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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
    September 28th 2016, 4- 7pm

    Ready, Steady, Sell...How to get your product onto the shelves

    Are you looking for help to get your product to market and onto the shelves? Do you currently sell via the markets, but would like to expand into retail? Then this event was created just for you!  

    We have a great line up of NRF member speakers who will be sharing their own experiences in getting their product to market & on the shelves.

    Our speakers will include: 

    • Lisa Kelly, (Store Manager, SPAR Lismore) - How to get your product sold in our store;
    • Eddie Brook (Business Development Manager, Brookfarm) - the 30 second sales pitch! Selling your product to the buyers...
    • Ray Karam (Owner and Proprietor of Nourish Bulk Health Organic, Ballina) - the retail perspective.
    • Steve Blick (Sales & Marketing, Stone & Wood) - getting product onto shelves - the S&W experience!.

    Come along and hear first hand from people doing it well....ask your questions and chat with like minded people in our dynamic local food industry. 

    Date: Wednesday September 28th from 4 - 7pm

    Venue:  The Point, Ballina

    Cost:  $45 NRF Members $65 non-members

    More info and tickets here:  https://register.eventarc.com/35560/nrf-ready-steady-sell


  • Upcoming Events
    November 3rd from 5 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. BYO drinks

    More information & tickets here: 


  • 8th December

    NRF AGM & Xmas Party

    Watch this space...details coming soon!