Taste of Talbot

Autumn 2020 will go down as one of the most anticipated seasons in Australian history. Cool breezes, clean air and quenching rain are on our radar and offer a healing prospect of…


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Things That Lift Your Spirit

When times are tough, it’s important to keep forging ahead, keep your body active and keep your mind discovering new things. Here are some ideas to help you lift your spirit.


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For the Love of Spuds

George Wicker planted his first potatoes as a teenage boy. One spring, he was given a sack of red Pontiac potatoes by his uncle. He took a spade, turned over the rich deep soil on…


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Autumn is our Favourite Colour

The picturesque village of Blackwood is tucked in between the Wombat and Lerderderg State Parks. Surrounded by spectacular ranges, forests and deep gullies, Blackwood sits at…


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Market Heroes

The sun is setting on a warm Saturday night, and farmer Florian Hofinger is bringing in fat, ripe tomatoes. Heritage tomatoes that are purple, orange, red flecked with green and…


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Best of the Best

The region's trophy cabinet gets bigger


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Grimes’ Wine

When AFL footballer Dylan Grimes and partner Elisha escaped to Daylesford for a weekend, little did they know it would transform their lives for the better. The move would connect…


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Turn Over a New Leaf

You may have seen the ‘documentary’ (and I use the word very loosely) Game Changers on Netflix. For the uninitiated, it looks at how a ‘plant-based’ diet has worked for an array…


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Hot Chocolate

That Willy Wonka bloke has nothing on the chocolate makers, confectioners and hot chocolate artisans inducing blissful chocolate comas in our villages. As the temperature dips and…


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Meat the Experts

Matt Layfield’s cattle are head down, slowly walking through the thick grass, grazing quietly. They are a calm mob, well used to Matt walking through the herd, checking their…


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Workshops with Heart

Being part of a workshop is a clever way of creating great memories from your time in a unique destination. Even if you’re only day-tripping, allocating some time to an activity…


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Speaking of Yarns

Much-loved and respected regional success story Creswick Woollen Mills has collaborated with Melbourne based artist Tammy Kanat on a luxury Alpaca throw collection. The new ‘Tammy…


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The Sound of Music

From pub rock to cabaret and cocktails, the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region hits all the right notes. Here are some of the best spots to catch a tune while you’re in the…


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Places to Go, Colours to See

Autumn 2020 will go down as one of the most anticipated seasons in Australian history. Cool breezes, clean air and quenching rain are on our radar and offer a healing prospect of…


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Eclectic Clunes

Water can enhance your mood and calm your soul. Take the plunge and visit one of our scenic water features.


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Shining Light for Solar

A ten-year plan to turn the Hepburn Shire, in Central Victoria, into a model zero-net emissions community was launched in Daylesford on April 4th last year.


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