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Gympie Regional Council invites you to celebrate May with the finest local food and produce during Eat Local Month in the Gympie region.

GourMAY is your chance to explore, taste and experience the great flavours of the Gympie region at one of the many foodie events showcasing the wonderful diversity of produce grown right here in the region.

Chef Matt Golinski, Food Ambassador, is an inspiring part of GourMAY and encourages you to create your own paddock to plate experience, with cooking demonstrations and tempting foodie events. With long table lunches, growers markets and delicious, local seasonal produce, GourMAY is a month not to be missed!

Make your experience unique by visiting local farms, attending talks and workshops and tasting the range of signature dishes on offer at participating local restaurants and cafes.

Key Events

COOLOOLA FARM TRAIL – 5 May 2018
Pick your ideal farm gate destination, meet producers and learn more about their product direct from the farm. The participating farms are Lindols Macadamias, Purity Essential Oils, Cooloola Berries, Bio Fields, Noosa Black Coffee, Lee Fishing, Silky Oak Tea Gardens, Alba Aquaculture. Download a copy of the Cooloola Farm Trail brochure here (PDF 8MB)

MARY VALLEY FARM TOUR – 27 May 2018
Take a guided farm tour through an organic cattle and small crop farm, an organic boutique small crop farm and a working persimmonand stonefruit orchard diversifying into pork, eggs and preserves. Stop off for lunch at Kandanga Kitchen and sample produce sourced from surrounding farms.

STRAWBERRY TRAIL – 5, 12, 19 and 26 May 2018
Take a seat at the Farmers Table and enjoy a delicious strawberry inspired breakfast buffet. Stay for a farm tour every Saturday in May.

5 CHEF’S LONG TABLE DINNER – 26 May 2018
Acclaimed chef and Gympie Region Food Ambassador Matt Golinski will lead a team of local chefs to present a five course degustation experience featuring the best of regional produce. Meet the producers, hear from chef Matt Golinski and celebrate in GourMAY style!

PAELLA IN THE PADDOCK – 6, 13, 20 and 27 May 2018

GYMPIE GARDEN EXPO – 5 and 6 May 2018

And many more! For more information, visit here.

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