Bolton Street Deli, Eltham

 

boltonstreet8Bolton Street Deli & Liquor, in Eltham, is well on its way to being a fully-fledged local food hub.  It now stocks products from an impressive 18 local food producers in North East Melbourne.

Given that the deli does not stock vegetables, fruit or fresh meat, it has most other bases covered, from condiments and bread, through beverages and honey, to chocolate and wine.

In recognition of its unique status in the local food economy, Local Food Connect awarded the deli a certificate of recognition in April 2015, presented at Eltham Farmers’ Market by Vicki Ward. The photo shows Colin – the owner of the deli – with this certificate.

The 19 producers are:

Beverages Paleta Artisan Popsicles
Yarra Valley Tea Company
Icy poles
Certified organic tea
Bread Caffe Strada
Healthybake
Gluten-free
 
Chocolate Chocolatier Australia
Organic Times
 
Certified organic
Condiments & makers Chef’s Fine Food
Marisa’s Kitchen
Offaly Good Food
PoppySmack
Under The Pickle Tree
Pies, pates, terrines, pesto, tapenade and relishes
Marmalade
Dips
Asian sauces
Relishes, sauces, curries, pastes, pickles and sauces
Honey Vincent Testa’s Honey
Olive oil Arthurs Creek Garlic Garlic & chilli fusions and olive oils
Sweet treats Unforgettable Products Meringues, curds and other sweet dishes
Wine Buttermans Track
Lovegrove Vineyard & Winery
Shaws Road Winery
Wedgetail Estate

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