May is the month to taste all the Tweed has on offer from local food to contemporary art. Including the Harvest Festival, Farm2Plate exchange and Murwillumbah Arts Festival (MAT ’19) – It’s all happening in the Tweed.
The Harvest Festival is kicking off the May foodie month on the 24thof April. Book in for an exclusive feast for the senses at the soon to be opened (and much anticipated) Husk Distillery – home of Bam Bam spiced rum and the award-winning Ink Gin. This authentic outdoor dining experience includes tasty Tweed cocktails, locally sourced grazing tables and let’s not forget the distillery tour.
But that’s not all! The 12-day event is jam-packed with food tours, education sessions and the inaugural Harvest Autumn Fair, with local food offerings, live music, cooking demonstrations and a funky pop-up bar. (stay tuned for the finest cocktail mixologists, mixing up local spirits as they battle head to head).
Regionality’s Farm2Plate Exchange is where the food industry will gather to share ideas, agritourism trends, network and discuss options to sustain the industry into the future. The event is held over two full days, meet industry experts straight from the farm to the award-winning chefs the region has on offer. A farm to bottle and farm to plate experience at the Husk Distillery is not to be missed.
For the love of art – next up we have the MAT ’19 festival On May 16th-19th the art deco town of Murwillumbah will become the canvas. Showcasing over 80 contemporary and indigenous artists, circus performers, Tweed foodie fest, pop up galleries and supersized skate ramp.
So, whether you are feasting at the Husk long table opening for the Harvest Festival or learning from the industries freshest food specialists at the Farm2Plate exchange or swooning at the Arty Party at the official opening of MAT ’19 festival- May is sure to get your creative juices flowing.