Eating fresh, in-season conventional and organic food is the ideal for optimum physical health and the health of our environment. It supports the local farming industry and ensures the future health of the Western Australian fruit and vegetable industry for generations to come. Learning what is local and in-season might be of great interest to you particularly if you eat raw food and or a paleo, vegan or vegetarian diet. Our guide below will help you create diverse and flavoursome recipes and meals plans as the seasons change. Don’t hesitate to talk to David our Store Manager about what is due for delivery and when.
As a Margaret River Food Hub we work directly with farmers to assist in distributing and marketing fresh food making it easier and more sustainable for them to sell their low food mile produce to local communities in the region. Our South West, Your Margaret River Region low food mile produce farms are in Nannup – Pemberton – Scott River – Myalup – Capel – Mount Barker – Manjimup – Nillup – North Cliffe – Harvey – Albany – Vasse – Busselton – Donnybrook – Rosa Brook – Osmington – Karridale – Cowaramup – Yallingup – Margaret River – Balingup. We receive deliveries seasonally from these farms creating a hub for the distribution for fresh and organic fruit and vegetables supporting to keep family run business and small producers thriving. If it fresh and local we want it.
Learn more about the beautiful produce in our neighbouring Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe and Walpole areas which from the Great Southern Forests producers.
The Seasonal Chart below is a general guide to Western Australia’s typical fruit and vegetable seasons.
If you are a wholesale customer we have a specific ‘The Garden Basket’ produce availability guide that is a handy tool for your kitchen for menu planning and innovation. Please email [email protected] to request a copy.