FOODIES from across Australia gathered atStreaky Bay on Sunday to get a taste of the Eyre Peninsula at anannual farmers market, nowrebranded as ‘Taste of EP’.
People travelled from as far away as Perth and the Gold Coast to partake in the fresh seafood, meat and wines from Streaky Bay and the surrounding area.
A Taste of Eyre Peninsula was previously known in Streaky Bay as the Eyre Peninsula Farmer and Fishermans Markets. The event runs each yearthis is its first year under its new name.
The market offered a wide range of qualitywine and a vast range of produce from the land and sea from farmers and fisherman in the region.
Local producers prepared fresh Eyre Peninsula caught whiting, garfish and flake, prawns, oysters and more.
There were also some sweet treats on offer such as pastries, sweets and biscuits.
Local cafe Moceans served coffee, food and chutneys at the market on the foreshore, and other local producers were showcased freshly prepared goods to encourage buying from local producers.
Visitors from all across Australia travelled to Streaky Bay to partake in the local produce including Perth and the Gold Coast. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar also travelled to Streaky to get a taste of the Eyre Peninsula.
The coastal town put on a great show for visitors, with perfect weather conditions and a fantastic view of the source of the produce from the Streaky Bay foreshore.
Market goers also enjoyed live music fromNelson DuBois on the piano and Richie Robinson on the guitar –both on vocals –creating the perfect soundtrack for the mood of the day.
Many local businesses in Streaky Bay opened their doors for the day, enabling them to offer their goods to visitors from out of town on the Sunday.
The Taste of Eyre Peninsula market is a collaboration of food and wine events across the Eyre Peninsula to promote produce from the region and encourage community members and visitors to support their local farmers and fishermen.The market is expected tobe hosted in Streaky Bay at the same time and place next year.
TASTE OF EP: Member for Flinders Peter Treloar with Peter Bates of Smoky Bay at the Taste of EP market.
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