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TASMANIA’S former Rural
Women’s Award winner An-
nette Reed will again help
other women explore oppor-
tunities in farming.
Her next workshop, with
the theme Small Farm, Big
Ideas will be held on Feb-
The workshop will be at the
Leaning Church Vineyard in
Lalla and run from 9.15am to
The day includes guest
speakers, panel discussions,
lunch and a farm tour.
It is a free event for women
exploring business opportun-
ities and ideas on small farms.
Later on the same day Ms
Reed joins Pip Job, the 2014
National Rural Women’s
Award winner for an evening
at Fitzpatrick’s Inn in West-
bury from 6.30pm.
The theme of the event is
Social Challenges of Farming
Families. The cost of $50 in-
cludes dinner and a donation
to Rural Help@Hand.
Numbers are limited. RSVP
by February 6.
For event bookings and de-
tails call Alison Hugo at NRM
North on 6333 7788 or email
Richmond Farmers and Makers Market
Town Hall, Richmond, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Tara 0431 966 065.
Bellerive Community Farmers’ Market
Bellerive Boardwalk, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Details: Brenda Marsh 0447 926 202.
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers
Market Cimitiere St car park, 8.30am to
12.30pm. Details: 0417 352 780 or
Big River Grower’s Market Willow Court
complex, New Norfolk, 9am to 2pm. Details:
Mowbray Community Market 330-336
Invermay Rd, Mowbray, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Richard 0418 133 308.
St Helens Market Memorial Hall, Cecilia St,
St Helens, 8am to noon. Details:
Smithton Saturday Market 135 Nelson St,
Smithton, 8.30am to 3pm.
Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249.
Burnie Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Burnie, 8.30am to noon. Details: 6431 5882.
All Saints Market 339 Macquarie St, South
Hobart, 9am to 2pm. Details: Yvonne
0417 370 819.
MoMa Market MONA, 655 Main Rd
Berriedale, noon to 5pm. Details:
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall and oval,
Sorell, until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282
or 0417 509 558.
Penguin Market Old Primary School,
Penguin, 9am to 3.30pm. Details:
Don Village Market Memorial Hall, Don,
8am to 2.30pm. Details: 0428 921 443.
Esk Market Showgrounds, Esk, 9am to 2pm.
Details: Mick Dennis 6331 6044.
Evandale Market Russel St, Evandale, 8am
to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191.
Hobart Showground Market
Showgrounds, Howard Rd, Glenorchy, 8am
to 2pm. Details: 6272 6812.
Kingston Rotary Friendly Market Kingston
Town shopping centre car park, Kingston,
9am to 2pm. Details: Annette 0419 543 287.
Cradle Coast Farmers’ Market Pier Wharf,
Ulverstone, 8.30am-1pm Details: Lee-Anne
0497 622 311.
Axeman’s Makers Market Axemans Hall of
Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm
Details: 6426 2099.
West Tamar Lions Market Exeter
Showgrounds, Exeter, 9am to 1.30pm.
Details: Narelle Martin 0427 084 600.
Cygnet Market Town Hall, Cygnet,
10am to 2pm. Details: Julie 0488 066 873
or 6297 8179.
Oatlands Community Market Community
Hall, Gay St, Oatlands, 9am to 1pm. Details:
Jenni Muxlow 0411 232 776 or Ron Williams
Brighton Market Memorial Hall, Brighton,
9am to 2pm. Details: 0427 008 353.
South Arm Community Market 9
Calverton Pl, South Arm, 9am to 1pm. Details:
Pam 6248 9852.
Bream Creek Farmers Market
Showgrounds, Bream Creek, 9am to 1pm.
Details: Helen 0417 599 693.
Award winner helps
women to think big
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CAR SHOW: Show off your
style at the Wheels in the Park
event in Geeveston. The day
includes all kinds of cars,
trucks and bikes. No registra-
tion required. The day runs
from 10.30am on Sunday at
Heritage Park, Arve Rd,
Geeveston. Gold coin entry.
