Scenic Rim Eat Local Week 2019 will be occurring from June 29 to July 7 with extraordinary flavours and an array of must-attend programs. Featuring more than 90 events from Canungra to The Lost World, Beaudesert to Boonah, Tamborine Mountain to Kalbar, Scenic Rim Eat Local Week is the ultimate backstage pass to the farms, wineries and food stories of the region.

The famed event presents the opportunity to meet the people behind the produce and the flavours, in a celebration that features festivals, farm-gate events and culinary experiences for foodies of all ages. The Scenic Rim is home to thousands of farmers and food creators and is just one hours drive from Brisbane, surrounded by nature’s beauty. Shaking the muddied hand of a farmer in the middle of a carrot paddock while sipping on local carrot beer and watching a fashion parade of Carrot Couture is a testament to just how extraordinary this event is.

The program is overflowing with must-see and must-taste experiences including camel cheese tasting, beer and wine lunches, and a long table lunch on a sixth generation working dairy farm prepared by Glen Barratt, one of Queensland’s finest chefs. Committed to providing the younger generation with their own journey of food discovery, there will be a multitude of experiences for the kids to enjoy as well.

Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen said Scenic Rim Eat Local Week is a very real conduit between the paddock and the plate for the thousands who attend every year.“Eat Local Week is a time to reconnect with where food comes from, and we’re keen to spread the word that much of it comes from just down the road from Brisbane, in the Scenic Rim” said Mayor Christensen.

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