We’re turning 10!

To celebrate we have two fabulous dinners planned, on in Tauranga at Elizabeth Cafe and on in Hamilton at Hayes Common.  Click on the images below to find out more and book your tickets.  We’d love you to join in the celebrations!

Feast Waikato CBD Events Progressive Dinner – Take 2

Waikato Food Inc are bringing back a few of the Feast Waikato events planned for April and kicking off with our fabulous CBD Events Progressive Dinner.
Starting at Scott’s Epicurean for Champagne and nibbles before heading to Sage at Craft. From here we head back up Victoria street for a naughty stop before taking a seat at Mr Pickles. Then it’s Palate for a sweet ending.
Original ticket holders will be offered tickets first and then the balance will be offered to the public. If you’d like to go on the wait list email info@waikatofoodinc.com

Thursday 2nd July


Shop local. Support local. Shop at the Farmers’ Market.
Saturdays 7.45am-12 noon
Tauranga Primary School, 26 Arundel Street, Tauranga




Pirongia Craft Fair
27 September
Hawkes Bay Winery Tour
8 – 11 October
Taranaki Powerco Garden Festival
30 October – 2 November
For more information www.tastingtours.co.nz
tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz Ph: (07) 544 1393



If lockdown got you cooking more and loving it, check out some of the inspiring workshops Brad and Emma at Falls Retreat have been cooking up.
Their Sustainability Series runs every Wednesday night in August.  The 2–3 hour classes are $75pp but book for all four and save $50.

Also on the menu is Pickling & Preserving (5 August), Breadmaking (12 August), Pasta from Scratch (19 August), and Fermenting – Kombucha & Kimchi (26 August)

PLUS check out their gardening workshops

The Full Monty 

$125pp includes morning tea, full day interactive workshop with Nicki Murray-Orr of VitalHarvest, notes to take home and a delicious shared lunch.

Saturday July 4, August 1, September 5


Edible Gardening for Beginners – Saturday 25 July

Includes morning tea, half day interactive workshop with notes to take home and delicious shared lunch – $75pp

Composting & Worm Farming – Saturday 25 July
Two-hour interactive workshop with take home notes and includes complimentary welcome drink and nibbles – $60pp

SPECIAL OFFER – save 15% if you book both for $115

The Educated Gardener – Saturday 22 August

Aimed at those that want to build upon their gardening knowledge, this workshop focuses on bio-intensive planting methods, soil nutrition and our permaculture model. Includes morning tea, take home notes and a delicious shared lunch. $75pp