Discover the regions best local produce with the East Gippsland Foodmap.
Majestic valleys with free flowing rivers leading into the natural beauty of the Gippsland Lakes - that's where we are!
Our green and beautiful landscape has a diversity of options for people wishing to grow, produce and sell food - that's why we have many large and small independent growers taking advantage of our rich soils to supply wonderful products. For locals and visitors alike our food produce is a highlight of our region! You’re in the right place if you are into cellar door tastings, boutique coffee shops, prawns of the boat, organic foods, grass feed beef, seasonal fruits and vegies, community food swaps, village markets and many cafes and restaurants with local produce on the menu!
Our diverse region offers many experiences which can be found in our towns and villages, throughout our expanses of State and National parks, along our beautiful valleys and meandering rivers to Australia's largest inland waterway - the lovely Gippsland Lakes.
Farmers markets at Bairnsdale, Paynesville and Metung, boutique local wines, and fresh vegetable and artisans producers. We’re also big fans of cafés and restaurants who serve local produce!
Vegies and salads grown in the Mitchell River Valley, Australia’s largest fishing fleet is based at Lakes Entrance
Population: 43,500, Area: 21,000 km2, Major towns: Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance
A 3.5 hour drive east of Melbourne via the Monash Freeway and Princes Highway. Alternatively, trains/buses run regularly to all major towns
Interviews with the regions finest growers, producers and retailers.
Hungry? Checkout the local businesses that people are raving about.
Finest apples enjoyed by our family when available from markets in our area or visits to the farm...
We enjoyed great service and a lovely tasting plate with a locally brewed ale - Mossiface Pale Al...
Brilliant for seasonal local fresh fruit
The East Gippsland Foodmap is supported by East Gippsland Shire Council, with the aim to support a strong regional food economy.