Follow the journey from paddock to plate during Eat Local Week, which run from Sunday June 24 to Sunday July 1, and will celebrate all aspects of the Scenic Rim food industry. The focus of Eat Local Week will be on local farms, food producers, restaurants and the organisations and people who play a part in making locally-grown food more accessible in the region.
The week features a number of events, tastings, produce tours and workshops, which are open to residents and visitors. Find out full details of all that is on offer at www.eatlocalweek.com.au Eat Local Week starts with the Zest Fest at Beechmont on Sunday June 24 and will climax with the FEAST Celebration Dinner at Aratula on Saturday June 30.
The FEAST Celebration Dinner will acknowledge the efforts, hard work and determination of the region’s farmers, particularly coming off a couple of very tough years.
Scenic Rim Mayor, Cr John Brent, says FEAST will be an event to remember, an event which provides a relaxed and enjoyable evening ‘off’ for the local community.
“It’s an evening for growers, producers and providers and will seek to recognise the work they do and the challenges they have had to overcome in recent times.” (more…)