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Farm Gate Trail at Paradise Fresh farm with owner, Brendan (left) and celebrity chef Hayden Quinn

The Tamworth region is quickly emerging as an essential destination for the culinary inspired. The region offers a wide variety of fresh, local foods – all produced within a short drive of the CBD.

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2017 Taste Tamworth Festival Farm Gate Trail:

1. Paradise Fresh
Brendon and Vicki North
317 Burgmanns Lane, Tamworth
0429 655 650
See the largest grower of hydroponic fancy lettuce, Asian vegetables and herbs in inland NSW. Servicing the Central West, New England North West and North Coast areas, the farm operates with maximum water efficiencies, using a recirculating water system. Plants are harvested daily and planted weekly.From Sydney Rd, turn right at the Cattleman’s Steakhouse and the farm is 1km on the right hand side.
Free guided tour on Saturday 29th from 10.00am – 1.00pm


2. Arc-En-Ciel Trout Farm & Nundle Smokehouse
Russell Sydenham
Malonga Morrisons Gap Rd, Hanging Rock
6769 3665 &
Special ‘Taste’ tasting plate during the festival. 
Please call ahead to confirm numbers of your group.
Open: Friday 28th April, Sunday 30th April, Monday 1st May, Friday 5th May and Sunday 7th May from 10am–4pm 

3. New England Cheese
Lia and John Christenesen
7721 Thunderbolts Way, Nowendoc
0412 605 876
Multi-award winning cheese makers of goat and cow milk. Product range includes luscious double cream, Persian fetta, cream cheese, haloumi, yogurt and milk. 
Cash only, no EFTPOS.
Bring an esky.
Open:  Friday 28th April, Saturday 29th April, Sunday 30th April, Monday 1st May, Friday 5th May , Saturday 6th May, Sunday 7th May and any other time by appointment

4. Dobson’s Distillery/Eastview Estate
Stephen and Lyn Dobson
298 Kentucky Rd, Kentucky
6778 7473
0412 068 243
We are open for tastings from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am to 3.30pm 
Open: For lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon.

5. New England Brewing Company/Aurelia’s Farm
Ben Rylands
The Old Woolstore, 19 Bridge St, Uralla
6778 4781
All beers are brewed with base malts grown in the New England and North West region. 
Brewery bar open for tastings and takeaway sales.
A range of nougat, caramels, peanut brittle and more sweets from Aurelia’s Farm will also be available.
Open: Thursday to Saturday 11am – 6pm. Pizza kitchen open 12.00pm – 3.30pm. 

6. Merilba Estate Wines 
Kingstown Road, Uralla 
(02) 6778 9145 
Open: For lunch and/or wine tasting on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th April, Saturday 6th May and Sunday 7th May. 
Bookings are essential for lunch reservations. 
Other dates by appointment for wine tasting (no lunch available)

7. Sunhill Dairy Goats

Corinne Annetts and Richard Downes
645 The Gap Rd, Uralla
6778 4505
Tours daily at 10.30am and 1pm (45 minutes – 1 hour)
$10 per adult, children free including cheese tasting and hands on with the goats. 
Please ring prior to tour for confirmation. 
Farm shop open 10am – 4pm with goat cheese, goat milk soaps and goat milk skin care available for purchase.
Types of cheese available: Chevrotin, Camembert, traditional and marinated Feta, Chevre and Rolled Ash.
Bring an esky.
Types of skin care available: Soaps, moisturises, eye cream, scrub, cleansers, bub rub and hydrating cream.
EFTPOS available.
Open: Daily from 10am – 4pm.

8. Greenhill Orchards
Warren and Bronwyn Yeomans
670 Hawthorne Drive, Arding
6775 3177
Farm fresh apples and pears available for purchase
See a replica of the world’s biggest pear grown on the farm.
Cash only.
Open: Monday to Satruday from 8.30pm – 5pm. Closed Sundays. 


9. Hunter Belle Cheese
Geoff Chesworth
75 Aberdeen St, Muswellbrook
6541 5066
Watch cheese makers at work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 11.30am and 2pm
Call ahead to check first.
Cafe open 7 days for light refreshments and lunch.
Open: 7 days, 9am – 4pm

10. Bacco’s Bakery
13 Mayne Street, Murrurundi 
(02) 6546 6822  
Meet the friendly bakers. Sample and purchase their savoury and sweet range of artisan bread and biscuits using the highest quality ingredients.   
Open: Monday – Friday from 7am until 3pm.

11. The Conscious Farmer
'Colorado', 342 Blomfield's Rd, Caroona
0417 894 474
Experience the home of The Conscious Farmer Grassfed Beef, located on the beautiful Liverpool Plains. Enjoy home cooked morning or afternoon teas and paddock visits with the farmers as you discover what’s involved in grassfed beef production. Learn the health benefits of grassfed beef, meet the cows, learn about regenerating the land & have fun!
Children are welcome.
Make your way to Caroona (55mins via the Gap Road from Tamworth & 40mins from Gunnedah). Once you drive past Caroona shop at the top of the hill turn left onto the 4D road (suitable for cars), drive for 3.5km, turn left onto Blomfield’s Road, drive another 1.5km and take ramp to your right at the brick house onto ‘Colorado’, drive a further 2km to the house on the right.
Please call to book your time – 10am or 2pm on Sunday 7th.



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