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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Join Tawnya Bahr on a Northside Produce Market Tour to go behind-the-scenes to meet growers and celebrate fresh 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 »
Join Straight To The Source for an exclusive opportunity to explore the culture, flavours and sought-after produce of the Grampians and Wimmera region west of Melbourne. On this trip, you will learn about sustainable and biodynamic farming, go foraging for native plants, learn all about the production of extra virgin olive oil, and, hand-harvest Pink Lake salt.Find out more »
Join the teams from Black Star Pastry & Straight To The Source to go Diggin’ for Diamonds (aka black Perigord truffles) in the NSW Southern Highlands.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Go straight to the source of one of life's necessities - milk - on a tour to family-owned Country Valley dairy in Picton, NSW for an invaluable opportunity to learn about dairy farming and production from a small producer's perspective and enjoy a cooking demo with patissier extraordinaire, Chris Thé from Black Star Pastry.Find out more »
Explore The Riverina, one of the most productive and diverse agricultural regions in the country, giving rise to their claim of being the “food bowl of Australia”. On this trip, you will learn all about organic soybean, rice and grain production, as well as discovering the region's sugar plums and jujubes.Find out more »
Back by popular demand, we are returning to South Australia's Eyre Peninsula on a ‘Catch and Cook’ tour designed especially for chefs and hospitality professionals, showcasing the diversity of this exciting region from land to sea, to people, culture and history.Find out more »