Hunter Valley Local Produce, Wollombi
There is a range of locally made produce available in the Wollombi Valley, from olive oil and lavender products, to handmade soaps and jams. A number of retailers throughout the Wollombi Valley stock locally made produce, including the Wollombi General Store, which is open 7 days a week. The General Store often have locally grown vegies for sale.
The Hunter Valley is home to around 150,000 olive trees, many of which grow in the catchment of the Wollombi Valley, running from Congewai and Laguna up through Wollombi, Paynes Crossing, via Broke, Fordwich and Bulga before reaching the Hunter River. These groves are the source of olives for both table olives and olive oil produced by Belarna Grove – hand made in the traditional methods, but using high text equipment where appropriate.
Products vary with the seasons and are available at selected outlets.
Contact DetailsP.O. Box 109 Broke NSW 2330 work Phone: 02 6579 1004work Mobile: 0419 244 785cell Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
My Father’s Table
Authentic, traditional Lebanese Food and Cooking Classes hosted by Rita Dixon.
My Father’s Table workshops are held in the Hunter Valley and Newcastle. Located just 4km’s south of the Hunter Valley’s stunning Wollombi area, these small hand’s-on cooking classes use only freshest local produce, with Rita partnering with her neighbouring micro producers.
Specialising in Middle Eastern food that celebrates traditional methods and recipes, Rita creates an authentic paddock to plate cooking class experience.
Contact DetailsContact: Rita Dixon 3444 Great North Road Laguna NSW 2325 work Mobile: 0406 757 280cell Email: email@example.comINTERNET
Great Northern Trading Post
General Store, Bar, Café and Live Music Venue.
The Great Northern Trading Post retains the laid-back atmosphere and rustic charm of 1870 when it all began as “Ye Olde Horse Wagon Trading Post”. Originally a watering hole for the bullock teams lugging development into the Hunter Valley,
Full range of Beer, Wine & Spirits. Home cooked meals for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week. Live Music and Dinner from 6.00pm on Friday Nights. Allpress Coffee and light snacks. ULP/Diesel, Swap & Go Gas.
Monday to Thursday – 7.00am to 8.00pm
Friday – 7.00am to Midnight
Saturday & Sunday – 8.00am to 10.00pm
Contact Details3718 Great North Road Laguna NSW 2325 postal Phone: 02 4998 8244work
Laguna Lavender is a family business near Wollombi in the NSW Hunter Valley. We grow lavender and offer a range of lavender based natural products. Our all-natural product range includes essential oil, culinary, teddy bears, pet products, beauty and body products plus home products using only the finest natural ingredients.
Available for purchase in Wollombi from: Wollombi Village Vineyard (full range), and a small range from Lavender Gate Farm, Joe’s Bazaar, Undercliff Winery, and Wollombi General Store, and also online.
Contact DetailsPhone: 0418 670 367work Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Wollombi General Store
The General Store is a must see in the village of Wollombi. It is the original store that was constructed before the end of the 19th century. It presently functions as a general store, stocking groceries, household goods, stationary, local fruit and vegetables, meats, confectionery, dairy items and gifts.
There is a selection of locally made honey, jams, oils and relishes. The latest addition to the store is a coffee shop serving coffee from Beancraft, various teas, Bondi Chai and hot chocolate. We are lucky enough to be one of only two coffee shops in Australia that have this blend of coffee. There is a supply of sweet treats to compliment the coffee and hot pies and sausage rolls are available.
We have opened the gallery in the shop which hosts a display of local art and craft which is available for purchase. The shop acts as a Australia Post Office agency and we are a gas supplier for the area. There is a small tourist information area and information about upcoming local events.
OPENING HOURS: Open Monday – Wednesday from 8am to 5.30pm, Thursday – Saturday from 8am to 6pm, and Sunday from 8am to 5pm.
Contact DetailsContact: Cath and Steve Patterson 2886 Wollombi Road Wollombi NSW 2325 postal Phone: 02 4998 3230work Email: email@example.comINTERNET
Australia Home Cheese Making
Fancy a fun relaxing day making cheese?
Drop in for a day with us and learn how to make the very popular Camembert style and Ricotta cheese. At the end of the day you will be able to take your own cheese home to follow the maturing process.
Have you been experimenting with cheese making and want to learn more about how the professionals make traditional Cheddar, Caerphilly, Blue Vein, Feta, Mozzarella and Bocconcini, Mascarpone, Brie, Chabichou, Swiss, Swiss Raclette and many more varieties using small vats of milk? Then come to one of our two days cheese workshop and be taught how to further develop your cheese making skills.
You will also take with you simple and clear instructions with practical tools and tricks to make future cheese making a fun and exciting experience and receive a certificate of achievement. Bookings are essential.
“Delight your family and friends with your artisan cheese making talent.”
Contact Details4675 Great North Road Laguna NSW 2325 work Phone: 1300 138 200work Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Maggie’s Farm Garlic
Maggie has been growing garlic in Laguna for over 15 years. It is all hand planted and harvested, and lovingly grown with only natural organically based fertilisers. It is available for sale from late November (depending on the weather), and is usually all sold by February – so you have to be quick! Other fresh produce, (eg broccoli, cauliflower) is also available during winter.
Opening Hours: Call anytime or enquire online.