Local food producers

 

Click any of the producer’s names to see more detailed information about that producer. Also, the list can be sorted by any of the columns, saved (in a variety of formats) or printed out. If you would like to be listed, or know of any producer that you think should be listed, please email us.  Thanks to Nillumbik Shire Council for sharing the data from their 2014 local food survey, which we used as our starting point.

NameTypeCategoryCategoryProductsTownship / SuburbTownship / SuburbEltham Farmers' Market?
A Local Baker St Andrews
SecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Sweet Treats; CafeBread and Baked Goods
Sweet Treats
Cafe
Organic sourdough bread plus some cakes and savouries St AndrewsSt Andrewsyes
Alberto's DelicaciesSecondaryPasta; Condiments and MakersPasta
Condiments and Makers
Pestos, pasta, gnocchi, antipasto and pasta saucesPrestonPrestonyes
Alot of Good StuffSecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Condiments and MakersBread and Baked Goods
Condiments and Makers
Preserves, biscuits and loavesGreensboroughGreensboroughyes
Apted's OrchardsPrimaryFruitFruitApples and pearsArthurs CreekArthurs Creekyes
Arthurs Creek GarlicPrimaryVegetables; Olive OilVegetables
Olive Oil
Garlic (Italian Purple and Californian Late). Garlic & chilli fusions and olive oils.Arthurs CreekArthurs Creekyes
Australian Harvest / Bio GrapeSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersCertified organic horseradish vinegar, mustards, jams, chutneys, sauces and BIO-GRAPE fruit pastesColdstreamColdstreamyes
AVS Organic FoodsSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersVegan products: non-dairy cheese and cream, sauces, pies, black salt and pet treatsWatsonia NorthWatsonia North.
Backyard HoneyPrimaryHoneyHoneyHoney, bees wax and apiary servicesSurrey HillsSurrey Hills.
Heidi Honey HurstbridgePrimaryHoneyHoneyRaw, medical and creamed honey, plus honeycomb. Chai tea and bees wax candles.HurstbridgeHurstbridgeyes
Belleview FarmPrimaryEggs and ChickensEggs and ChickensChicken, duck, goose and quail eggsPark OrchardsPark Orchardsyes
Ben's BeesPrimaryHoneyHoneyHoney and beeswax productsBlackburn NorthBlackburn North.
Benny's BerriesSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersJamsMooroolbarkMooroolbark.
Billy van CreamySecondaryIce CreamIce CreamGelatoFitzroy NorthFitzroy North.
Blake + FablesSecondarySweet TreatsSweet TreatsCakes and pies - ordered online and deliveredLower TemplestoweLower Templestowe.
Blossom's OrganicsSecondaryGrains and SpicesGrains and SpicesSpices, herb, seed blends, chai, dukkah and relish made from Certified Organic ingredientsCroydonCroydon.
Blue Pear PantrySecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsSavoury rollsNorth WarrandyteNorth Warrandyteyes
Bomba Wood Fired PizzaSecondaryMobile; CateringMobile
Catering
Vegan and vegetarian pizzasElthamEltham.
Bumpstead Family ApiariesPrimaryHoneyHoneyHoney and beeswax productsKinglakeKinglake.
Buttermans TrackPrimaryWineWinePinot Noir, Shiraz, SangioveseSt AndrewsSt Andrews.
Caffe StradaSecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Sweet Treats; CafeBread and Baked Goods
Sweet Treats
Cafe
Gluten-free breads, cakes and pastriesIvanhoeIvanhoe.
Charmain's Handmade ChocolatesSecondaryChocolateChocolateHandmade chocolatesResearchResearch.
Chef's Fine FoodSecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Condiments and MakersBread and Baked Goods
Condiments and Makers
Pies, pates, terrines, pesto, tapenade and relishesElthamElthamyes
Chocolatier AustraliaSecondaryChocolateChocolateAffordable, premium, luxury chocolateHeidelberg WestHeidelberg West.
