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Railton Farmers Market Railway Hotel car
park, 9am to 1pm. Details: Jackie Gillespie
0427 652 366.
Richmond Farmers and Makers Market
Town Hall, Richmond, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers
Market Cimitiere St car park, Launceston,
8.30am to 12.30pm. Details: 0417 352 780 or
Big River Growers 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.
Smithton Saturday Market 135 Nelson St,
Smithton, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray
Murphy 0418 144 249.
St Helens Market Memorial Hall, Cecilia St,
St Helens, 8am to noon. Details:
Devonport Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Gunn St, Devonport, 8.30am to noon.
Details: 6423 3384.
Epping Forest Market Midland Hwy, Epping
Forest, 8am to 3pm. Details: Jan Crocker
0427 349 321.
All Saints Market 339 Macquarie St, South
Hobart, 9am to 2pm. Details: Yvonne
0417 370 819.
Latrobe Village Market 169-171 Gilbert St,
Latrobe, 7am to 2pm. Details: 429 779 990,
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall, Sorell, until
1.30pm. Details: Rod 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, Launceston, 9am
to 2pm. Details: Philip Le Fevre
0408 487 154.
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.
Cradle Coast Farmers Market Pier Wharf,
Ulverstone, 8.30am to 12.30pm. Details:
Ian 0418 386 380.
Axemans Makers Market Axemans Hall of
Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm
Details: 6426 2099.
Ellendale Country Market Ellendale Hall,
Ellendale, 10am to 2pm. Details: Jan Roberts
on 0407 425 794.
Campbell Town Market Town Hall,
Campbell Town, from 8.30am. Details: Barb
0488 253 942, Sally 0422 239 727.
Franklin Market Franklin Palais, Huon
Highway, Franklin, 9am to 1pm. Details:
Snug Market 62 Beach Rd, Snug, 10am to
3pm. Details: 0407 413 457.
Turners Beach Farmers Market The
Esplanade, Turners Beach, 4pm to 8pm.
Details: 0478 260 315.
Parattah Market Jubilee Hall, Main Rd,
Parattah, 10am to 2pm. Details: Pat
0418 149 612.
RURAL Bank is urging the
next generation of aspiring
students eager to pursue ter-
tiary education to complete
The national program will
offer up to 15 tertiary scholar-
ships of $5000 for first-time
undergraduate students pur-
sueing a career supporting
agriculture. Applications close
on January 29.
Rural Bank is targeting stu-
dents with an interest an agri-
business. Recipients get $5000
for the first year and subject to
academic performance fund-
ing can be extended to a sec-
ond year. Visit www.ruralbank.
com.au/scholarships for more.
Hurry for scholarships
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Vigilance call for fruit fly
On high alert P5
Dogs hit southern farm
Traumatic attack P9
Hobart event secured, but ...
Show days numbered P9
Ronald and Marleen van de
Winckel of Marleen Herbs
among a crop of echinacea.
Picture: CHRIS KIDD
In the pink P12-13
Stock Report ........................... 11
Market Talk ............................. 11
Wool Report ........................... 17
Trades and classifieds ........... 20
TWIA TRAINING: Tasmani-
an Women in Agriculture is
running corporate governance
training on February 9 in
Launceston. The session, start-
ing from 9.30am, covers the
role of a volunteer board mem-
ber or director, financial re-
sponsibilities and a board's role
and purpose. Venue is Co-
Work, 93 York St, Launceston.
Free to members, $20 for non-
members. Register by email to
with Belinda Hazell, belinda@
FLOWER SHOW: The
Westbury Garden Club's sum-
mer flower show is on Febru-
ary 10 from 1.30pm to 4pm in
the Westbury Town Hall, Lyall
St. The show features dahlias,
cut flowers, floral art, vegeta-
bles and pot plants. Cost: $2.
Details: 0417 568 804.
WOMEN MEET: The Tas-
manian Women in Agriculture
state meeting will be held on
February 10 at in Hagley. The
day will also include a farm
tour of the Hazelbrae House
property and guest speakers
including Caroline Brown dis-
cussing opportunities in fer-
mented products and a speaker
covering Sprout Tasmania's
farmer programs. Details:
ies.com.au or call 0439 366
349.IT'S SHOWTIME: The
Bushy Park Show will be held
on February 17 from 9am to
4pm. Demonstrations include
cooking with Rodney Dunn
from the Agrarian Kitchen,
creating health teas and beau-
ty products, bottling fruits,
dying wool and blacksmithing.
Sands Family Circus and duck
herders will perform and there
will be live music and bush po-
etry. Details: 6286 5156 or
SOIL WORKSHOP: NRM
North will be holding a soil-
health workshop aimed at
smallholders on February 24 at
Golden Valley. The workshop
will cover the basics of what
makes for healthy soil and how
this underpins yield and pro-
ductivity. Getting soil tests
done and how to interpret the
results will also be discussed.
The day will be at Ponderosa,
13436 Highland Lakes Rd. De-
tails: 6333 7775 or send email to
CRAFTY GROUP: New
members are welcome to the
Happy Hookers group every
Monday to create textiles. The
group meets at the British
Hotel in Deloraine from 10am
to noon. Refreshments $2. De-
tails: Joanne Wild 6368 1373.
EXPLORE HISTORY: An
exhibition sheds light on
Jimmy Possum, a Tasmanian
mystery. The display is at the
Deloraine and Districts Folk
Museum, 98-100 Emu Bay Rd,
Deloraine. Details: 6362 5280.
ON THE MAP: DPIPWE
and the TFGA are hosting a
free training seminar showcas-
ing a basic introductory course
to LISTmap, a free online map
application that allows people
to view, create and share their
own customised maps. The
training session will be tailored
to farmers and agricultural
practitioners. Courses will be
held in March in Launceston
and/or Hobart. Register your
interest by calling 6777 2220.
IN FULL BLOOM: Dahlias will be among the stars of a flower show next month.
0408 967 901
0499 440 770
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