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Australian Estate Coffee
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At Australian Estate Coffee we take absolute pride in growing and roasting the highest quality coffees available in Australia.

By following our unique quality assurance growing, processing and roasting regimes, we are able to consistently reproduce ‘gold’. Since winning the accolade of Australia’s Champion Coffee at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show in 1999, we have continued our genuine commitment to excellence in agriculture and customer service.

Australian Estate Coffee is 100% Australian grown and owned coffee. With the natural ability to resist pests and diseases, our coffee is free from the pesticides, chemical fertilisers or fumigation sprays associated with imported coffees.

At Australian Estate Coffee you only talk directly with the growers and owners!

“Coffee is a living, breathing thing – one never knows all there is about coffee – it is an ever changing, ever growing product – as hygroscopic as the bean itself is, so is my enthusiasm for its vitality” Gordon Beattie, Grower and Founding Director of Australian Estate Coffee.

“I just like to drink the stuff…” Janet Beattie, Founding Director

“When you have a small business, you can never really leave your work at the ‘office’, so even when we went on family holidays, mum and dad [Gordon and Janet] were always stopping in at cafes for tastings and the like… I guess I was just born into it! I also have a passion for marketing, so being able to use my skills for the family business is a real joy. I am very lucky to be working with such a great team, with an award winning product!” Sarah Biersteker – Marketing Director

“I’ve grown up on the land and ever since meeting Gordon I have been intrigued by the Australian Coffee Industry. My ethos is supporting Australian farmers, and I truly believe that united, the Australian Coffee Industry can surpass any international competition, because we have such a high quality Australian grown product” Daniel Biersteker - Operations Director

The Beattie family has been growing coffee for over twenty years; first forming the New South Wales Coffee Growers Association in 1992, with Gordon instilled as inaugural Treasurer and then later on after intense lobbying being instrumental in forming the Australian Subtropical Coffee Growers Co-Operative.

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Bill & Jilliana's Nursery
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Don’t buy another plant before you check our quality and prices.

Bill Zikos has been a nurseryman for more than 30 years both in retail and a wholesale level. His experience and advice is second to none.

Whether choosing plants for a large-scale landscaping project, privacy in your back yard, garden makeovers or salty beach locations Bill has the right advice and plant for you. We grow all our plants in our nursery near Forster and our quality is high and prices are wholesale. Also we can offer to our clients advise on any kind of landscaping without extra cost.

Here are some examples of what we sell:

  • Standards in varied sizes, Buxus, Maraya, Gardenia, Lilly Pilly, Ficus, Azalea, Durantas, Camellia.etc.
  • Super advanced Buxus cones, spirals, domes, miniature Topiary.
  • Gymea Lilies
  • Cycads
  • Advanced hedging plants, Buxus, Murraya, Photinia, etc.
  • Spineless Yucca in various sizes.
  • Five varieties of Cordylines for indoors and outdoors.
  • Dracaena of various sizes and varieties.
  • Ponytail
  • Dipladenias
  • Roeo edging, and mondo grass.
  • Agave
  • Liriope underplanting
  • Bougainvillea
  • Miniature Flax
  • Lavender
  • Bromeliads
  • Nandina and many more.

You really need to come to the Markets and have a look. We are there every week. You wont be sorry that you came.

We are located at the Market entrance for easy pick –up. Large orders we deliver.

We offer Credit Card and facilities. 

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Fosterton Valley
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Fosterton Farm Bakery
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Fosterton Farm is situated in the beautiful Fosterton Valley, just out of Dungog on the Williams River.

The farm produces biodynamic/organic food which is grown and produced taking care of the land, the animals and the environment. We also have self-contained visitor accommodation.

At our stall you will find biodynamic sourdough bread, along with a range of sweet and savoury pastries. Fosterton Farm also mills a range of biodynamic/organic flour, biodynamic beef, lucerne and grass hay and we have chooks for eggs, grow vegetables and herbs and have some fruit and nut trees and beehives, produce which is used in the bakery.

