Table Under a Tree

Byron Bay gourmet food experiences

A tasty March coming up

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Options abound for foodies in March, with events left, right and centre of the Northern Rivers! Spice fiends will need to put Saturday, 7 March in their diaries for the Chinderah Chilli Festival. Chilli eating competitions; an array of sauce, rub, jam and jerky stalls; food trucks; live music; kid’s…

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On being a small-scale producer

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There is a symbiotic relationship between farmer’s markets and the community. It’s a relationship that allows us all to access and enjoy real food, from real people at real places. A small local market held on Saturday mornings, the weekly Kingscliff Farmer’s Market used to be held at the TAFE…

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Birthday cake for fellow March babies!

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Are you celebrating your birthday in March? I hope you are, that way we can share some cake at this month’s Bangalow Market. I’ve done some quirky things on my birthday over the years (most strangely doing an Ironman triathlon on a milestone birthday), but doing a pop-up foodie stall…

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Stock your kitchen with the Northern Rivers’ best

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Are you coming on holidays to visit the supermarket? A sojourn in the beautiful Northern Rivers featuring a wonky trolley and plastic-wrapped vegetables? No, I didn’t think so! At Table we love food – and the stories behind it – but we know time is precious when you’re on holidays,…

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The people you meet on a Byron Beach

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They say you should never meet your heroes. I say bollocks to that! I’m a fan of podcasts. Actually, I’m a fan of just a handful of podcasts that I listen to religiously, usually while running or riding. There’s one that was my gateway into the world of podcasting: the…

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Harvest Festival 2020

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We do food well around here (not that I’m biased!) and one of the best ways to experience that Northern Rivers Food 2020 Harvest Festival. And it is only three months away, so time to start planning. The Festival showcases the region’s amazing growers, producers, chefs and restaurants with events…

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Pop into a pop-up

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One of the fascinating things about this region is a that we love a good pop-up. Think events, food, fashion and more. If someone wants to give something a go, chances are they’ll find a willing audience to test their products on. And while bricks and mortar may be the ambition…

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Burgers, BBQ and more

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Exploring cafes and restaurants is one of life’s great adventures (and privileges). It’s something I love to do when travelling and when at home, and I like to share where I’ve been and where I’m going to help you contemplate great options when visiting Byron Bay and the Hinterland. We…

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What to buy at the markets in February

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What to look out for at the farmer’s markets in February Mangoes, mangoes and mangoes. Buy lots of mangoes here in the Northern Rivers and marvel in what has been a cracking good season it has been for them. Our tree is loaded and we’ve been blitzing, face planting and…

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I failed but I’m not bitter

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I love the capacity of social media to connect like-minded people. Since we started Table Under a Tree, sharing our journey on Facebook and Instagram (seriously, follow us if you haven’t already!) has been a fascinating process. I have tried to be true to myself and strike a balance of…

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