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The best events, food & drink, history, and news from around regional Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, ACT, and Northern Territory.

Local Knowledge

The best events, food & drink, history, and news from around regional Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, ACT, and Northern Territory.

A view of the olive grove at the award winning Grampians Olive Co.
Grampians Olive Co. Clinches Triple Gold Victory at 2023 Australian Olive Awards
In a triumphant sweep, Grampians Olive Co., the foremost olive producer in the Grampians region, has secured two Gold medals and the prestigious Champion Best in Class title at the recent 2023 Australian International Olive Awards. The recognition underscores the company's commitment to quality and sustainable farming practices. The spotlight shines on Grampians Olive Co.'s…
A group of alpacas on an alpaca farm near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia
The Best Alpaca Farms Near Melbourne
When the hustle and bustle of Melbourne city life gets overwhelming, a visit to one of the picturesque alpaca farms nearby can be the perfect escape. These gentle creatures offer a unique and memorable experience that's sure to delight tourists, especially those aged 25-45. Also Read: What's the Difference Between Llamas and Alpacas? Here, we'll…
What Is Community Supported Agriculture?
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a distinctive food distribution system that offers an exciting opportunity for consumers to directly support local farmers while gaining access to fresh, locally sourced produce. This article will delve into the world of CSAs and explore the benefits and considerations surrounding this sustainable, community-centric approach to food. Community Supported Agriculture…
Players go up for a ball up in the Country Club Game for Footy's Favourite Farmer.
The Hunt Is on For Footy’s Favourite Farmer
The search is on for Footy’s Favourite Farmer in Victoria, with the Labor Government and WorkSafe launching a competition that aims to celebrate the unique role of sports in farming communities while promoting workplace safety on farms. According to reports, three agricultural workers have already lost their lives in 2023, while in 2022, 568 people…
A tray of celtuce on a market stand.
Unleash the Power of Celtuce
Celtuce is a unique vegetable that is gaining popularity in the culinary world due to its versatility and nutritious properties. Also known as stem lettuce or asparagus lettuce, celtuce is a type of lettuce that is grown for its stem rather than its leaves. The stem is crunchy and has a mild flavour, making it…
What Is Cow Tipping?
Cow Tipping is a supposed prank or dare in which a person or group of people sneak up on a sleeping cow and push it over. The idea is that the cow will be caught off guard and will fall over, unable to get back up. This practice is often depicted in popular culture, such…
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