Fosterton Farm Bakery was established in 2002 to service the Newcastle area and later moved to the farm at Fosterton where the bakery was custom built to suit our level of production.

The first priority has always been the quality of the product. We are continuously striving to improve the nutrition, taste and appearance of what we make with better ingredients, methods or equipment. Therefore, our expansion has always been slow and considered - quality maintained and built on, rather than the wasteful practice of flooding the market with bread.

We are blessed by the unique location for the bakery. Overlooking the river flats with good clean air and plenty of fresh clean rainwater, we believe this adds to the subtle taste or energy in our products.

We are conscious that we live in a world of misplaced and dwindling resources, so it is vital that we are responsible and ethical in our business practices. Living on a farm makes it easy to recycle our waste. Animals and chickens eat leftovers and scraps, water runs off into the orchard. We grow the vegetables, eggs and meat for our savoury pastries and are supplied with some biodynamic dairy products from a neighbour's cow.

The grain we prefer to purchase from Demeter Biodynamic Farm on the Breeza Plains 3 hours west of here. The quality of their grain grown sustainably on rich volcanic soils is first class. It is our conviction that by being a part of and supporting biodynamic/organic growers and suppliers we are contributing to a more ethical and equitable food supply chain for those who are interested in making a change.

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Garden Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
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Our farm is at Peats Ridge on the Central Coast, 20 minutes away from the Entrance. We both have lived on vegetable farms all our life helping our parents and now giving our kids the same chance.

The farm is on 37 acres we also live on the farm we are Freshcare Certified meaning we use less chemicals on our produce.

Our children Adam, Johnathon and Rachel are involved from growing , harvesting to selling the produce. We believe in having the children learning every thing about the farming life because it will always be there in the future for them.
The farm has eight glass houses where we can grow vegetables out of season.
We also grow our vegetables from our own seedlings. Outside we grow vegetables and also have 300 navel orange trees that grow without any chemicals treatments.
There are 5000 strawberries plants in the glass houses so when it rains the strawberries won't rot and still be tasty and sweet.

We started taking interest in selling at farmers markets because we wanted the customers to have fresh local produce that is only picked the day before.

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The Happy Hen farm is just outside Crescent Head and the 4000 free range hens have 290 acres.

Starting with 500 laying hens, the business has been built up as demand grew for the farm-laid eggs.

All the chickens are antibiotic and hormone-free and the chickens have access to paddocks of grass, dirt to dig in and plenty of protection from the elements.

The 'girls' have access to food and water when they want it.

The Happy Hen is a family run business and can be found in the Cattle Pavilion every Sunday.

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Hillview Protea Farm
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Nick and Judy Hilverda moved from Melbourne to the Manning Valley 14 years ago and started growing proteas, waratahs and pecans on their 240 acre property.

At first Hillview Proteas had 60 protea trees and 200 pecans but now there are more than 20 different varieties of proteas and more than 1000 proteas plants.

Nick and Judy can be found most Sundays at the Markets.

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Johnson's Farmgate

Owner-growers Cathie & Karl Johnson and a small dedicated team, manage Johnson's Farmgate, a boutique market garden and citrus orchard offering the freshest and best quality produce direct to you from the farm's gate.  If we can't grow it ourselves we source the finest we can find from other local and regional growers. 

Johnson's Farmgate is located on the banks of the Williams River at Glen William in the Dungog region of the Hunter Valley.

Cathie & Karl Johnson

Johnson's Farmgate

772 Glen William Road

 Glen William NSW 2321 

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Marrook Farm
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Marrook Farm is at the markets on the first and third Sundays of each month selling their hard cheese, fetta cheese and yoghurt products.

Farmers Heidi and David Marks have been using the traditional methods of Biodynamic farming for more than 20 years and have become concerned about deregulation of the diary industry, and the decline of food quality.

