Food Experiences in the South West

With the change of the season comes the change in food being picked, collected and consumed down in the country.  Manjimup producers in this wonderful food bowl of Australia are currently picking their famous Pink Lady apples, Galas.  Newton orchards are also picking their new trademarked varieties including Jazz, Greenstar and Kanzi.

Try and buy at the twice monthly Manjimup Farmers Markets on a Saturday Morning                                                                        . It’s also Chestnut Time at the Fontanini farm on Seven Day Road, Manjimup.  The Fontanini Family is a well known and well established name in the district with fifth generation now growing up on the farm.  Although the farm is famous for its chestnuts, it also grow a variety of fruit.

From March through to May since 1989 tourist are welcomed  to visit the well known farm to join in the fun of picking and cooking chestnuts.  Fontanini Fruit and Nut Farm will be open from 8am to 5pm 7 days a week, including public holidays, until June 3rd.

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Hear from our guests

Our first family holiday in a long time lead us to this amazing place. We all found something that we loved the best.  Olivia’s favourite were clearly  the donkeys and she wanted to feed them all the time.  Emily loved the wood fire and Ben loved the donkeys and the chooks.  Nicole loved the tranquility and the beautiful scenery.  Tom’s favourite part was the fly fishing lesson for fishing trout.  We all loved everything and enjoyed our stay very much.

Thank you

17th July to 20th July 2013

Nicole and Tom from Perth