Straight to the Source TM
Straight To The Source takes you to the provenance of Australia’s finest ingredients and diverse growing regions. We have created a lineup of tours for chefs, hospitality professionals and dedicated foodies, all with the same purpose of cultivating connections and understanding the story behind our food system.
Our industry tours are tailored specifically for chefs and food professionals, with a focus on establishing vital links with producers, growers and catchers.
Our foodie tours are a pure indulgence and educational day full of surprises, inspiration and seasonal awareness.
Join food experts Tawnya Bahr and Lucy Allon on a culinary adventure to taste the regional difference.
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Kick-off Spring with a day-trip to Darling Mills Farm, NSW, a specialist grower of award-winning salad, herbs, micro-herbs and edible flowers, including lunch showcasing seasonal Darling Mills' produce, then head back to Sydney with foraged ingredients for an interactive gin blending workshop at Archie Rose Distillery, where we will create our own personalised botanical cocktail.Find out more »
Join Tawnya Bahr on a Northside Produce Market Tour to go behind-the-scenes to meet growers and celebrate fresh Summer produce. Find out the stories behind the producers who bring the market to life every fortnight, get recipe ideas, enjoy tastings and stock up on fresh locally grown ingredients.Find out more »
Back by popular demand, Straight To The Source presents ‘Catch and Cook II’, a tour designed especially for hospitality industry professionals, both kitchen and front-of-house.
Participants spend three action-packed days and two relaxing nights in South Australia’s remote Western Eyre Peninsula on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.
Join Straight To The Source to discover the Macleay Valley Food Bowl, an abundant and high-quality food-growing region on NSW’s mid-north coast featuring pasture raised poultry, native bush foods, a bio-dynamic buffalo micro-dairy and wild-caught fish and crustaceans.Find out more »
Back by popular demand, join Straight To The Source on a two-day, one-night experience to explore the Grampians & Wimmera region of Western Victoria and discover the culture and flavours of this diverse destination.Find out more »
Industry Tour: Tarago Truffle hunt, NSW – the 1st industry truffle hunt of the season at Tarago Truffles!
This private tour is the FIRST industry truffle hunt of the 2017 season at Tarago Truffles, the day after they hold their annual tradition of blessing their truffle dogs before their season officially opens. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to get your hands dirty and secure your season’s supply before anyone else!Find out more »