Taste of autumn at co-op’s big festival

FRESH IS BEST: Seasonal produce available from the Bathurst Wholefood Co-Operative. The co-op will host a harvest festival this weekend.

FRESH IS BEST: Seasonal produce available from the Bathurst Wholefood Co-Operative. The co-op will host a harvest festival this weekend.

GREAT locally grown food and produce will be up for grabs when the great Co Op Autumn Harvest Festival returns this weekend.

The Bathurst Wholefood Co-Operative will host the festival in the Macquarie Plaza.

The Bathurst region is bursting with produce ready for harvesting right now and the co-op has pulled together nearly 30 of its growers and producers for the festival.

“There will be locally grown fruit and vegetables, garlic, honey, cheeses, sourdough breads, Russian bagels and cinnamon scrolls, homemade Chinese dumplings, and Algerian cuisine, goats milk soaps, home grown lavender, local wines, Oberon potatoes, free range eggs and much more,” co-op manager Cathie Hale said.

“Come and celebrate the seasons with us, listen to local live music and join the growing co-op community.”

The Co Op Autumn Harvest Festival will be held right outside the co-op shop in the Macquarie Plaza at 49 William Street. It will run from from 9am-noon.

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