The eighth annual Tasmanian Garlic and Tomato Festival at Selbourne in the heart of northern Tasmania near Hagley aimed to teach about growing and picking the correct produce for the right dish.
More than 337kg of high-quality wet hops were picked from 300 plants on a hectare hop field block at the Van Dieman Brewing family farm near Evandale.
The third Australian Industrial Hemp Conference in Launceston this week heard a call for the Federal Government to pull away restrictions that are holding back the emerging industrial hemp industry and take it to the billion-dollar level.
Tasmanian seed producer Seed Freaks has relocated from the Huon Valley to the South Arm Peninsula, with new owners Florian Bonenfant and Kate Tier carrying on the mission to grow 100 per cent of their seeds on-site.
The world’s longest-running pinot festival, Pinot Palooza, will specifically feature Tasmanian wine, cider, spirits and cheese from more than 20 Tasmanian producers.
One of Tasmania’s largest irrigation projects, the $290 million Tamar Irrigation Scheme, which will incorporate 240km of pipeline and five pump stations, has taken a step forward with the launch of the Preferred Option Design.
Tasmania’s wineries and vineyards are abuzz with activity as the first grapes, destined for sparkling wine, are gradually being harvested from vineyards.
Red Cow Organics, which makes artisan cheese, gets its name from the breed of cows on the family dairy farm at Oldina, near Wynyard in the North-West.
Tasmania for the past six years has grown the majority of Australia’s industrial hemp crop and Launceston will host the national conference later this month.
An extensive network of camera traps has been installed across Tasmania to monitor feral and threatened wildlife.