Details: Lynn 6297 1129.
FANCY FLOWERS: The
Launceston Horticultural So-
ciety’s show of dahlias, gladioli
and liliums will feature cut
flowers and pot plants, car-
nivorous plants and specialist
stalls. Tomorrow from 2pm to
5pm and Sunday from 9am to
4pm. St Ailbe’s Hall, Margaret
St, Launceston. Cost: $2.
ALL ABOARD: The Red-
water Creek Steam and Heri-
tage Society’s steam train runs
from Sheffield on February 7-8
every half hour from 11am to
4pm. On the Sunday the Red-
water Creek Model Railway
will be open from 9am to 3pm
and the Apple Isle Carriage
Driving Association will be op-
erating a horse-drawn car-
riage. Cost: $2. Details: 0429
BRIGHT BLOOMS: The
Westbury Garden Club’s sum-
mer show will feature flowers
and vegetables, plant stalls,
and afternoon teas on Febru-
ary 7. Westbury Town Hall,
Lyall St, from 2pm to 4pm.
Cost: $2. Details: Ros Groom
0417 568 804.
COAL TITLE: The Fingal
Valley Festival, a mining and
agricultural event, celebrates
35 years. Malcolm Woods is
vying for the world coal-shov-
elling championship. Shearing,
cycling, woodcutting and yard
dogs. February 28 from 10am
to 4pm at Fingal Recreation
Ground. Details: 0408 377840.
SUSTAINABLE LIFE: The
North West Environment
Centre’s Healthy Planet Expo
in Penguin includes the Or-
ganic and Sustainable Living
Festival on March 7 at the
community garden, 235 Iron-
cliffe Rd. On March 8 a perma-
culture expo will be at Reseed,
30 King Edward St. A perma-
culture course will run March
8-9 and from March 9-12 the
Permaculture Convergence is
at Penguin school, Ironcliffe
Rd. Details: 6425 6928 or email
BACK TO WOODSDALE:
A picnic and fair day on March
8 is organised by the local mu-
seum. The day includes races
and competitions, raffle, stalls
and memorabilia displays.
2278 Woodsdale Rd. Details:
6254 6165 or 6254 6042.
GEMS APLENTY: The
Lapidary Club of Tasmania
holds the Hobart Gem, Min-
eral and Fossil Show on March
14-15 at the showgrounds in
Glenorchy from 9am to 4pm
both days. Displays and sales,
demonstrations and children’s
activities. Cost: $5, children $1.
Details: Rosemary 6249 1408.
PRECIOUS STONES: De-
vonport Lapidary Club holds a
fair at East Devonport School,
Thomas St, East Devonport on
March 21-22 from 9am to 4pm.
Jewellery, gems and minerals.
Cost: $5, under-16 free. Details:
Collene Donaghy 0407 165 005,
FLAVOUR FEAST: Tas-
manian Garlic and Tomato
Festival will be held on March
22 at 338 Four Springs Rd,
Selbourne, from 10am to 3pm.
Speakers and stallholders are
sought for the day. Details: An-
nette Reed 0438 009 522.
FRUIT SKILLS: Supervisor
level training late April. Course
takes skills from Certificate IV
in production horticulture.
Places limited. Details: Fruit
Growers Tasmania 6231 1944.
Branches can advise of upcom-
ing events. Information must
be emailed to head office by
10am Monday for publication
on the Friday.
JANUARY 31: Middleton
Fair; RSL Summer Festival,
FEBRUARY 14: Bothwell
CWA show, Bothwell
FEBRUARY 15: Highland
FEBRUARY 21: Bushy Park
FEBRUARY 26: Collinsvale
CWA craft day, Collinsvale
Hall 10am to 2pm.
For schedules and details:
6231 3706 or email cwaintas@
REV IT UP: Got interesting wheels? Show off and admire
others at Geeveston this weekend.
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