Eltham Farmers' Market

A Local Baker St Andrews
Products:
Organic sourdough bread plus some cakes and savouries
Local outlets:
Own shop – Thursday to Saturday
Ange’s Fresh Fruit & Veg, Kinglake
Bridge 2 Eden, Hurstbridge
Kinglake Pub and Pantry
Rosewood Cottage, Kinglake
The Roundabout Cafe, Warrandyte
Township/suburb:
St Andrews
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

A Little Baker St Andrews produces traditional handmade organic sourdough breads plus a range of artisan croissants, cakes and savouries, all baked in a wood-fired oven. The process includes resting the dough for a minimum of 6 hours from mixing to baking, with this resting time giving the bread a unique flavour and texture and making it easily digestible. All the breads are both yeast and preservative free, using the Lactobacillus bacteria for fermentation. Local ingredients are used where possible, including: berries from Kinglake, honey from Hurstbridge, citrus fruits, mushrooms and olive oil.

Now a cafe as well as a bakery.

A&G Handmade Biscuits
Products:
Homemade biscuits and cannoli
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

A&G’s biscuits and cannoli are freshly made on a weekly basis. They sell more than 20 differently flavoured biscuits of all sizes.

Al Naturale
Products:
Almond milk
Local outlets:
La Manna Fresh, Brunswick
Township/suburb:
Heidelberg West
Municipality:
Banyule
Notes (in their own words):

The almond milk is made with just 4 ingredients: almonds, Medjool dates, water and a pinch of salt. There are two variants, one with 20% almonds and the other with 8% almonds. There are no additives or preservatives.

The almond milk can be drunk neat (either hot or cold), in coffee or as an ingredient in cooked dishes. It lasts around 3 weeks in the fridge although, once opened, it should be consumed within, say, 5 days.

Glass bottles are used for environmental reasons.

Alberto’s Delicacies
Products:
Pestos, pasta, gnocchi, antipasto and pasta sauces
Local outlets:
Yarra Glen Racecourse Market
Township/suburb:
Preston
Municipality:
Darebin
Notes (in their own words):

Alberto’s Delicacies use old family recipes and have been servicing small markets for around 12 years.

Alpine Walnuts
Products:
Walnuts (including oil and flour), hazelnuts and chestnuts
Local outlets:
Bundoora Park Farmers’ Market
Notes (in their own words):

Alpine Walnuts sell walnuts, hazelnuts and chestnuts. The walnuts are sold in their shells, shelled, green, as oil and as flour. The hazelnuts are sold in their shells and shelled. The walnuts, hazelnuts and chestnuts are all harvested around April and are then available until sold out; typically, this means that the walnuts and hazelnuts are available for most of the year, whilst the chestnuts are available until early Autumn.

Apted’s Orchards
Products:
Apples and pears
Local outlets:
Farm gate (both 864 Cottlesbridge-Strathewen Road, Arthurs Creek, 3099 and 1105 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake West, 3757).
Bolton Street Fruit Market, Eltham
Local Fine Foods, Diamond Creek
Township/suburb:
Arthurs Creek
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Available February to November. Apted’s Orchards is a family owned company. It operates an orchard and grazing enterprise from Arthurs Creek and Kinglake West north east of Melbourne that has spanned 5 generations. The farm gate sales at 864 Cottlesbridge-Strathewen Road Arthurs Creek are proving very popular, with 2kg bags of apples straight from the bin – that is, unwaxed and unsorted. Farm gate sales also operate from 1105 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake West. Wholesale marketing is done through the associated Melbourne Pear Company which operates out of the Footscray Wholesale Market.

Australian Harvest / Bio Grape
Products:
Certified organic horseradish vinegar, mustards, jams, chutneys, sauces and BIO-GRAPE fruit pastes
Certified Organic
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Coldstream
Notes (in their own words):

Certified Organic, award-winning, handmade gourmet foods that not only taste great but are also good for you. Horseradish vinegar, mustards, jams, chutneys, sauces and a range of four Panforte di Australia (quince, sambucca, ginger, siena). BIO-GRAPE range of delicious fruit pastes to serve with cheese, red wine, and chilli sauce. They are a family business, with only family members working in the business, who have been hand making certified organic and functional foods for over 25 years under their AUSTRALIAN HARVEST ORGANICS and BIO-GRAPE Brands.

