine and food pairing Journey, Thursday 27 June

Witches Falls @ The Wolfe.

This Brisbane-based event will be hosted by Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador and celebrated Chef Josue Lopez at his Brisbane restaurant The Wolfe. The five-course dining adventure features local produce and takes inspiration from Witches Falls wines. Not to be missed. BOOK NOW

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