Four years ago, they started Marrook Farm, producing yoghurt, fetta cheese and quark.

“We don't homogenise because we believe it affects the milk, we do not add milk powder or solids, nor do we drain the whey off, so we are pretty old fashioned in that regard," David said.

"For instance, commercial yoghurt – makers add solids so there aren't any inconsistencies in the milk.  But last week we had a lot of rain so the cows got stressed and the milk was a bit runnier, so what if its runnier if it is still tastes great and the quality is there? That’s the sign of a true artisan”

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Medowie Macadamias
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Medowie Macadamias are one of the most southern commercial growing macadamia plantations in Australia. It is nestled in the Port Stephens Region, 30kms north of Newcastle heading towards Nelson Bay.

The plantation has been established since 1980 and the five varieties of macadamia trees are now in full production.

Today Medowie Macadamias is a family owned and operated business that aims to provide fresh, quality Macadamia Products at an affordable price.
This way everybody can enjoy the exquisite tasting nut.

Through experimentation Medowie Macadamias have developed a luscious range of their own Macadamia Products - which will certainly be sure to tantalize a variety of taste buds.

Macadamia Products

We have a great range of Macadamia products, they include

  • Chocolates and Biscuits Macadamias wrapped in a premium milk chocolate
  • Macadamias wrapped in a premium white chocolate
  • Gluten Free Macadamia Biscuit
  • Macadamia Brittle
  • Macadamia Chocolate Biscuit
  • Macadamia Ginger Brittle
  • Packaged Macadamias BBQ Macadamias
  • Chilli Macadamias
  • Crunchy Macadamias
  • Curry Macadamias
  • Garlic Macadamias
  • Honey Coated Macadamias
  • And more types...

Then there are the spreads and oils...

Macadamia Oil - Macadamia Oil is fantastic for cooking or as a delicate salad dressing. It is high in monounsaturates.

Macadamia nut spread - Macadamia Spread what a delight! This is a rich, creamy blend of 100% ground Macadamias.

Macadamia honey - Macadamia Honey is cold extracted from the bee hives used to cross pollinate the Macadamia Flowers. The layer of Macadamias on top of the honey adds character

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There is a small shop situated on the farm that allows the visitor the opportunity to purchase a variety of fine Macadamia Products or indulge in a home-made Macadamia Ice-cream, while relaxing and enjoying the tranquil atmosphere of the Macadamia Plantation.

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Off Mill Creek Rd
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Stroud
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Mill Creek Vineyard
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Mill Creek Vineyard nestles between Peppers Mountain and the clean waters of Mill Creek 10 kms north of Stroud in the Hunter Valley. The 5 acre vineyard sits on a perfect North facing hill on volcanic and loam soils. Here the days are warm and importantly the nights are cool. It has fully developed Shiraz and developing Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc vines producing a range of different wines.

Mill Creek Vineyard was begun in 1997 by myself (Helen Gillard) and my family Jon, Josephine and Ben Springthorpe.

Our first vintage was in 2002 and our wines have already won recognition by discerning wine lovers.

My philosophy is to grow grapes myself using meticulous canopy management and make wine as naturally as possible and only when the vintage is good using the magic of winemakers Rhys Eather (Hunter Valley) and John Cassegrain (Hastings Valley).

The gentlest and wisest hands in the land help mine pick the grapes, which are then trucked immediately to the winery where only the finest oak is subsequently used to ensure premium quality.

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Our Juice
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Nestled in the beautiful Ourimbah Valley on the NSW Central Coast, we grow Oranges Mandarines Lemons Lemonades and Limes.

The orchard was planted in the year 2000, so it is by any standard a young orchard. Our intention was to maintain the traditional use of the land and a link to the heritage of the area. Also to satisfy our need to produce something of value from our farm.

We employ organic farming practices, but the orchard is not certified. The costs makes this impractical for a small orchard.

All the work in the orchard is undertaken by family members including Bazza the farm dog.