Bee Rescue – Heidi Honey Hurstbridge
Products:
Raw honey, creamed honey and honeycomb. Hay fever, sinus and pollen asthma remedy. Chai tea and bees wax candles.
Local outlets:
Farm gate honesty box (during daylight hours only)
Township/suburb:
Hurstbridge
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Their honey is unheated and is without added rice or corn syrup. Seasonal varieties may include Grey Box, Messmate, Yellow Box, Red Gum and Manna Gum. The honey comes from hives which are migrated from Eltham and around the Green Belt, Yarra Valley to central Victoria, plus honey from rescued hives across Melbourne.

They also offer creamed honey, honeycomb, and a highly sought after local honey remedy for hay fever, sinus and pollen related asthma (see testimonials). Plus chai tea and bees wax candles.

Finally, as Bee Rescue, they also rescue bees across Melbourne from pest controllers.

Belleview Farm
Products:
Eggs
Local outlets:
Farm gate – Saturday & Sunday, 9am-5pm.
Kinglake Produce and Artisan Market
Township/suburb:
Park Orchards
Municipality:
Manningham
Notes (in their own words):

Located on a scenic hillside with a beautiful view, Belleview Farm is a small boutique farm selling free range eggs. Their birds are raised and tendered to on the farm and Belleview Farm takes pride in their welfare. They ensure that the birds are fed a nutritious, vitamin-enriched diet including seeds, grains and canola. The farm is pesticide-free and chemical-free.

Bizzy Beehive Australian Honey
Products:
Honey
Local outlets:
Laurimar Quality Meats, Doreen
M n M Fruits, Coburg
Moxie Cafe, Whittlesea
The Flying Tarts Bakery, Kinglake West
Notes (in their own words):

Bizzy Beehive sell raw, unpasteurised honey, including orange blossom and wildflower. The precise flavours of the raw honey depend on where the bees collect their nectar and pollen so every jar is distinctive.

Blue Bay Cheese
Products:
Dairy products, including soft and hard cheeses, yoghurts and kefir
Local outlets:
Heathmont Farmers’ Market
Leo’s Fine Food & Wine, Heidelberg
Notes (in their own words):

Cheeses and yoghurts are made by hand following traditional family recipes, which have been continually improved over the years. No chemicals, no preservatives, non-animal rennet are used, and the cheeses are suitable for vegetarians. Cow’s milk produce: natural yoghurts and kefirs/probiotics, quark-soft cheese, bries and blues, hard cheeses/vintages – cheddar (tasty), romano, gruyere, tasty gouda, fettas. Goat’s milk produce: kefir, chevre, marinated fetta, haloumy, tasty cheese (caprino), chevre with dill.

Botanikos
Name:
Products:
Botanically infused simple syrups and shrubs
Local outlets:
Local outlets:
Heidi Makers Market
Township/suburb:
Wonga Park
Municipality:
Manningham
Notes (in their own words):

Botanikos makes a wide range of botanically-infused simple syrups and shrubs as cocktail or mocktail mixers. Each is made with fresh, local or Australian ingredients and each is infused with the flavours and aromas of various plants and herbs.

The simple syrup flavours include rosemary, thyme, lavender, bergamot, hibiscus, rose garden, lemon, lime, bitter orange, marmalade, indigo, chocola, salty pete, passionfruit and dragonfruit.

Shrubs are sour drink mixers made from apple cider vinegar, spring water, sugar, fruit and indigenous herbs (such as strawberry gum, lemon myrtle, pepperberry, anise myrtle, cinnamon myrtle and rivermint).

The business has a commitment to sustainability. Ingredients are local where possible, as are the bottles, labels and packaging. They minimise waste and any remaining waste products are composted.