Cocoa RhapsodySecondaryChocolateChocolateCertified Organic chocolate, some vegan friendlyCoburgCoburgyes
Crepe CollectiveSecondaryMobileMobileSavoury galettes and sweet crepes
ElthamElthamyes
Curry FavourSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersFresh Thai curry pastesHawthornHawthornyes
Darebin Information, Volunteer & Resource ServicePrimarySeedlings and PlantsSeedlings and PlantsFruit trees and veggie seedlingsPrestonPreston.
Doreen Egg FarmPrimaryEggs and ChickensEggs and ChickensFree range eggs and Hyline Brown chickensDoreenDoreen.
Eastaway Food ProductsSecondaryCondiments and Makers; BeveragesCondiments and Makers
Beverages
Jams, chutneys, cordials and jam drop biscuitsMacleodMacleod.
Fritz GelatoSecondaryIce CreamIce CreamGelatoRichmondRichmond.
Girl Made ChocolateSecondaryChocolateChocolateVegan, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, raw chocolateNorthcoteNorthcote.
Gourmet PiesSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsPiesBrunswickBrunswickyes
Harry HooSecondaryMobileMobileSpring rolls, dim sims, dumplings and won tonsBayswaterBayswater.
HealthybakeSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsA wide range of organic healthy breadsLilydaleLilydale.
Hildebrand GrovePrimaryOlive OilOlive OilExtra virgin and infused olive oilCottles BridgeCottles Bridgeyes
Hildebrand Ridge Organic VineyardPrimaryWineWineCabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot NoirCottles BridgeCottles Bridge.
Holy CrumpetsSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsSourdough crumpetsBrunswickyes
Hurstbridge FarmgatePrimaryVegetables; FruitVegetables
Fruit
A wide range of vegetables and some fruitHurstbridgeHurstbridge.
J.B. Shackleton's
SecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersMarmalade, jellies, jams and luxury condimentsWonga ParkWonga Park.
Juanita's KitchenSecondaryCondiments and Makers; BeveragesCondiments and Makers
Beverages
Mexican and West African sauces. Also, selected beverages.PrestonPreston.
Just PickedPrimaryVegetables; Fruit; Condiments and MakersVegetables
Fruit
Condiments and Makers
Apricots, berries, blood plums, nectarines, peaches and other fruit. Vegetables, herbs, chutneys, jams, tomato ketchup, cured fruit and spiced pears.Yan YeanYan Yeanyes
KABUUPrimarySeedlings and Plants; VegetablesSeedlings and Plants
Vegetables
Soil block seedlings (veggies, herbs and flowers). Also, microgreens.MontmorencyMontmorencyyes
Kaz's ChaiSecondaryBeveragesBeveragesChai teaResearchResearchyes
Kellybrook WineryPrimaryBeverages; WineBeverages
Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernets, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Shiraz, Apple Brandy and Tawny Port. Also, cider and beer.Wonga ParkWonga Park.
Kinglake ProteasPrimarySeedlings and PlantsSeedlings and PlantsProteas and leucadendronsKinglakeKinglakeyes
Kinglake VegetablesPrimaryVegetables; FruitVegetables
Fruit
A wide range of vegetables plus some fruitKinglakeKinglake.
Kinglake West BlueberriesPrimaryFruitFruitBlueberries (and sometimes raspberries)Kinglake WestKinglake Westyes
Kings of Kangaroo GroundPrimaryWineWineChardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, ShirazKangaroo GroundKangaroo Groundyes
Kooinda Boutique BrewerySecondaryBeverages; BarBeverages
Bar
A range of beers
Heidelberg WestHeidelberg West.
Kookaberry Strawberry FarmPrimaryFruit; Condiments and MakersFruit
Condiments and Makers
Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, figs, persimmon. Jams, syrups and vinegars. Soup, berry pies and frozen berries.WandinWandin.
Kylie's Slow DoughSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsOrganic artisan breadChristmas HillsChristmas Hills.
