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This season you can get an arm full of peonies and the first of the pick-your-own strawberries from the Coal Valley. There's home-grown asparagus, free range eggs and new season potatoes as well. We're spoilt in spring! 

Enjoy! 

 
 

N O T E S

Open times and availability can be short and/or intermittent in spring, so be sure to check with the farms' social media for current information.

N E W   T H I S   S E A S O N

Artichokes

Coal River Red Produce

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Here you can find a spring favourite, Globe Artichokes, as well as honey, preserves and other seasonal veg throughout the summer months. Farm gate open Wed - Sat, 10am - 4pm, also at Coal Valley Farmer's Market.

ASPARAGUS

Tasmanian Kitchen Pantry

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Asparagus, such a spring favourite! Tasmanian Kitchen Pantry often delivers their abundance of asparagus to the community table at Richmond Village Market, and can be found at the Bream Creek Market .

Peonies

Richmond Cherries

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Who can resist an armful of peonies in late spring? It's a fleeting but abundant time for Richmond Cherries' peony side-project. Check out their social media for market dates to get yourself an armful. 
(Image supplied)

pink eye potatoes

33 Wellington St, Richmond.

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New season Pink Eye Potatoes can be found in a productive back yard in Richmond Village. Look for the sign at the front gate. They sometime have free range egg too!

Strawberries

Littlewood Berry Farm

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It's the beginning of pick-your-own strawberry season, a real favourite here! Be sure to check Littlewood's Facebook updates for open times, as they vary in spring while the season gets underway.

STRAWBERRIES

The Spud Shed, Fingerpost Road.

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Keep an eye out for the The Spud Shed sign on Fingerpost Road, it lists the produce currently available. At the moment it says 'Strawberries'. Hoorah!

A L S O   O P E N   T H I S   S E A S O N

Apples

808 Richmond Road, Dulcot

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Autumn's apple harvest is still available, along with a variety of other new seasons things as they are picked. Watch out for the ever-changing sign on the main road between Cambridge and Richmond.

Cheese

Coal River Farm

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Tim and Candice, the cheese makers at Coal River Farm make incredible hard and soft cheeses right there next to the cafe.  You can also find handmade chocolates at the cafe, and pick-your-own fruit during summer.

Cheese

Wicked Cheese Co.

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On the main road between Richmond from Cambridge you can find Wicked Cheese Co. You can have a tasting while looking into the cheese factory! They also have a cafe and a provedore full of local products.

FERMENTS

Southern Wild

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Ronald, Michele and Oliver make all kinds of fermented products made from local organically/spray free ingredients. Catch them at the Farm Gate Market and check out their subscribe box too. 

CUT FLOWERS

Forage Flowers, Acton.

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This adorable road-side stall is full of foraged and homegrown flower posies. Claire and Adele are busy as bees at this time of year, there's so much in flower. 
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Honey

Coolgardie Cottage

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The Long family are passionate bee advocates and educators, and harvest delicious honey. You can taste-test leatherwood, wildflower and clover honey at the farm gate.

Olives

Freshfield Grove

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Farmer Fi tends to a boutique olive grove just outside of Richmond Village. Fi makes table olives and presses oil at her farm, try her lemon oil if you get a chance, incredible. (She is also our seasonal recipe contributor!) 

OYSTERS

Barilla Bay Oysters Farm

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At the mouth of the Coal River in the tidal waters is Barilla Bay Oyster Farm. You can stop in to the cafe for your Tassie seafood fix, or grab some freshly shucked oysters in an insulated pack on your way to the airport, for a taste of Tasmania at home.

Fresh Veg

Richmond Market

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Every Saturday from 9am - 3pm you can get your fill of fresh veg... and don't forget to have a peek at the community table, there's often a load of home-grown veg from local gardeners up for grabs.

walnuts

Coaldale Walnuts

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As well as whole walnuts, Coaldale also offer walnut kernels that they have shelled onsite. They make tasty pickled walnuts, which are great with a cheese platter, they also make a great gift if you can bear to part with them! 

Please contact us if we've missed a Coal Valley farm gate or producer.

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