Our approach has been to market the orchard output directly to the public. This improves the returns to us as the grower and the cost effective product to you as the consumer. We take pride in the freshness and quality of the product that we provide for you to take home to the family which is often picked on the day of purchase.

ABN 71 432 165 940

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Glen WIlliam Rd
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Over The Moon Milk
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Over the Moon Milk

The Over the Moon range of milk and other dairy products reflect the passion and commitment founders Cathie and Karl Johnson have to providing fresh produce to customers. The milk is pasteurised and bottled in the old-fashioned way, one small batch at a time, and is not mixed with milk from other dairies.

The milk can be traced to Ian and Sue Lindsay's dairy farm. Their herd of Jersey cows are grass fed on the lush pastures of the Hastings Valley (near Wauchope) – there, cows eat real grass. They make real milk like nature intended – rich, full-flavoured and creamy.

You will find Karl and his team selling full cream and reduced fat dairy milk at every market, along with other dairy products including flavoured milk, yogurt, cream, and many more.

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Oysters Direct produces Sydney Rock Oysters. Naturally organic, premium quality and single seed. 

Sydney Rock Oysters breed and grow naturally on the rocks and mangroves of the east of Australia and are renowned for their mouth-filling creamy flavours, gold colour and briny, full after taste that make them highly sought after both by oyster lovers and restaurants.

The Phillips family have been growing Sydney Rock Oysters in Port Stephens NSW, Australia for more than a century. Now into their fifth generation the tradition continues.

An abundant natural catch of Sydney Rock Oysters are nurtured daily over four years in the pristine waters of Port Stephens. The final harvest is distributed to discerning consumers of premium Sydney Rock Oysters throughout Australia.  We offer oysters in the Shell, bottled or opened.

We are now proud to be partnered with Arc-en-ciel Rainbow Trout offering a range of their delicious smoked trout and smoked trout pate.

You will find us each Sunday at the Farmers Market in the main Shed. 

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Red Belly Gourmet is situated at Copeland in the foothills of the Barrington Tops. Our farm based food business commenced in 2003. We are fully certified organic with the Organic Growers of Australia (OGA). We specialise in a range of condiments where the ingredients are grown, hand made, bottled and labelled all on farm by chef Craig Kingston and his wife Ann Smith.

You will find us at the Newcastle Farmers Market where you can buy our farm fresh certified organic vegetables, eggs and beef to take home You can also enjoy our tasty food which we cook to order at the markets from our farm produce. An example of our breakfast delights is: Red Belly organic beef sausages and eggs on sourdough with homemade tomato sauce.

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Terry Barton and his wife Kerry have a small certified organic farm called Tilligerry Organic Produce, which is located on the Tilligerry Peninsula, Lemon Tree Passage.
Previously Terry worked at a nursery and, after spraying roses with chemical spray; found himself severely ill, almost requiring hospitalisation. Following this experience, Terry began growing organically for himself in 1998; he also joined the seed savers network. After finding that Greenpatch were short of broccoli seeds one year, Terry made one of his first sales – 1kg of seeds. The seed was sown, that has grown into a labour of love.
Tilligerry Farm covers an area of about 6 acres which is all fully certified with the Organic Growers Association (OGA). Terry estimates that all of their growing is done on approximately 1.5 acres of plots – the rest of the land being used for the house, chook and duck areas, buffer zones, horse paddocks and a newly planted orchard. Recently you may have enjoyed Terry and Kerry’s superb lettuces, cabbages or herbs such as coriander and rocket. On a recent visit I was able to get a hint of what was to come; garlic (beautiful looking Giant Russian), carrots, shallots, tomatoes, zucchini, parsley, basil, potatoes, capsicums, both jap and butternut pumpkins, beans, cucumbers, rhubarb (by far largest I’ve seen), rockmelons and watermelon.
Special mention should be made of the watermelons, which have something a bit secretive, mystical and very special about them. Terry has made me promise not to reveal his secret, but they will be beautiful, original champagne watermelons. Terry and Kerry are very passionate and extremely dedicated to what they are doing. It’s a two person operation and their day can start anywhere between 3:30 and 4:30 am and finish between 9:00 and 10:00 pm. If they’re earning $5 an hour, they’re happy. Terry estimates that they spend 30 - 40 hours a week weeding – a job that on a conventional farm would take a fraction of the time with a squirt of Round-Up. That’s what Terry says it’s all about – time. To farm organically is very time consuming; building life in the soil and maintaining the biodiversity all takes time. Terry proudly shows me how sandy the soil was before they started farming there, and then what it is like now – dark, rich and full of life!
So why is organic food so expensive?
Terry believes that conventionally farmed food is too cheap; to farm conventionally means to cut costs wherever possible no matter what the consequences, in the long term. He doesn’t necessarily see this as the fault of the farmer – more a fault of the system they’re trying to survive within.
“After all,” he says, “the Minister for Primary Industries has been quoted as saying the only label that matters on food is the price.”
What does Terry see for the future of Organics? He is concerned about the industry not being able to maintain it’s principles as it grows, attracting the wrong sort of players that may not necessarily be faithful or committed to the original organic principles.