La Villa SalumiPrimaryMeat and PoultryMeat and PoultryPork sausages, bacon and smoked smallgoodsKilsythKilsyth.
Les Crepes de MarionSecondarySweet TreatsSweet TreatsSweet crepesBalwynBalwyn.
Lockton Farm Gourmet SausagesPrimaryMeat and PoultryMeat and PoultryA wide range of gourmet sausagesMooroolbarkMooroolbarkyes
Lovegrove Vineyard & WineryPrimaryWineWineCabernet Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Fortified Chardonnay Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Pressings, Liqueur Sauvignon Blanc, Liqueur Pinot NoirCottles BridgeCottles Bridge.
Magic MuesliSecondaryGrains and SpicesGrains and SpicesMuesli and porridgeFitzroy NorthFitzroy North.
Mama Bakes NaturallySecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Sweet TreatsBread and Baked Goods
Sweet Treats
Gingerbread men, chocolate chip cookies and sweet & savoury bitesRingwood EastRingwood East.
ManukoSecondaryChocolateChocolateVegan chocolate treatsThornburyThornbury.
Maya 'Xala HoneyPrimaryHoneyHoneyHoneyDoreenDoreen.
More Than A MouthfulSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersPasta sauces and preservesSurrey HillsSurrey Hills.
My Fresh MenuSecondaryMobile; CateringMobile
Catering
Local catering and delivery of Vietnamese dishesResearchResearch.
My Goosey GanderSecondaryGrains and Spices; Bread and Baked GoodsGrains and Spices
Bread and Baked Goods
Granola. Some baked goods.ElthamEltham.
My Little Country KitchenSecondaryMobile; CateringMobile
Catering
A range of catering meals and finger foodKinglake WestKinglake West.
Napoleone Brewery & CiderhousePrimaryBeveragesBeveragesBeer and ciderColdstreamColdstream.
Nee's High Apple PiesSecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Mobile; Sweet TreatsBread and Baked Goods
Mobile
Sweet Treats
Apple pies and baked cheesecakesKinglake WestKinglake West.
Nillumbik EstatePrimaryWineWineCabernet Merlot, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo, Pinot Chardonnay (sparkling), Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, ShirazSmiths GullySmiths Gully.
No GrainerSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsGrain-free bread and scrollsReservoirReservoir.
Offaly Good FoodSecondaryMeat and PoultryMeat and PoultryChicken liver pateCarltonCarlton.
Old EvropaSecondaryBread and Baked Goods; CafeBread and Baked Goods
Cafe
Focaccias and organic breadsElthamElthamyes
Organic TimesSecondaryChocolate; Sweet Treats; Condiments and MakersChocolate
Sweet Treats
Condiments and Makers
Certified Organic chocolate, cookies, dairy, powders and sweetenersElthamEltham.
Palace PiesSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsVegan savoury piesBrunswick EastBrunswick Eastyes
Paleta Artisan PopsiclesSecondaryBeveragesBeveragesIcy polesDiamond CreekDiamond Creek.
Panton Hill Estate OlivesPrimaryOlive OilOlive OilOlives, olive oil and other olive oil productsPanton HillPanton Hillyes
Panton Hill Vineyard & WineryPrimaryWineWineCabernet Franc, Cabernet-Savignon-Merlot-Franc, Chardonnay, Chardonnay Liquor, Muscat, Pinot Port, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, Sparking Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Verdehlo Panton HillPanton Hill.
Peter Castaldo's Local HoneyPrimaryHoneyHoneyHoneyRosannaRosanna.
Petty's OrchardPrimaryFruitFruitApplesTemplestoweTemplestowe.
PoppySmackSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersAsian saucesWarrandyteWarrandyte.
Primal Alternative by CarolynSecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsGrain-free breads, cookies and pizza basesCottles BridgeCottles Bridgeyes
Punch
PrimaryWineWineCabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot NoirSt AndrewsSt Andrews.
Quists CoffeeSecondaryBeveragesBeveragesCoffeeResearchResearch.
Raw 4 The PeopleSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersBread alternatives and snack foodsBayswater NorthBayswater North.
Rustic Sourdough BakerySecondaryBread and Baked GoodsBread and Baked GoodsSourdough bread, yeast-free bread, wheat-free bread and spelt breadGreensboroughGreensboroughyes
Screaming WafflesSecondarySweet Treats; Bread and Baked GoodsSweet Treats
Bread and Baked Goods
Dutch stroopwafels (syrup waffles)Park OrchardsPark Orchards.
Shaws Road WineryPrimaryBeverages; WineBeverages
Wine
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and the classic Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Franc and Merlot. Also, cider and beer.Arthurs CreekArthurs Creekyes
Si MangiaSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersTomato puree, pasta sauce and olivesReservoirReservoiryes
Smoke and RoastSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersSmoked sea saltElthamEltham.
Spice FusionSecondaryGrains and SpicesGrains and SpicesIndividual spices, spice and curry blends, dukkah and chilli jamRingwoodRingwoodyes
Spirli StrawberriesPrimaryFruitFruitStrawberriesWandin NorthWandin Northyes
Spoke & SpadePrimaryVegetablesVegetablesA range of vegetablesHeidelberg WestHeidelberg West.
Steffen's Fine FoodsSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersChutneys, sauces, dressings, butters, jams, nougat and kasundiEltham NorthEltham Northyes
Subtle Spice CreationsSecondaryGrains and SpicesGrains and SpicesSpice blends, pickles and tea blendsHeidelberg HeightsHeidelberg Heights.
Sugarloaf ProducePrimaryVegetables; MushroomsVegetables
Mushrooms
A wide range of vegetables. Also, swiss brown mushrooms.StrathewenStrathewenyes
Sure ThingsPrimaryyVegetablesVegetablesCertified organic garlic. Some seasonal veggies when available.MontroseMontrose.
Swipers Gully VineyardPrimaryWineWineMerlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, VerduzzoKangaroo GroundKangaroo Ground.
Take Me HomeSecondaryPasta; Condiments and MakersPasta
Condiments and Makers
Pastas, gnocchi, pizza bases, pasta sauces and crostatasCoburgCoburgyes
That's Amore CheeseSecondaryCheese; Deli; CafeCheese
Deli
Cafe
Italian-style soft curd cheeses, including mozzarella, caciotta, bocconcini, ricotta, smoked cheese and matured cheeseThomastownThomastown.
The 3 Ravens Brewing CompanySecondaryBeveragesBeveragesA range of beersThornburyThornbury.
The Cake Stall
SecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Sweet TreatsBread and Baked Goods
Sweet Treats
Cakes and croissants. Also, sausage rolls, pies and quiche.ElthamElthamyes
The Cherry Boys
PrimaryFruitFruitCherries and figsWandin NorthWandin North.
The Magic PantrySecondaryChocolate; Sweet TreatsChocolate
Sweet Treats
Handmade chocolates, macarons, meringues and nougatWarranwoodWarranwood.
The Mrs & CoSecondaryGrains and SpicesGrains and SpicesCereals and snacksMt EvelynMt Evelynyes
The Mushroom CoPrimaryMushroomsMushroomsA range of Asian mushrooms and mushroom kitsRingwoodRingwoodyes
The Mushroom ShedPrimaryMushrooms; Seedlings and Plants; VegetablesMushrooms
Seedlings and Plants
Vegetables
Mushrooms, mushroom kits, some seasonal veggies, plus herb and veggie seedlingsMontmorencyMontmorencyyes
Top Hundred AcresPrimaryEggs and ChickensEggs and ChickensEggs (certified Free Range by FRFA)Yan YeanYan Yean.
Turners Bakehouse EaterySecondaryBread and Baked Goods; Sweet Treats; CafeBread and Baked Goods
Sweet Treats
Cafe
Sourdough bread, pies, cakes and pastriesMerndaMernda.
Under The Pickle TreeSecondaryCondiments and MakersCondiments and MakersRelishes, stir fry sauces, curries, pastes, pickles and saucesPanton HillPanton Hill.