Chef’s Fine Food
Products:
Pies, pates, terrines, pesto, tapenade and relishes
Local outlets:
Own shop – Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 5.30pm (recommend that you call first)
Eltham Gourmet Poultry
Township/suburb:
Eltham
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Using locally-sourced, grass-fed beef and free-range chicken from the Yarra Valley, Erin and David Turnley have built a solid reputation over the last 10 years as producing some of the best family gourmet pies in the region. Their pie range includes chunky beef, chicken, scallop, roast vegetable and apple. At the local markets that they frequent, you can also sample their array of pates which includes chicken, duck, salmon and venison. Basil and coriander pesto and duck and chicken terrines are also available for sale. All ingredients are sourced locally, with grass-fed beef, and chicken, duck and venison which is free range and hormone free.

Chiron Health
Products:
Laundry powder, oils, soaps, etc. Also, some teas, chutneys, etc.
Certified Organic
Local outlets:
Chapkoun Pharmacy, Thomastown
Clifton Hill Pharmacy, Clifton Hill
Joe’s Organic Markets, Northcote
Miller Gilbert Pharmacy, Preston
Pharmacy Select, Mill Park
Sprout Health Store & Organic Grocer, Hawthorn
Takis & Kathy’s Christenings & Weddings, Northcote
Top of The Town Organics, Preston
Vasili’s Organics, Coburg
Notes (in their own words):

Chiron Health’s products include: prickly pear oil; olive and cactus gel laundry powder; olive oil soaps; shampoo; talc free powder; St Johns oil; olive oil; herbal teas; fig jams and chutneys; peach and nectarine chutney; grape molasses; and cold press honey (olive tree blossom).

Chiron Health’s products are based on science, with formulas researched by Dr Natalie Alexopoulos. 99% of the ingredients are from their own certified organic farm. All the ingredients are grown without the use of chemicals or pesticides and, because their products are made in small batches, each product is made as soon as the associated herbs have been picked.

Doron Talmi Sweet-eez
Products:
Mandarins and oranges
Notes (in their own words):

Doron Talmi Sweet-eez is a 50 acre citrus farm which grows mandarins (including satsuma & imperial) and oranges (including blood, yellow, sweet-eez & summer gold). All products are sold at the farmers’ markets around Melbourne from April to October.

Gembrook Potatoes
Products:
Brushed potatoes: Nicola, Kipfler, Lady Jane, Dutch Cream and Sebago. Also pumpkins.
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Both Elaine’s and Joe’s fathers were potato farmers and they themselves have been growing potatoes for 45 years. They supply freshly dug, good-eating potatoes.

Gorgeous George Probiotics
Products:
Probiotic beverages and condiments
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Gorgeous George Probiotics’ products include kombucha, water kefir, sauerkraut, prebiotic dips, vegan pestos and apple cider vinegar tonic.

Henley Farms
Local outlets:
Two Sisters Fresh Produce, Research
Township/suburb:
Kangaroo Ground
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Henley Farms is a small micro re-generative farm that produces organic-fed, pastured, free range eggs.

You can buy the eggs online or at selected shops and farmers’ markets.

The farm is PROOF certified , which means that the chickens are raised outdoors with continuous and unrestricted daytime access to paddocks that are suitable for grazing and are provided with shade and shelter. Customised mobile caravans provide shelter, nest boxes and perches which are moved regularly to fresh pasture. They have a stocking density of just 150 birds per hectare.

The chickens feed on Certified Organic feed that comes from Country Heritage Feeds. All other inputs (garlic, kelp, etc) are Certified Organic. The farm is also Organically Certified for pasture. They do not use any chemicals, artificial fertilisers, antibiotics, hormones, fungicides, pesticides, herbicides or egg colour additives.

The chickens listen to classical music as they lay eggs.

Hillmartin Distillery
Products:
Gin
Local outlets:
Abruzzo Lab, Epping
Bar Ciconne, Macleod
Craft & Vine, Montmorency
Diamond Creek Hotel Bottle Shop
Panton Hill Hotel
The Black Sheep Hawthorn, Bar and Bottle Shop
Township/suburb:
Plenty
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Hillmartin Distillery is a small family owned operation, headed up by father daughter duo Gavin and Amy Shaw. They combine art and science to produce a range of gins for those with a taste for the sweet and fruity through to those who like something that is dry. And, of course, everything in between.

