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Local produce

Tempt your tastebuds with a fine selection of local produce such as freshly caught seafood, gourmet cheeses and luscious hand-picked berries.

Gourmet cheeses
Sample delicious local cheeses from selected producers such as Apostle Whey, Timboon and Meredith cheeses. Pat the goats and learn about the process in the rustic farm environment at Drysdale Cheeses. Visit Cheeseworld just outside Warrnambool, or the Timboon Railway Shed Distillery to pick up local cheeses and other region produced fare.

Ocean catch
Visit the local fishing cooperatives beside the wharfs at Queenscliff and Portarlington on the Bellarine Peninsula or Apollo Bay and Port Campbell along the Great Ocean Road, Port Fairy and Portland and purchase fresh seafood from the daily catch.

Portarlington is the mussel farming capital of Australia and the home of the Portarlington Mussel Festival in January, so get your fill while you're in town. Pick up fresh mussels from Advance Mussel Supply and down at the Portarlington Pier on weekends.

Berries and tomatoes
Head inland and pick your own berries from farms near Colac, Gellibrand, Deans Marsh, Heywood and the Bellarine Peninsula. Some of the best berry-picking farms include Tuckerberry Hill, Wallington Strawberries, Gentle Annie Berry Gardens, Pennyroyal Raspberries and Shoebridge Blueberries but be sure to check for the best season.

Get your fill of cherry, truss, roma and round tomatoes at Lonsdale Tomato Farm on the Bellarine and stock up on lettuce and herbs while you're there.

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The Food Purveyor

South Geelong

The Food Purveyor brings together a collection of exquisite, regional foods made by incredible artisans and small-scale food and wine producers....

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Timboon Railway Shed Distillery

Timboon

The Timboon Railway Shed Distillery is just 15 minutes from The Great Ocean Road, The 12 Apostles and Port Campbell. The building has been...

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White Fisheries

White Fisheries

Drysdale

White Fisheries recently opened a new purpose built seafood factory in the centre of the Bellarine at Drysdale, a 15 minute drive from Geelong. The...

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Cheese Tasting

Cheese World and Museum

Allansford

Cheese World promotes the local dairy industry through offering tastings and sales of award winning cheddar cheeses produced across the road at the...

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Advance Mussel Supply

Advance Mussel Supply

Bellarine

Welcome to Advance Mussel Supply. Their shop is now open! Welcome to the home of Fresh Portarlington Mussels and Angasi Oysters. Fresh from the farm...

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Apostle Whey Cheese

Cooriemungle

From farm gate to plate, come and experience a cheese tasting adventure at Apostle Whey Cheese. Dianne and Julian have been farming in the...

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Gentle Annie Berry Gardens

Gentle Annie Berry Gardens

Deans Marsh

Wander the farm picking berries and orchard fruit, drop in for lunch or afternoon tea, and stock up on jams, chutneys and sorbets in the produce shop.

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Moorabool Valley Chocolate

Batesford

Moorabool Valley Chocolate is a small family-owned business. The chocolates are carefully hand-made in the new chocolate kitchen attached to an...

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Pronto Fine Food Merchants Warrnambool

Pronto Fine Food Merchants

Warrnambool

Looking for gourmet food supplies in Warrnambool? Then look no further than Pronto Fine Food Merchants. Pronto stocks a wide range of gourmet...

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Saltbush Fine Foods

Queenscliff

Saltbush Fine Foods is an eclectic mix of all things food. It hosts a provedore featuring local produce such as olive oils, tomatoes, lettuce, honey...

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Tuckerberry Hill Berry Farm

Tuckerberry Hill

Drysdale

Tuckerberry Hill is located on the North East slopes of Murradoc Hill, overlooking Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne and the Heads. Pick Your Own...

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Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove

Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Ocean Grove and Queenscliff was officially judged Australia's Best Pie Maker 2013, taking the 'humble meat pie' to new...

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Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Queenscliff

Queenscliff

Officially judged Australia's Best Pie Maker 2013, Rolling Pin Pies and Cakes Queenscliff has taken the 'humble meat pie' to new heights. The famous...

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Sea Bounty

Sea Bounty

St Leonards

A family-owned company that has been involved in the fishing industry for over 30 years, Sea Bounty has become one of Australia's leading mussel...

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Cottage

Hare Krishna Valley

Bambra

The motto at Hare Krishna Valley is "natural living, high thinking". Natural living means that living a comfortable, uncomplicated life in harmony...

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Manzanillo Grove Olives

Manzanillo Grove

Drysdale

Manzanillo Grove, with over 4500 olive trees and seven different varieties, was established in 1997 in the fertile valleys of the Bellarine Peninsula...

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Farmers Harvest

Farmers Harvest

Marcus Hill

Farmers Harvest is a local focused business gathering food from around the Bellarine and near by townships. They stock a wide range of seasonal fruit...

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Fresh Fruit

Anglesea Fruitz

Anglesea

Anglesea Fruitz is a fruit, vegetable and gourmet food store on Victoria's Great Ocean Road. They pride themselves on stocking organic and...

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Drysdale Cheeses

Bellarine

Introducing Drysdale Cheeses, the first commercial goat cheese manufacturer on the Bellarine Peninsula. Registered in December 2005, Drysdale Cheeses...

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The Lighthouse Olive Mill Shop

The Lighthouse Olive Mill Shop

Drysdale

The Lighthouse Olive Mill Shop is nestled amongst 11,000 trees grown on 165 acres, the largest olive grove on The Bellarine. Lighthouse Extra Virgin...

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