With some of the most fertile and productive soil in Australia, the Southern Forest region is reknown for it's variety and quality fruit and vegetables. With so much on offer, there's always a food lovers event just around the corner! Take a look at some of the events coming within the region.
More than 70 percent of the balck truffles produced in Australia come from the Southern Forests region of Western Australia. It's no surprise then, that one of the country's most prestigious truffle events is held in Manjimup every year in June.
In it's 4th year, the Truffle Kerfuffle will continue to draw thousands of visitors to the region in June 2014. The event includes a one-day festival highlighting regional food and wine, followed by an evening "Food Bowl" gala dinner.
Every year in December Manjimup hosts the Cherry Harmony Festival to celebrate the start of the cherry season. Visitors can expect to be treated to live entertainment, cherry stalls, Southern Forests Food Avenue, wood chopping, wine tasting, a bucking bull, dunking tank, cherry pip spitting competition. Plus there's a celebration of the huge array of produce grown in the area. It's all topped off with the famous Long Table Lunch, held amongst the sweeping rows of cherries at the Newton Brothers Orchards.
For more info visit www.cherryfestival.com.au
The Manjimup Farmers Market is proud to be associated with the South West Harvest Highway initiative. For more information visit www.harvesthighway.com.au