Alluvial soil and temperate conditions mean the Scenic Rim is perfect for food production. Go beyond the shop shelf and see where your food comes from and meet the men and women who grow it.
Schedule stops at these producer markets and farm gate stalls.
The Green Shed Markets at the Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds are on every Sunday. Local growers bring their fresh-picked produce to the shed to sell.While you’re on Tamborine Mountain look out for the roadside stalls selling rhubarb, avocados, fresh flowers and many other mountain-grown goodies. The Vintage Pickle sells a wide selection of local Scenic Rim products, including olives, oil, cheese and take-home meals.
In Canungra drop into the Visitor Information Centre to stock up on Green Lee Macadamias and honey, as well as local relishes and jams. Dale’s Red Tractor stall, just outside Canungra, sells organic in-season produce. Ayton Farm at Rathdowney is open to the public on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, selling their pasture-raised chicken and eggs.
Nearby you’ll also find Rathlogan Olives, where you can stock up on olives, olive oil, dukkah and enjoy a meal at The Shed Café and gift shop. Top Tip: Many farm gate stalls operate on an honesty system so make sure you have some change available.
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Pick up some local produce at Green Shed Markets
Look out for amazing roadside stalls
Stock up on olives, oil, cheese and take-home meals at The Vintage Pickle