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Galston Strawberries at 359

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Open: September: Weekends Only 8am - 5pm.
October - April 7 Days 8am - 5pm.

This is NOT a pick your own Farm

An array of quality produce grown locally in Galston on the Barba family property. Strawberries, Peaches, (White and Yellow) Nectarines, Sugar ripe tomatoes, Rhubarb and plenty of vegies of various kinds (corn zucchinis, eggplant, capsicum, cucumbers and green beans).

Definitely makes the taste buds tingle.


Harvest Hampers

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Trading as Hawkesbury Harvest Hampers. Call at any time.

Who is Harvest Hampers?

Harvest Hampers, trading as Hawkesbury Harvest Hampers delivers in season fresh fruit and vegetables to your door.

We value add by adding other local produce (Jams, Chutneys, Native Foods) to your order.

How do we do it

We collaborate with local farmers to make list of fresh produce that is published in the shop section of our website and on Facebook.

Let us know you' are happy with your produce.

Choose one of our standard hampers and add extra items to your cart or make up your own hamper from the produce in our online shop and checkout.

When

Delivery is made every second Wednesday.

You can pay during checkout or you can pay cash on delivery.


Our Mission:

“To provide an alternative system of food that encourages integrated, intelligent and sustainable methods of production and provides it to people in a timely and efficient manner.”


Belief:

“By buying local, we are giving incentives for farmers to keep on farming, for seeds to be kept, for food to stay in our hands; we are one step forward to our food sovereignty.”



Martins Orchard

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Fruit is available seasonally from early November until early February from 9am-5pm daily except Saturdays (unless sold out).

Do you remember when fruit had real flavour?

Martin’s Orchard have been refining the art of producing the finest quality peaches, plums and nectarines for over 40 years.

The 15 acre orchard has been planted with the best selection of heritage and modern super sweet stone fruit (non GMO).

The 27 different varieties are sun ripened on the tree to maximise flavour and the fruit is then available directly to the public at the farm roadside stall.

Situated midway between Nowra and Ulludulla, 7km south of Wandandian on the Princes Hwy, South Coast, NSW.

Martin’s Orchard have been refining the art of producing the finest quality peaches, plums and nectarines for over 40 years.


Pine Crest Orchard

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Open Friday to Sunday 9-5. Click through to our website for more information.

The first apples start in mid January.


Apples: Jan (26th) to May 12th
Peaches / Plums Dec 26th to Feb
Nashi and European Pears from Feb.
Persimmon and Qunices

We also sell homemade Jams including Apricot, nectarine and traditional Plum Jam. The Shed also stocks local honey and nuts (when in season).
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John has put together a story on when which apple will be in season. Download it if you wish.


Bilpin Springs Orchard

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Saturdays and Sundays until Queens Birthday providing there is fruit to pick! Please ring 02 4567 1294 for recorded details or, better still, check our our website first!

Bilpin Springs Orchard traditionally sent stonefruit and apples to Flemington Markets. The transition to a purely “Pick Your Own” orchard began 1990 by replanting 12 acres with many blocks of just 100 trees, enabling us to offer you a wide variety of deciduous fruits from late January to June.

These include apples, pears, nashi and quinces; persimmon, figs and citrus; and more recently, blueberries.

For updated information on courses, or to find out when you can pick fruit, visit our website www.bilpinspringsorchard.com.au or ring the information line 02 4567 1294 before visiting.



Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers and Fine Food Market: Castle Hill

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Starts at 8am and finishes 12 noon.

Runs the Second Saturday and Fourth Saturday of Every Month, except January. Apologies for March 2014, 4th Saturday, we cannot hold the Market due to the Castle Hill Show.

This is a seasonal market and the produce advertised will only be available in season.

The Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers and Fine Food Markets are just what the doctor ordered. An abundance of fresh produce to tempt the taste buds of most hunters and gathers.

Let's begin our journey by succumbing to the tantalizing aroma of freshly ground coffee beans brewing away in the crispy early morning air of the Show grounds. As you sip your coffee you will drawn by the perfumes of the many freshly cut blooms as the flower stalls arrange a vast array of colours and species to suit all occasions.

