East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Farm fresh and flawless

With fertile soils, good rainfall and temperate climate, East Gippsland is a food bowl for Australia. 

Producing fresh fruit and vegetables all year round. The region showcases high-quality Gippsland beef and excellent wild-caught seafood, along with quality wines, craft beer, olives and olive oil, chocolate and condiments. 

Set out to learn about local food production from the producers and growers. Pack a picnic filled with local goodies for an al fresco lunch, visit a cellar door, or settle into a cafe or restaurant to savour your meal with a glass of wine from one of our award-winning wineries. 

The East Gippsland Drink Trail may be down your lane with its vast variety of wineries and breweries to wet your palate. And our local foodies have put together the ultimate Eat.Drink.Guide.

 

Love where it's Grown, Caught, Made

 East Gippsland Local Producer Program to promote agricultural businesses across the region

 

Program

This pilot program has been developed in partnership with East Gippsland Shire Council and East Gippsland Marketing to promote the many agribusinesses that grow, harvest, farm and produce from properties across East Gippsland - and sell their produce through farm gates, roadside stalls, farmers’ markets or online.


Purpose

To create opportunities for community and visitors to engage in outdoor trade with the unique small-scale and craft farmers and producers of the region.


Benefits


o Free business listing on Visit East Gippsland website www.visiteastgippsland.com.au
o Free inclusion on farm gate trail on the Visit East Gippsland website (coming soon)
o Free inclusion in DL Flyer distributed at local Visitor Information Centres and various locations across East Gippsland
o Signage and promotional material for your farm gate
o Locals and visitors alike will be able to “build” their own trails from the itinerary builder on the website
o Continued promotion as part of focus on our local makers and farming producers.

Commitment required from Farm Gate Producer 


Farm gate producers and program participants must be located in East Gippsland and:
o have products available on the days advertised
o ensure the property’s farm gate stall/shop is well presented and safe to access
o provide up-to-date information to ensure the website listing is accurate

 

If you are a local producer interested in taking part in this program, please complete and return the registration form 


 

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