At an age when most of us were only just discovering wine comes in glass, not just casks, Will Tatchell had developed an extraordinary palate and thirst for good grog. The 33 year-old says he’d sampled every beer on the Australian market by his late teens and was already dreaming up bigger and better brews.
As to when Will worked out he wanted to make beer his life, a vague fantasy for the general population, he can’t quite put a finger on it.
“There was no defining moment, it was more of a curiosity,” he says fresh from morning coffee and invoices.
Will would ask his lecturers at the University of Tasmania to help tailor his Agricultural Science deg ...
Every Sunday morning, a very dedicated group of people brings together some of Tasmania’s best producers, value-adders, baristas and buskers to deliver an event that has become part of the Hobart scene - Farm Gate Market.
Sitting and chatting with Madi Peattie, the market’s creator and driving force behind its success, one can’t help but admire Madi’s humble approach, especially considering the Farm Gate Market won the 2015 Tasmanian Tourism Award for ‘Excellence in Food Tourism’.
Having started in October 2009, Farm Gate Market just celebrated six years of operation. As we approach Christmas 2015, Madi has 250 growers and suppliers on her list of rota ...