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Scenic Rim Eat Local Month program revealed

The Scenic Rim Eat Local month is set to fill cups and hearts in June as one of the countries paddock to plate food and farming experiences.

In a recent announcement the full program for Scenic Rim Eat Local month has been revealed and tickets are on now on sale.

The Scenic Rim is located in South East Queensland, 80km, or about one hour’s drive, from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Scenic Rim Regional Council Mayor, Tom Sharp said, “Scenic Rim Eat Local Month offers an authentic paddock-to-plate experience for people of all ages, whether they are locals or from interstate or overseas. It’s an opportunity to enjoy a true Australian experience of reconnecting with mother nature and rural production.”

In its 13th year and the second in the month-long format, Australia’s authentic paddock-to-plate, food and farming experience will shine the light on the farmers, growers, producers, artisans, chefs and creators and the spectacular produce of the famous Scenic Rim across all of June.

There are more than 120 food events from Beaudesert to Beechmont, Kerry to Kalbar, and Mount Alford to Tamborine Mountain including 40 Long Lunches, Degustations and Dinners, 23 Workshops and Classes, 37 Tours and Experiences, 53 Meet the Producer opportunities and 50+ Family Friendly options.

Minister for Tourism, The Hon. Michael Healy MP said, ““With more than 7,500 visitors expected to travel to the region it is also a major boost for local accommodation and hospitality providers and for good local jobs.

The month-long event is presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council, with support from Major Partner Moffatt Fresh Produce, and Supporting Partners Kalfresh Vegetables, Urban Utilities, Community Bank Kalbar, Brisbane Economic Development Agency and ABC Radio Brisbane.

The event is also supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland

For more information visit www.eatlocalmonth.com.au

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