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500 Forrest Way
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Coopernook
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NSW
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2426
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Australia
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(02) 6556 3563
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0422 163 017
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Ken Ussher
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Ussher's Bananas Coopernook
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Our family has been farming since 1963 when our first cavinish bananas were planted. We now have 14 hectares of lady fingers and cavinish but also grow

  • oranges
  • mandarines
  • limes
  • lemonades
  • lemons
  • custard apples
  • passionfruit
  • kiwi fruit
  • plums
  • mangoes
  • potatoes through winter
  • cucumbers
  • tomatoes
  • spinach
  • rhubarb
  • persimmons
  • zuchinni
  • beans
  • cauliflower
  • cabbages
  • peas and spinach

 While the vegetables are seasonal our bananas are available all year round. You will find us at the Newcastle Farmers Market each week.

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1/12/2010 12:00:00 AM
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90 Hillsborough Rd
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Hillsborough
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NSW
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2320
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02 4930 6193
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Wollombi Produce and Trading Company
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Our small family business has been producing fine quality olive products for 10 years and we are passionate about our products.

The health benefits of olive oil are widely publicised and our products offer a variety of ways to include healthy olive oil and olive products into your lifestyle. Olive products are enjoyed worldwide and have been for millennia. Australians are becoming aware of the benefits of olive oil in their diet and increasing numbers are supporting our own Australian olive industry.

Although not native to Australia, olives thrive in our climate and fit in beautifully with our native bushland.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This delicious cold pressed oil is the climax of olive farming. No additives and no cholesterol make it a natural health food. This Single Estate oil is produced entirely on our family farm for your enjoyment.

Infused Oils

We strongly recommend these exciting infused oils. Drizzle over roasted vegetables, salads, pastas. Mix into your most sensuous risotto. Brush onto succulent lamb before cooking

Created using the finest ingredients, these infused oils will instantly enhance the flavour of your favourite foods.

Other Products

Pickled Olives
These superb olives are handpicked from our family olive grove in the beautiful Hunter Valley of New South Wales. They are prepared using a traditional organic recipe. Each jar contains 500ml of the 500 year history of people and olives.

Olive Oil Liquid Soap
This soap is gentle on your hands. It leaves your hands feeling soft and smooth. Contains distilled water, olive oil, coconut oil, borax, potassium hydroxide and lavender oil.

Olive Oil Makeup Removed
This stuff really works well. It leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth. Even tough, long lasting makeup comes off very easily. Try it, you'll never go back to more expensive brand name makeup removers when this works so well!

Olivital
Olivital is packed with antioxidants, useful for removing free radicals in the bloodstream. Antioxidants are said to aide in the prevention of heart disease as well as many other health benefits.

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