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Cultivating Our Future

Innovating Farming and Food in Central Queensland The 2014 Central Queensland Festival of Innovation – Cultivating our Future being held on May 13th and 14th provides a great opportunity for businesses involved in Regional Produce.  The Festival of Innovation Program includes two days of presentations and discussions on important trends

Pineapples bring good fortune to growers

Pineapples bring good fortune to growers

Central Queensland pineapple farmers are busy picking as they prepare for the Chinese New Year. The pineapples are used for decorations during the celebrations and symbolise wealth and good fortune. Yeppoon pineapple grower Peter Sherriff says they only have about 3,000 more to pick for the festivities. “The packing houses

Rockhampton's Arcade Markets

Rockhampton’s Arcade Markets

Rockhampton’s Arcade Markets have everything from fresh seasonal produce to crafts and bric-a-brac. These markets are the place to be each week for all your needs and wants. Visit the Arcade Markets to stock your fridge and cupboards with fresh food, and to find that perfect gift for someone…or for

Yeppoon Community Market

The Yeppoon Community Market

The Yeppoon Community Market is held each Saturday morning at the Yeppoon Showgrounds. 6am-mid morning. Encouraging communities to buy locally from their farmers. Why? Because it helps keep a local business going, it reduces the energy used on transporting foodstuffs but I guess mainly it’s fresher and therefore better to

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