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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
    Wednesday August 17th from 4 - 6pm

    NRF Marketers Get Together:  Harvest Newrybar Special Guest Speaker: Peter Hardwick, Harvest "Wild Food & Foraging"

    Join us for a NRF networking event with a difference – it’s a cosy, winter, get-together for all the hard working, creative genius marketers out there in the Northern Rivers Food Community, in the gorgeous Bakery at Harvest, Newrybar.  

    If you work in the food industry on: food events, marketing communications, marketing strategy, public relations, business development, graphic design, web development, social media or anything  in-between… come along and join us!

    We're meeting at the Bakery at Harvest, Newrybar Wednesday August 17th from 4-6pm.  

    Peter Hardwick, Harvest's resident forager will provide a short introduction and talk about the latest wild food trend globally.     Stay, mingle and chat amongst like-minded marketing peeps!  

    Cost:  NRF Members $45 & Non-members $65

    Cost includes delicious Harvest nibblies & a couple of drinks, with a choice of: wine, Stone & Wood beer or mineral water.

    More information and book here 


  • Upcoming Events
    September 3rd from 12.30 - 3.30pm

    My Mayor Rules NRF Cooking Stage, Sample Food Festival, September 3rd

    Don’t miss our NRF “My Mayor Rules” cook-off this year at Sample Food Festival, September 3rd, when our local mayors team up with chefs from their region to battle it out!  The teams will be focusing on regional food and the audience shall be the judge!  Let the best region win!! 

    Join us at the NRF Cooking Stage at Sample Food Festival, September 3rd from 12:30 – 3.30pm. 

    Proudly sponsored by Brookfarm & Bangalow Sweet Pork.

    NRF Cooking Stage Program, September 3rd:

    12.30 – 1.15pm MKR Dan & Steph vs “the locals” Bangalow Sweet Pork and Michael Dlask, Salumi, with a big smokey sausage making cook-off!  MC:  Samantha Gowing.

    1.30 – 2.15pm Team Byron vs Team Lismore:  Team Byron: Mayor Simon Richardson & The Balcony, Byron Team Lismore: Mayor Jenny Dowell & Chef Iohne from The Spotted Pig at Alphadale. MC: Eddie Brook.

    2.30 – 3.15pm Team Kyogle vs Team Richmond Valley:  Team Kyogle:  Mayor Danielle Mulholland & Linda Render from Feathers Homestay B&B Team Richmond Valley:  Mayor Ernie Bennett & Don Leo from Mongogarie Lodge B&B. MC: Eddie Brook

  • November 3rd from 5.30-8.30pm

    NRF Grower Event: Farms of the Futre

    Coming soon...watch this space for more details of this event.

  • 8th December

    NRF AGM & Xmas Party

    Watch this space...details coming soon!