Category Archives: Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

Everything you need to know about the Winter Harvest Festival

It’s the highlight of the Scenic Rim’s Eat Local Week season.   The Winter Harvest festival is the finale of a powerful week of collaboration and celebration of Australian local farming produce and Brisbane’s world heritage listed backyard!

More than 70 market stalls selling everything from local vegetables to eggs, cheese, olives, relishes, jams, honey, camel milk products, carrot ice-cream, beer and wine will feature at the Aratula Community Sports Complex along with celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, food-themed Fashions on the Field, live music, loads of kids rides and adventures (Hay Maze, Kalfresh Carrot Central, face painting and free kids corner activities) and of course, the world famous  Kalbar and District Bendigo Community Bank Tractor Pulling competition!!

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Carrot or Pumpkin Beer anyone?

Another highlight at this year’s Eat Local Week and its signature for venturing new and unexpected ground, the flavour makers and local growers behind Scenic Rim Eat Local Week will showcase two new beers in celebration of the 2019 season beginning tomorrow!    

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World’s first camel cheddar and camel whey vodka to be unveiled

Summer Land Camels is the home of wild camels from Central Australia providing riding tours on their farm and a range of substitute luxury end dairy products.   The popularity of camel milk continues to catch on due to the higher fat and protein content compared to yields from the cow.  CEO (pictured), Jeff Flood partnered with Michael Reeves from Pure Artisan Cheese  in a year long process of research and development to produce the world’s first camel cheddar.

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