Holy Nuts
Name:
Products:
Nut butters, nut spreads and dukkah
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Thomastown
Municipality:
Whittlesea
Notes (in their own words):

Holy Nuts make nut butters, nut spreads and dukkah.

The nut butters and nut spreads are made from 100% Australian ingredients, with no preservatives or emulsifiers. They are made slowly in a stone grinder until they are totally smooth. The range encompasses almond, hazelnut, macadamia and pecan. Everything is gluten, corn, soy and dairy free, and there are also vegan and keto options.

At markets, they also sell vegan and low sugar brownies, sugar free cupcakes, refined sugar free & vegan bliss balls, and vegan hot chocolate & turmeric latte made from the nut butter.

Island Home
Products:
Curries (both fish and vegan) plus accompaniments
Local outlets:
The Common Good, Hawthorn
Wild Things Food, Fitzroy North
Township/suburb:
Princes Hill
Municipality:
City of Yarra
Notes (in their own words):

Island Home make Sri Lankan curry meals, both fish and vegan, which you take home and, once heated up, are ready to eat. Their menu changes from week to week. They also make a number of accompaniments, including date and lime chutney, spicy vegetable pickle, preserved eggplants in tamarind, and semolina and rose water (Ceylon Love) cake.

As well as their ready made meals, at markets they also sell read-to-eat pan rolls.

They also offer a waste-free catering service.

They source their ingredients locally where possible and certified organic where possible. Their packaging is 100% home compostable, with their meals being wrapped in banana leaf and their accompaniments in recyclable glass.

Kanelle
Name:
Products:
Quiches and pastries
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Forest Hill
Municipality:
Whitehorse
Notes (in their own words):

Kanelle’s pastries include chicken boucane, roasted vegetables, cheese, and hobey bacon & caramelised onions. Their pastries include coconut tart, cherrie tart and cupcakes. Kanelle comprises two twin brothers, originally from Lyon in France, who have been making sweet and savoury pastries for many years, ever since graduating from cookery school together. Their parents are originally from the French Caribbean, and their food reflects their French and Caribbean roots.

King Valley Walnuts
Products:
Walnuts (in shell, kernel, pickled and spiced)
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Available April to November. King Valley Walnuts work with the seasons to bring you award-winning walnuts in shell and walnut kernel. They also prepare a variety of products in their farm kitchen for sale to you including pickled walnuts and yum and wicked spiced walnuts.

Kingfisher Citrus
Products:
Seasonal citrus fruits, juice, avocados, jams/marmalades/preserves, pickled garlic and some seasonal vegetables
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Kingfisher Citrus is a proudly owned and operated fourth generation family farm, nestled on the banks of the Murray River in Narrung, North West Victoria. Their citrus includes oranges, mandarins, lemons. limes, tangelos, blood oranges and grapefruit, and they also sell avocados. With a focus on flavor, their fruit is picked at maturity, is full of juice and is pesticide, fungicide and wax free. Their jams/marmalades/preserves include mulberry jam, fig jam, orange marmalade, mixed citrus marmalade, spiced oranges, lemon butter and preserved lemons. Other products include freshly squeezed juice, pure juice icy poles, onions, pumpkins, garlic and pickled garlic.

Kinglake West Blueberries
Products:
Blueberries (and sometimes raspberries)
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Kinglake West
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

The blueberries are available December and January.

La Louche
Name:
Products:
Savoury galettes and sweet crepes
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Eltham
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

La Louche make ready-to-eat savoury galettes and sweet crepes, including both gluten-free and vegan options. Where possible, they use local fruit and vegetables.

Loco for Cocoa
Products:
A wide range of chocolate
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Preston
Municipality:
Darebin
Notes (in their own words):

Loco for Cocoa make a wide range of chocolate bars, all full of flavour and interesting textures. There are 22 different flavour combinations, including some vegan options. Other than the cacao beans, they try to only use locally sourced ingredients.

They also sell rocky road, pretzel crunch biscuits and salted caramel fudges.

Love Is Coffee
Products:
Four different coffees
Certified Organic ingredients
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Diamond Creek
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Love Is Coffee sells four different coffees: Ethiopian, Nicaraguan, Peruvian and Timorean. The coffee can be bought as either roasted beans or as ground coffee. The coffee is roasted on the day of the market using Certified Organic, fair trade coffee beans.

