Maitland Taste Festival

The Maitland Taste Festival was on again on March 11 and 12 (10am to 4pm). This year we were weaving our magic with pumpkins. We cooked pumpkins, we sold pumpkins, we ate pumpkins, we had our photo taken with pumpkins and some of us even painted pumpkins. Slow Food Hunter Valley held a food stall with a pumpkin theme (pumpkin ravioli  and the pumpkin scones). While the pumpkin ravioli was very popular, the pumpkin scones (with wild rosella jam) sold out. You see, we still  love our scones here in the Hunter. Local artists Gaye Shield and Kay Sparkes provided children's art classes that proved to...

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National Slow Food Conference

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The Hunter Valley will host the Slow Food National Conference from 3 August to 6 August. Official events start on Thursday the 3rd August. The official launch of the Hunter Valley's newly established Slow Food Earth Market (a collaboration between Slow Food Hunter Valley and the  Maitland Council) will happen during the conference.

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