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June 14, 2021
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Healthy cane juice

We’ve all been there - walking through the Farmer’s Markets, a little parched, because we didn’t plan ahead. How un-Northern Rivers of us! But...

What’s in a seed?

If you start to look around where you live, no matter how urban you are, there is evidence of seeds in your life. Most...

Frida’s Field

Story and photos: S Haslam For a sublime afternoon look no further than a long lunch at Frida’s Field, a local farm to table restaurant...

Don Pedros Cantina

Don Pedros is a contemporary Mexican and Southern Californian-style cantina in the heart of Byron Bay that serves all the famed favourites from these...

Olives

There is an ancient tale from Athens that the goddess Athena gained the protection of Athens from Poseidon with the gift of the olive. Olives belong to the class of fruit called drupes, or stone fruits, and are related to mangoes, cherries, peaches, almonds, and pistachios.

Byron Bay Milk Company

It’s not every day a chef turns their hand to plant-based milk, and delivers that same passion for flavour into their product. For patrons of the Mullumbimby Farmers Market however, that is exactly the treat they now have at their fingertips, thanks to Byron Bay Milk Company.

Kiki on Byron cocktail bar and music

I love eating out at restaurants, but no matter how good the food is, for me it’s also about having fun – it’s a whole experience. Some experiences just send your mind that signal to switch off and have fun – whether you’re on holidays, or you just need to chill out. Sitting across from the beach, with a great range of cocktails on hand, listening to some live tunes with a range of tapas and some friends to talk to – to me this is how life should be lived.

Sundays are for Habitat

Looking for an oasis within the oasis that is Byron on a Sunday? A quiet little spot, away from the madness of town, where the food’s delicious, the shopping’s unique and the car parks are plentiful? Then you need to visit Habitat in the Arts & Industry Estate. 

Byron Farmers Market 

Return to Butler St Reserve hits a snag Byron Farmers Market moved from its home at Butler Street Reserve to the Cavanbah Centre almost two...

Hot rocks here

S. Haslam The Festival of the Stone, named after the Stone & Wood Stone beer (a wood-fired porter, brewed with the aid of a hot...

Sweet n Sourdough

  Stop the press Mullumbimby! Sourdough donuts have arrived at the Mullum Farmers Markets, and boy will they get you hooked! Sweet n Sourdough, was...

Indian restaurant’s Ballina fundraiser

S Haslam In India, thousands are dying needlessly from a lack of basic medical equipment, particularly oxygen concentrators. There is also a need for PPE...

Warm vibe on a cool night

S. Haslam Wandana is a small local brewery set up in an ex-warehouse in the industrial estate of Mullumbimby, with an across-the-paddock view to Mt...

Alcohol consumption up

The data, from Roy Morgan’s Alcohol Consumption Report, showed that there were significant increases for wine and spirits (up 3.3 percentage points over the...

Any questions?

‘This is a great chance for foodies to ask me anything they want’, says local chef Darren Robertson, who will be hosting demonstrations at...

OCA a ‘diamond in the rough’

Around four years ago a group of like-minded friends started a Syntropic Farm project. Since that time, they have deepened and strengthened their bonds...

‘Seven and a bit’ stone

Stone & Wood are thrilled to announce the return of Festival of the Stone to their Byron-based Brewery, Saturday 5 June. As they say,...

Doing it right

How do you know you’re doing hummus right? When the international visitors tell you it’s some of the best they’ve tried in the world!...

Locavores out and about

The sun is out, the sky is blue, it’s beautiful, and so is the barbeque… or picnic, at this time of year. We are blessed...

On-farm restaurant’s sustainable vision

Frida’s Field is an on-farm restaurant based in Nashua, just ten minutes from Bangalow. Hosting three long lunches per week on Fridays, Saturdays and...

Gambian: ‘State budget must encourage uptake of electric vehicles’

The Nature Conservation Council has launched a campaign to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in NSW, with a video and a petition.

Two WRHS rescue flights to Tabulam in one day

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) say they travelled to Tabulam twice yesterday in separate incidents in the town.

Drug and firearm offences – Tweed Heads

Police say a man has appeared in court after allegedly being found in possession of firearms, drugs and nearly $10,000 cash in Tweed Heads.

Roar

Kate Coxall, BSC Green candidate, Wilsons Creek In response to the silencing tactics of unaware and privileged men in last week’s Echo, I say ‘No’. We, as women,...