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BIGGER BALLINA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL BACK

Food fanatics and wine connoisseurs, keep Sunday free. The Ballina Food and Wine Festival is on again at the Jockey Club, showcasing the region’s finest culinary creations. “We have a lot more exhibitors. Each year it’s growing. We’ve got close on 70 exhibitors.” Bus tours and a gala dinner will also be held during the three day event. Money raised from ticket sales will be donated to Lismore cancer accommodation centre ‘Our House’. (AUDIO IN PARTS)  

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FARMERS OPEN THEIR DOORS TO THE PUBLIC

Buying fresh, good-quality produce is something many of us take for granted, but this weekend, Hastings residents had the chance to meet – and learn – from local farmers. Run by Hastings Landcare, the Farm Gate Tours provide an insight into the daily operations of farms across the region. Residents are also being encouraged to start their own veggie patch at home, and live a more environmentally sustainable life. “We want to inspire them to grow their own food and to plant a garden, and we want to show that even in a relatively small space, this is isn’t a big yard, you can grow a lot of things” The tours continue tomorrow. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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