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Upcoming Events

NRF Events are organised by a dedicated team of NRF member volunteers.  We offer a variety of events for our local food industry and foodies alike.  Watch this space for more!!

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  • Upcoming Events
    November 3rd from 4 - 7pm, 100 Mile Table, Byron Industrial Estate

    NRF Grower Event: Show Me the Money...alternative sources for innovative projects

    The NRF Grower Group presents… “Show me the money”...alternative sources for innovative projects

    November 3rd, 4 - 7pm 100 Mile Table, Banksia Drive, Byron Industrial Estate

    This event is aimed at local Northern Rivers food producers / growers & everyone in the local food industry who has wondered about funding special development projects.  Have you ever wondered whether crowdfunding is right for you and how to go about it?  What are the alternatives around to help develop new projects?  

    With a great line up of local expertise, this event at the always delicious 100 Mile Table, will be a popular one, so book soon! Our speakers will include:

    • Stu Anderson, Flow Hive – talking about their recent experiences with crowdfunding their Flow Hive invention

    • Mark Napper, The Business Bloke – on “how to get there…” and

    • Jeremy Gilder, on Seeking Innovation Funding for projects

    Cost: $45 NRF Members; $65 Non-Members

    Ticket price includes delicious nibblies on arrival from 100MT. Complimentary beer from Stone & Wood on arrival and all other drinks BYO.

    More information & tickets here: 


  • Upcoming Events
    December 8th from 4-8pm

    NRF End of Year Bash & AGM

    Don't miss our final event for the year - our NRF End of Year Bash & AGM! We will be kicking off the evening with our Annual General Meeting, then we'll clear the decks, share some great food, laughs, fun and a festive knees up with other food industry folk. We'd love you to join us for festivities at the Moller Pavilion in the Bangalow Showgrounds. The menu will be a shared village style celebration of local delights provided by our members. See you there with your Christmas bells on!  Register now: 


  • Upcoming Events
    Thursday 2nd February 2017 from 2-5pm

    NRF Event: An Afternoon at Summerland House Farm

    Join us for a Tour of the gorgeous and inspiring Summerland House Farm and all their facilities. Hear insights into what Summerland Farm can provide for food industry - their Orchards, Nursery, Retail shop (full of local foods), Packing house and finish with sumptuous afternoon team provided by their talented catering crew! Jump on board and book now for our first NRF get together down on the farm! Book now: 


  • Upcoming Events
    Monday Feb 13th 8am - 10.30am

    Sustainability Breakfast Workshop: Sustainability 101 Planning your Sustainability Program for 2017

    Are you interested in becoming a more sustainable food business? Would you like to:

    • Save money and improve productivity.
    • Integrate environmental strategies with business planning.
    • Use resources more efficiently.
    • Engage and train staff.
    • Manage your environmental risk and ensure compliance.
    • Receive the latest advice from business and government specialists.
    • Broaden your network by meeting and sharing ideas with others in the same industry and region.

    Join us for the first of our Sustainability Advantage Workshops for this year – our 101 if you like! All you need to bring along is a healthy interest in improving the sustainability of your business…oh and an appetite. We have a sumptuous Byron at Byron breakfast!!

    Workshops presented by Sustainability Advantage (courtesy of funding by Sunshine Sugar)

    Register here: