Published on December 8, 2014
1 For more information visit www.luvyalockyer.com.au The best backyard barbeque starts with the best quality produce, grown in Brisbane’s backyard in the rich and fertile soils of the Lockyer Valley. Less than one hour west of Brisbane. LOCKYER VaLLEY A GROWING LIFESTYLE Often referred to as Australia’s Salad Bowl, the Lockyer Valley is one of the top ten most fertile farming areas in the world, with wonderful dark alluvial soil, good quality water and an ideal climate for growing the most delicious produce you will ever taste. The region is favourite for celebrity chef’s including Alastair McLeod, Kylie Kwong and Curtis Stone and is home to award winning producers of meat, cheese, wine and quality small goods such as Stanbroke Beef, Emmos Fine Foods, Preston Peak Wines and Schulte’s. Over 110,000 tonnes of fresh produce is harvested and shipped to stores right across Australia each year. You can purchase these top quality products yourself direct from the Lockyer Valley or at a supermarket near you. Just an hour’s drive from Brisbane will see you winding your way through bountiful farmland with the opportunity to buy produce direct from the farm gate at one of the regions many road side stalls. You may also find locally made honey, jams and many other delicious treats. Call into Schulte’s for their award winning bacon and smallgoods as well as a great range of deli products and local produce. Sample award winning wine from the cellar door at Preston Peak Wines. Visiting on a weekend? Visit one of the regions great markets to purchase direct from the farmer, you might also find handmade jewellery, plants, antiques, arts and crafts. We look forward to seeing you in the region sometime soon.