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Keep up to date with Farmgate Festival’s 2019 latest news!


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Discover the Tamar

August 10, 2020
If it’s your first visit to the Tamar Valley of northern Tasmania, there are treats in store for you. The Tamar is a wonderful destination in its own right. A scenic valley stretching from Launceston all the way up to the north coast, it boasts some of the most beautiful and productive landscapes in the island. Many small rural business call this valley home, producing everything from truffles to micro greens to wine – everything you see in the festival and so much more. Follow the ribbon of road up the West Tamar and you’ll find your way studded with…
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Farmgate Dinners

August 10, 2020
Where will the Farmgate Festival dinners be held this year? Have you been the lucky guest at one of our special festival dinners in previous years? Festival dinners feature the produce from our farms and from the region, showcasing what it is Farmgate celebrates – the sensational produce we’re lucky enough to grow, eat and enjoy here in Tasmania. We’re working hard at the moment to bring you a dinner that captures all that is special about the region, lights up your taste buds, and gives you an evening to remember. We think we’ve got the makings of a unique,…
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Farmgate Festival 2020

August 10, 2020
Farmgate Festival returns for a fourth year in 2020, connecting people with locally produced food. The festival will take place this year on 21st and 22nd November, when a handful of small farm and rural businesses in the West Tamar will open their gates to the public for the weekend. Visitors can visit the farms they’re interested in, for short guided tours hosted by the business owners themselves. The aim of the festival is to educate and inform people on how real food is produced. This year, thirteen businesses will take part. Some have been part of the festival since…
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Discover Tasmania

September 2, 2019
Are you planning your first trip to Tasmania or your tenth? There is something about Tasmania that gets under your skin, it could be the clear air, the beautiful scenery, the people you meet or the food and drink that you consume, its actually all of these things that make up the experience of a trip to Tasmania. But once you have been to Tassie once, you will just want to keep coming back... So where do you start to plan you trip? when is the best time to come? how long do you need? should you fly or drive?…
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Taste the Tamar Feast

September 1, 2019
An amazing gourmet dinner will celebrate Tasmanian food and showcase the Tamar Valley region during the 2019 Farmgate Festival. On Saturday 23rd November, guests will be welcomed warmly to Timbre Kitchen in Legana for a lavish dinner. Led by mercurial chef Matt Adams and supported by passionate staff, diners will experience the very best of Tasmanian produce. Produce for the dinner will be predominantly sourced from farms participating in the Farmgate festival for a truly intimate food experience. Wine lovers will be treated to an array of fine wine which may include vintage sparkling, pinot noir, rich earthy cabernet merlot,…
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