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The Experience

NEXT Samford Harvest Dinner
Spring / Saturday 21st September 2019

Samford Harvest is an opportunity to celebrate local produce from in and around the

Samford Valley. 

Guests are invited to share a table and enjoy snacks and a  three course meal in the Samford Farmers' Hall. The menu is thoughtfully created and prepared by chef Alastair McLeod utilising hand sourced, seasonal ingredients. 

Throughout the evening, the farmers and growers whose produce features in the dinner will speak about their craft, giving guests a greater insight into the ingredients.

Samford Harvest is about bringing diners together to celebrate local food at its finest. 

The Food

Overseeing the kitchen is well known Brisbane chef, Alastair McLeod. A proud resident of the Samford Valley, Alastair has a passion for the produce grown on his doorstep and showcasing it to a wider audience. 

The Samford Harvest menu changes with the season, but the ethos remains the same: to shine the spotlight squarely on the local ingredients.

Whether it's grass-fed beef, a bounty of brassicas, honey straight from the hive or dragonfruit that come in all colours of the rainbow, the Samford Valley has a wealth of produce to choose from. 

To find out what's on the upcoming Samford Harvest menu click here

Alastair McLeod
AlFreshCo Catering

The Growers

We haven't looked far and wide for food producers, nor have we searched high and low. Actually, we've gone no further than our very own backyard! 

Despite being just over 20kms from Brisbane CBD, the Samford Valley region houses a wealth of farmers and growers who produce an impressive array of food. 

Some of the producers we feature include:

 

The Location

 

Samford is pretty rural hamlet, north west of Brisbane . The region has a proud farming history with banana plantations and dairies once dotting its rolling hills. Today it's better known for it's rural residential living, but the tradition of farming lives on with a variety of small crop farmers & beef producers. 

Our venue for the Harvest Dinner is the Samford Farmers' Hall in Samford Village. The hall has been a hub for all types of Samford celebrations for 100 years. The weatherboard building was transported from Lutwyche and erected on its current site after a group of local farmers saw the need for such a venue in the village. It provides an historic and fitting backdrop for a celebration of the Samford harvest in 2018. 

Samford Farmers Hall
30 Main St,
Samford Village QLD 4520