We’re celebrating Fair Food Week in the beautiful Blackwood River Valley right here at Taste of Balingup. We love using local produce year round, but Fair Food Week is a great chance to bring the stories of some of our local producers to the fore.
So we’re bringing you 5 days with 5 Local Producers. Each day we’ll feature one of our favourite local food producers on our menu, in the cafe and on social media. Come in and take the opportunity to taste some quality local food and have a chat with Katrina Lane and her team about the stories behind the producer in focus.
- Mon 13th – Blackwood Valley Beef
- Tues 14th – Cambray Sheep Cheese
- Weds 15th – Cackleberries Eggs
- Thurs 16th – Newy’s Veggie Patch
- Fri 17th – Holy Smoke
- Sat 18th – Fair Food Week Market and Sausage Sizzle
The week will culminate in a market on the Saturday outside the Taste of Balingup. The market will feature local produce and products, cakes and a sausage sizzle using Blackwood Valley Beef!
See our Facebook page to keep up to date with our Fair Food Week goings on!
No Booking Required
Taste of Balingup Shop 1 /63 South Western highway Balingup, Western Australia 6253
Katrina Lane, Taste of Balingup
Taste of Balingup Shop 1 /63 South Western Highway Balingup WA 6253
Taste of Balingup
Taste of Balingup is a popular destination for locals and travellers alike. It's seasonal menu changes daily and celebrates the best produce of the region. Katrina and her team are always happy to stop and have a chat about what's on offer, or how people can experience the region's food at it's best. The cafe is also home to Kate Lane Local Food, producers of delightful cakes and sweet treats. Best known for Kate Lane Paneforte, which features local fruit and nuts. It can be enjoyed on it's own, or as Katrina suggests, alongside a slice of local cheese.
Katrina Lane is known for her generosity of spirit, passion for good seasonal food and advocacy of local producers. Having spent 10 years in the Piedmont region of Italy as both chef and restauranteur, Katrina returned to W.A. steeped in the culture and respect for food provenance and seasonality that many Italians take for granted.
Now settled in Balingup in the heart of the Blackwood River Valley she brings this spirit and experience to everything she does; be it Taste of Balingup Cafe and Providore, Kate Lane Local Food, or the many food events and classes that she co-ordinates.
A passionate advocate for the farmers and producers of the region and beyond, she celebrates local produce in her food and her events. Her work connecting small producers and farmers with customers, chefs and restaurants at events like the Summer Long Table is renowned.
No Booking Required. Just turn up!
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