Mount Prospect Farm
Products:
A wide range of vegetables
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Mount Prospect Farm’s produce includes: potatoes, garlic, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrots, cauliflower, celery, kale, leeks, peas, pumpkin, rhubarb, shallots, silverbeet, swedes, sweetcorn and zucchini.

Murray River Smokehouse
Products:
Smoked meats and fish plus gravlax
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Murray River Smokehouse are a small family business which is focussed on producing smoked meats and fish plus gravlax. Their smoked products include trout, trout pate, ham, bacon, kransky, kangaroo, lamb, beef/pastrami, chicken, eel, quail and turkey. Their pork & turkey are free range, their lamb & beef are pasture fed, their chicken & quail are barn raised, and their eel & kangaroo are wild caught. There are no ‘e’ numbers in any of their products and they use no artificial smokes, flavours or fillers.

The business started smoking fish in the 1970’s but started off life as a butchery in the 1930’s. They have kept the original open fired smoke ovens but also have a modern smoking oven capable of cold smoking. They use only river red gum as timber for their smoke.

Nick’s Gnocchi & Pasta
Products:
A variety of pastas. Sauces.
Local outlets:
Floridia Cheese, Thomastown
Granieri’s Food Services, Epping
Local Fine Foods, Diamond Creek
Rosanna Fine Produce
Sculli Brother’s, Greensborough
Township/suburb:
Greensborough
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Nick’s Gnocchi & Pasta make cut pastas (fettuccine, spaghetti, etc), filled pastas (cannelloni and ravioli), lasagne and handmade gnocchi. They also make bolognese and napoletana sauces.

Their pastas are made fresh then frozen (this is the best way to preserve fresh pasta if not cooking within a few days from purchase). They don’t use any preservatives.

Nick started his business in 2019 when he was 19 years of age. It is now a family run business, “like Nonna’s, but Nick’s.” Nick was Nillumbik’s Young Business Achiever for 2022.

Panton Hill Estate Olives
Products:
Olives, olive oil and other olive oil products
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Panton Hill
Municipality:
Nillumbik
Notes (in their own words):

Panton Hill Estate Olives produces extra virgin olive oils, processed primarily as single variety oils, as well as selling table olives. It also makes a handmade range of cosmetic products, all made solely with their extra virgin olive oil, including soap, lip balm, hand scrub and calendula healing balm.

The olive varieties include Frantoio, Correggiola and Koroneiki for oil production, and Kalamata and California Queen varieties for table olives. Quality is always the primary driver at each phase of the production process and the table olives are processed on site, using the traditional salt and water brine method of curing. This takes up to six months of careful attention to ensure the resulting table olives are firm and have the distinctive taste and qualities of their varieties. Part of the secret of the flavours are the shale soils found in Nillumbik, in which olive trees thrive.

PEACE Farm Organic Nursery
Products:
Seedlings (veggies, herbs and companion plants) plus fruit trees
Certified Organic
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

PEACE farm (Permaculture, Education, Arts, Community, Enterprise) a small permaculture farm which, inter alia, teaches farm workers and interns how to grow plants and also save seeds. Their Certified Organic nursery produces a wide variety of heirloom veggie & herb seedlings, companion plants and fruit trees. They supply two wholefood stores plus a few nurseries and they sell their surplus at markets during Spring and Autumn.

Petronio Wines
Products:
Arneis, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Reisling, Sangiovese, Shiraz
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Yering
Municipality:
Yarra Ranges
Notes (in their own words):

Petronio Wines make small batch, single vineyard wines using grapes sourced from regional Victorian vineyards. As such, the wines represent the ‘terroir’ from which they were grown and are expressive of the vintage. They have a minimal intervention approach to their wine making and all of their wines are vegan friendly.

Their wines include Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Reisling, Sangiovese and Shiraz.