Unforgettable ProductsSecondarySweet TreatsSweet TreatsFlavoured meringues, honeycomb, lemon curd, passionfruit curd, chocolate sauce, pavlovas and fruit medleyWarrandyteWarrandyte.
Van Nunen ChocolatesSecondaryChocolateChocolateHandmade chocolatesElthamEltham.
Warrandyte Local HoneyPrimaryHoneyHoneyAmber honeyWarrandyteWarrandyte.
Watson's Creek WinesPrimaryWineWineCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, MerlotKangaroo GroundKangaroo Ground.
We Feed youSecondaryReady Made MealsReady Made MealsA range of healthy ready made meals delivered to your homeCarltonCarlton.
Wedgetail EstatePrimaryWineWineCabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, ShirazCottles BridgeCottles Bridge.
Weeping Grevillea NurseryPrimaryVegetables; Fruit; Condiments and MakersVegetables
Fruit
Condiments and Makers
Lemons, limes and herbs. Also, seasonally, pumpkins, blood oranges, grapefruit, jams and and marmalade.Kangaroo GroundKangaroo Ground.
Wholemilk Continental Cheese CompanySecondaryCheeseCheeseItalian cheeses: pecorino, parmesan, provole, mozzarella, ricotta and moreHeidelberg WestHeidelberg West.
Yarra CoffeeSecondaryBeverages; CafeBeverages
Cafe
Coffee and chaiLilydaleLilydaleyes
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice CreamerySecondaryChocolate; CafeChocolate
Cafe
A wide range of chocolates and ice creamYarra GlenYarra Glen.
Yarra Valley DairySecondaryCheese; Deli; CafeCheese
Deli
Cafe
Soft style cheeses, both cow and goatYeringYering.
Yarra Valley Gateway EstatePrimaryVegetables; Fruit; Meat and Poultry; Deli; CafeVegetables
Fruit
Meat and Poultry
Deli
Cafe
Capsicum, strawberries, basil, beef and wineColdstreamColdstream.
Yarra Valley Gourmet FoodsSecondaryCondiments and Makers; BeveragesCondiments and Makers
Beverages
Salad dressings, jams, jellies, mustards, cordials, chutneys, mayonnaise, vinegars, and infused oilsMt EvelynMt Evelyn.
Yarra Valley Gourmet GreenhousePrimaryVegetablesVegetablesHeirloom tomatoesMt EvelynMt Evelyn.
Yarra Valley Tea CompanySecondaryBeveragesBeveragesCertified organic teaColdstreamColdstream.
Yarrambat Estate VineyardPrimaryWineWinePinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, ChardonnayYarrambatYarrambat.
Yummy GardensPrimaryEggs and ChickensEggs and ChickensA range of both cross bred and pure bred chickensSt AndrewsSt Andrews.

  8 Responses to “Local food producers”

    • Hi Fleur and thanks for the suggesions.

      Wholemilk Continental Cheese are already in the directory. I wrote to Chocolatier some time ago asking them if they wanted to be in the directory but I haven’t yet had a response – I will try again.

  1. Thanks for this great list. It is so helpful in preparing for the Local Food Challenge week. I’ll be using it a lot thereafter too.

  2. Thank you for this awesome list 🙂 I”m new to Victoria & it’s great to see such a list. Can I please ask what are the criteria to get on the list? (Just in case I get to know some local producers that should be added). Many thanks and keep up the good work.

    • You ask an interesting question, Saba. The directory is limited to organisations in Banyule, Nillumbik and the immediate surroundings. We also want to make sure that the directory focuses on organisations that are genuinely local in spirit, in their sourcing of materials, and in their outlets.

  3. Lovely to see this site up and running. Well done! I look forward to chasing up many of these local growers and distributors of local produce.

  4. Well done Guy! Yippee!
    I think many community members will be thrilled that at long last this list is available.

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