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Fresh winter vegetables

What to find at the markets in July

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Winter vegetables are in full swing now and that means loads of veggies are in peak season this month. Time to get cooking good looking! Rather than give you a usual list of veggies this month (it would be looooong!) I thought I’d give you some highlights. Things that will…

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What’s on in July

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It might be mid-winter but that doesn’t mean hibernation in the Hinterland! Get out the popcorn! In the heart of the Hinterland, July is the perfect time to go to the movies. But not just any old movie… It’s time to go to the drive-in! Yes, Flicks in the Field…

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News from the paddocks and production rooms

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New plantings, new openings and new seasons. There’s plenty of new this month! I love chatting with the various producers and growers we work with. There’s always something going on in someone’s farm, shed, packing room or kitchen. I’ve decided I need to be more diligent about writing things down…

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Food storage tips from the experts

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Potatoes in the fridge? Butter on the bench? The five second rule?! Whether you call them urban myths or old wives tales, there’s some interesting approaches to how to best store some types of food. There’s probably too many idiosyncratic approaches out there to deal with, but we thought we…

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What Plastic Free July means for us

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Packaging is a real pinch-point for any business that involves deliveries, and doubly so if what you’re delivering is food! Throw in a worldwide pandemic and things get even more interesting. Yes, finding the sweet spot between protecting the quality and integrity of the produce, appropriate levels of hygiene, and…

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What’s on in June

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Is there anything happening in the neighbourhood this month? Absolutely, just perhaps not the way it usually would! But there’s still fun and beauty and community to be found if you’ve had enough of isolation! Lismore’s fantastic annual Lantern Parade is still on, albeit in a very different form. This…

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What’s with all the different pods?

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Meal pods? Grazing pods? Produce pods? What gives?! When Table Under a Tree first came into being, our Meal Pods were the idea we built the business on. Connecting people visiting our Northern Rivers with great local ingredients to cook up a feast from small-scale local farmers, producers and growers.…

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What to find at the markets in June

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The chill is in the air and winter has arrived. The great thing is that it means there’s a load of new season veggies starting to hit peak supply and that is very, very exciting! Winter cooking is fun. Hearty, warming and soul-affirming. With the abundance of amazing fruit and…

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Awards, harvests, closures and more

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It’s been quite the busy period of time for the network of local farmers, growers and producers we’re connected with, and we thought it was well worth sharing some of their news with you. Leading the charge was Jonas from Fair Game Wild Venison, who took out an award worthy…

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Let’s get seas-on-nal, seas-on-nal

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Don your leotard, pouff up your hair and let’s get seas-on-nal, seas-on-nal… Have you got the tune of Olivia Newton-John’s Physical running through your mind? Livvie’s got nothing on me! Alright, now that I’ve had my fun, let me just tell you that we’re excited to let you know that…

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