Salsicce 3rd Generation
Products:
Pure pork sausages
Local outlets:
Boccaccio SUPA IGA, Balwyn
Piedimonte’s Supermarket & Liquor, Fitzroy North
Township/suburb:
Reservoir
Municipality:
Darebin
Notes (in their own words):

Salsicce 3rd Generation are a third generation family who make pure pork sausages. They manufacture around 25 different flavours from regions all over the world. Their sausages are free of both preservatives and gluten, with no flour-based fillers. They source their pork from free range producers with a passion for quality and animal welfare sustainability.

They operate under a strict quality HACCP Assurance Program which is regularly audited by an independent third party certification body. This ensures adherence to regulatory requirements.

They have an online store on their website where the public can place orders. They also have a wholesale division that supplies the hospitality industry and supermarkets throughout Victoria.

Schulz Organic Dairy
Products:
Milk and milk products
Certified Organic
Local outlets:
Apples and Sage Organic Wholefoods, Balwyn
Aumanns at Warrandyte
Cannings Free Range Butchers, Hawthorn
Eastfield Organic Natural Food Market, Croydon South
Health Food Thyme, Croydon
Kew Organics, Kew
Renaissance IGA, Hawthorn
Sprout Health Store & Organic Grocer, Hawthorn
Terra Madre, Northcote
Notes (in their own words):

Schulz’s products are truly simple and delicious, made from the whole milk of their Friesian and Jersey cows, and with nothing added but natural ingredients. They are processed right on the farm, in small batches, with great care and attention to detail.

They are on 832 acres of fertile land in South West Victoria. Since 1972, they have used biodynamic and organic principles to enhance the vitality of the soil, grasses and animals.

Selba Farm
Products:
Extra virgin and infused olive oil. Also, pickles and honey.
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Selba Farm’s products include extra virgin olive oil, infused olive oil, olive pickles, honey and lime pickle. Their olive oil is produced on site by grinding the olives at a controlled ambient temperature, preserving the natural taste, in a method is known as ‘cold press’.

Selba Farm is a mixed farm enterprise on a 140-acre lot that includes a residential house, olive groves of 3,000 trees, an olive oil production and food packaging facility, commercial volumes of purple and white garlic, a small-scale vineyard (2 acres), Dorper sheep husbandry (50 sheep), Boer goat husbandry (70 goats), apiary and fresh produce grown both in greenhouses and in open nature.

Si Mangia
Name:
Products:
Tomato puree, pasta sauce and olives
Local outlets:
Township/suburb:
Reservoir
Municipality:
Darebin
Notes (in their own words):

Si Mangia started as Mangia Mangia in 2015. After the success of their books that promote traditional Southern Italian seasonal foods, they saw a need in the market for locally-made tomato products that remained faithful to traditional cooking methods. The results so far are: passata di pomodoro (tomato puree); sugo pronto (ready made pasta sauce); olives cured and dressed according to traditional Calabrian recipes; and capsicum paste for salumi.

Silvertine Farm
Products:
A wide range of vegetables
Local outlets:
Notes (in their own words):

Silvertine Farm run a small market garden at Yarra Valley ECOSS. They use biodynamic and organic principles and practices to create living soil to create living vegetables.

Specialty Coffee Army
Products:
Coffee beans, ground coffee, batch brew and pour over coffee
Local outlets:
Thomastown Trash and Treasure Market
Township/suburb:
Mernda
Municipality:
Whittlesea
Notes (in their own words):

Specialty Coffee Army is a small, specialty coffee roastery who sell both freshly roasted coffee beans and ground coffee. They also have a coffee trailer, which sells batch brew and pour over coffee.

They roast only specialty coffee beans graded at 82+ using a gas roasting machine, following a precise manual roasting method for each batch, creating roasting profiles that match the specific origin of the beans. These profiles cover such subjects as the appropriate grinding methods and the right water temperature using different brewing methods such as batch brew, pour over, gravity press and cold brew.

Their single origin coffees come from a wide variety of places, including Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Kenya, Mexico, Peru and Yemen.

Their coffees are roasted for both filter and espresso or milk based coffees.

They only source their coffee beans through importers that have followed strict specialty coffee rules, including trading ethically with the producers. To help reduce plastic waste, they use recyclable coffee bags that meet RedCycle’s standards.

As well as www.instagram.com/Toxikbeans, they have another Instagram page at www.instagram.com/SpecialtyCoffeeArmy.