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These are the blog stories about Sunshine Coast and Surrounds food producers, growers, farmers, produce as well as restaurant reviews and recipes.  Please visit to read these stories and more.

Goats are such adorable creatures. I remember having a couple of goats while I was growing up. The barren Blanchet, who we were forever waiting on having to have a kid that she never had, and the mischievous Billy, who was given to me (as a 10 year old) by some ‘well meaning' neighbours who ultimately spent most of his life carrying a piece of 4×2 around his neck because it was the only way [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2015
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I have always had a secret yearning for my own personal market garden and the yearning has never been so great as when I visited The Falls Farm, located not far from Mapleton. Market gardens, by definition, are smaller scale operations that tend to be an amplified version of your backyard veggie patch. They are seasonal and filled with an abundance of vegetable varieties that any season may bring. The Falls Farm market garden is just that, [...]
Fri, Oct 30, 2015
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My recent visit to The Falls Farm saw me come home with a bunch of fabulous pom pom-like red creole onion flowers. I though they would be magnificent in a vase… and then I was told that you could actually eat them, so after a call out on Instagram, Cameron Matthews, from The Long Apron, suggested to make tempura onion flowers by coating them in tempura batter and deep frying them. Being a Saturday [...]
Fri, Oct 30, 2015
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The Sunshine Coast houses many secrets, and QCamel is one that I have only just discovered… with a little excitement, I might add. QCamel are farmers of camels for their milk – not something that you imagine happening on the Sunshine Coast. Based on the outskirts of Caloundra, the QCamel dairy is most certainly one of the more innovative industries on the Sunshine Coast. Lauren Brisbane is the driving force of QCamel, and you can see, it [...]
Fri, Oct 16, 2015
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For me mushrooms conjure up memories of mushroom hunts with my mother. My mother was quite the mushroom connoisseur… she knew how to identify all of the edible mushrooms. Growing up in a war-torn Germany, seeking out edible mushrooms was a matter survival in more sense than one. I now wish I had paid more attention – she could identify not just your common field mushrooms, but also Slippery Jacks, Chanterelles, Portobellos and others that I [...]
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
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