As you do the rounds it's hard not to be drawn to the amazing variety of fresh herbs and spices available. The crispy baby rockets, extra virgin olive oils, sun dried tomatoes and Darling Mills amazing array of olives and fresh basil.

Willowbrae cheesemaker Karen Borg uses a traditional French farmhouse method to produce a variety of goats cheese sold at the markets by her husband David.

Crunchy sourdough breads, traditional pasta's even the staple family meals like bangers and mash can be accommodated.

The fantastic array of gourmet European sausages and the variety of old fashioned Irish spuds will turn a staple Aussie meal into a Chef's delight !

Enjoy browsing through the stalls of fresh fruit and veges, freshly picked berries, crunchy greens, vine ripened tomatoes, stone fruit and our famous Bilpin apples - even an apple pie or two !

Whilst doing that final once around stopping to pick up some exotic Australian Native Foods, yum, Wild Hibiscus flowers in syrup, Desert Quandong jam or some Lemon Myrtle and Native Pepper berry seasoning a must for any good foodies pantry.

Our markets promote the importance of fresh seasonal produce, sustainable local agriculture, showcasing small business and introduce our many visitors to the wonders of our Region. The Hawkesbury.


Canoelands Orchard

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We are open 9am - 5pm , 7 days per week.

Here at Canoelands orchard we are aiming to give the public the opportunity to buy direct from the farmer.

We Harvest tomatoes March April May June.

We Harvest passion fruit May June July and possibly January February

Stone fruit PYO is all of November, December and early January so we will remain open 7 days during all harvests.

We have, honey, jam and chutney all year round and we offer school excursions and tours all year on bee keeping, farm practices and sustainable farming.

Our main produce is nectarines but we also grow plums and peaches.

We will be offering pick your own nectarines,plums, peaches, tomatoes, passionfruit

We will let you know as each type of Fruit comes into season, so keep in touch. We will have plums in our stall around the 20th of November. They are yellow flesh candy plums and our Lewis blood plums come in over Christmas/new year

We will also offer farm tours so you can see how it all happens.

We want you to come and experience the aroma of the fruit and enjoy the background of where it comes from.

We have a stall on the property where we sell our fresh produce and our own honey and jewellery. We have coffee, snacks, icecreams and drinks also available. Come and relax, bring a picnic along if you like.

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The Green Box Regional Food Cooperative

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Order your groceries online at www.greenbox.org.au between Friday and Monday each week and pick up your order at the warehouse in Gerringong on the following Thursday or have your order delivered.

Green Box is a community-owned and operated Co-op, based in Gerringong, which distributes local fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy products, eggs, meat, breads and a wide range of locally made products to the local community.
Green Box is committed to supporting local farmers and producers from the South Coast and Southern Highlands, and encouraging the use of sustainable farming practices, by providing them a local market.
All fresh produce is sourced within a 160km (100 mile) radius. To cater for community demand certain bulk dry goods have been sourced from further afield (from ethical, sustainable & organic) bulk suppliers. Green Box is committed to sourcing the most sustainable products available, from as close as possible.


TOP Forty Orchard

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Top 40 Orchard. This is NOT a Pick Your Own Farm

This most beautiful orchard is one of the highest in the Oakdale region of NSW.

The property is 40 acres in total with 25 acres under orchard.

Lyn and her family specialise in seasonal fruit, flowers and Christmas Trees.

Kicking off with Christmas trees in mid November and then Peaches, Plums and Nectarines starting in mid December and then in February the Apples kick in.

The orchard produces 5 varieties of ‘Tree Ripened’ Red Delicious Apples and the sweetest Granny Smiths Apples.

Tree ripened apples are the freshest when the seeds are brown and if you leave the apple on a plate the flesh stays white.

Their Pumpkin patch produces pumpkins for two, the Golden Nugget and Sweet pumpkin are just right for you and a friend.

On the Orchard they also have 2 forty years old pear trees that compliment their produce.

From October you will find Lyn turning out her 120 varieties of Bearded Iris’s. This most beautiful Iris will light up any room.

Drop in and say hello or get your fresh fruit from the roadside stall.


Nashdale Fruit

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Fresh Orchard Seasonal Produce Stone Fruit, Apples, Pears, Cherries, Gourmet Potatoes, Gourmet and unusual vegies and Apple Juice.