After decades of eating refined foods, communities in Australia care more about where their food comes from, and it’s opening up huge possibilities for small artisan producers to bring their fare to your table. Artisan food in Australia made by creative food artisans has an allure that is irresistable, and seeing the change in attitudes to food, farming and sustainability in Australia will give you a true appreciation of the journey food takes to reach your plate, a sincere respect for Australia artisan food makers and an understanding that a sustainable food system does not, and cannot, exist in a mass production food factory located half way around the planet.
At Abilene Grove harvest when the olives peak; they are processed immediately producing a fresh fruity oil with intense flavour. The subtle bitterness and peppery taste will leave a lingering sensation you won't forget. Their award winning cold extracted Artisan Oil is produced on a small grove situated at Borenore in the rolling foothills of Mount Canobolas near Orange in NSW. The worldwide search for the perfect bottle led Ablilene Grove to harvest olives at their peak. The olives are then processed immediately producing a fresh fruity oil with intense flavour.
Located in Cleveland, Queensland, the Alchemy Cordial Company is a family run business that sells a range of delicious artisan cordials, syrups and drink mixes. They are obsessed with flavour and their hero product is a smooth, natural chai elixir that is full of organic tea and natural spices to provide energy and clarity.
Angel Oysters has developed rapidly from a traditional oyster-growing business into an organically certified premium producer located in the pristine waters of Smoky Bay. After considering all options, their focus became producing top-quality artisan seafood without compromise and servicing their customers beyond expectation. The satisfaction from growing premium oysters from their ‘oyster heaven’ comes second only to their passion for the environment and the bay itself.
Tim and Deri-Anne of Angelica Organic Farm welcome you to experience their small-scale, diversified family farm near Daylesford, on the fertile volcanic soils of Central Victoria. Where the mantra from farm to fork reigns true! A diverse, organic farm smallholding in the heart of Central Victoria's foodie provinces (10 mins from Daylesford). Angelica Organic Farm is an expression of our passion for high quality, seasonal foods, naturally grown, largely by hand, with love and bursting with flavour. A major focus for these Artisan Fruit & Veggie makers is heritage varieties, where people can connect with where their food comes from, how to prepare it, how it is grown. Oh! And the producers growing it! Angelica's mission is to inspire and inform you about biologically grown, (very) seasonal produce, enjoyment of real food, sustainable food production.
The best chilli jam, chilli sauces, plum sauces, kasundi, lime and chilli salsa's, piri piri's and balsamic vinegars in the Southern Hemisphere! Handmade by Tony himself in Goulburn, NSW. A fabulous and amazing tasting range of artisan, gourmet Chilli Sauces. All the favourites and a few new condiments and sauces including: Habanero, Picante, Piri Piri, Chipotle, Chilli Jam, Kasundi and Caramelised Balsamic Vinegar. The man behind these discerning sauces and dressings is Tony himself. Naturally, homemade containing no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives - Tony's range of sauces and condiments is extensive and guaranteed to be a palate teaser
Apthorpe Farm are a small gourmet food store that sell local and regional produce. They are located in Hampton, Queensland and their products include fresh fruit and vegetables and a mix of savoury and sweet items. Apthorpe Farm are a small Avocado & Rhubarb farm nestled in the Darling Downs at picturesque Hampton, only 30km North of Toowoomba. Hugh & Leonie, together with their children run the the artisan produce farm growing fresh, organic artisan fruits & vegies throughout the seasons. From creamy Avocados & Ruby Red Rhubarbs, the farm is known for its small crops and delish home made relish! You can find their beautiful range of produce and other taste bud tingling varieties available at their marketplace.