Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Paddock to Plate Discussion

West Tamar Rural Discussion Group
to plate

Informal information sharing on meat production with Guests:
Andrew Bailey - Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Oliver Stocker - Heritage Pork Breeder of "Langdale Farm"
Local Butcher Nigel from Nigel's Gourmet on Tamar Butchery

Monday, March 3rd 2013

7:30pm - 9pm

  • Animal care
  • Health and welfare of livestock
  • best cuts and storage of your homegrown meats
  • growing at home
  • moving on from home to market breeds

Monday, 28 January 2013

Harvest & Produce

February's Discussion Panel: 
Harvest & Produce

This month we welcome an all star cast of wonderful producers.

Our guests this month include:

passing on her extensive knowledge on herb harvesting and usage beyond the plate.
Tanya is a regular producer at the Ut Si Cafe Produce Market on Saturdays and
specialises in seasonal locally grown materials in her recipes.

Vicky Cowan of VIX KITCH is a renowned local preserve maker,
and will discuss the importance of fruit and vegetable selection in preserving.
VIX KITCH can be found amidst the plethora of local prodcuers at the
popular HARVEST MARKET in Launceston, also on Saturdays, showcasing
the wonderful diversity of locally made food stocks.

Graeme of THIRLSTAN GARDENS, another  HARVEST MARKET regular,
with a wonderful fresh herb & vege enterprise
also joins us and will bring you a perspective of the importance and value
of a true Farmers Market to a small Primary Producer.

Thirlstane Gardens fresh produce

Our discussion groups are highly informal and relaxed. 
Round table, a cuppa and a biccie !

Meeting is February 4th from 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Gold coin donation to cover hall hire
Exeter Showground Tea Rooms, Frankford Road, Exeter

Light supper, tea and coffee provided.
If you would like to bring a plate to share it is most appreciated.

Sunday, 14 October 2012


Jillianne Spencer the coordinator of the exhibition with some of the pieces.
What:  Exhibition by the basketmakers of Tasmania
When: Opens Sunday 14th October at 3 pm     Then daily 10 am – 5 pm till 4th November.
Where: Artisan Gallery, 32 Deviot Road, Robigana, West Tamar.
Free entry

On Sunday 28th October at  Artisan Gallery on the West Tamar there will be a gathering of basket makers from around Tasmania. The occasion is the opening of their exhibition  “Gather” which will be performed by Paul Jenkins, Executive Director for Tasmanian Regional Arts. 
There are both functional and sculptural baskets, wall hangings and a chair made from willow  in the exhibition. All are very individual works of art in there own right with that innate beauty that handcrafted work possesses.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

October Meeting with NRM North


We welcome Kate Thorn from Natural Resource Management North to this months meeting to talk with us on small farms and natural resource management.

Come along and chat about how to include NRM in your farm planning, options for workshops and training in farm management, weeds, soil issues and native vegetation conservation.

Meeting kicks off at 7:30pm on MOnday October 1st at Exeter Showground Tea Rooms.
Gold coin donation to cover hall hire.
Tea & Coffee available with nibbles.

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Thursday, 20 September 2012

Glengarry Community Events

On the 27th October Glengarry is having a community event outside the shop and fire station.
It is part of Artentwine festival in the West Tamar for the month of October. There will be a BBQ and community art project launch (including some participation). Come and meet your neighbours and please invite those you know who live round abouts.

Prior to the event there will be community mosaic sessions each Monday after school and Saturday mornings outside the shop.

If you have any ideas or contributions they are very welcome in the next few weeks to help create a great event for the community in Glengarry.

Irene Rofe 0402803388 or 63961163 and Carol Bracken 0423255776 or 63961141

Thursday, 13 September 2012

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