Apton Field

Pat Pevreall has been cooking for 40 years; taking a keen interest in cooking once she was married and had children. Pat, along with husband Tony, are based in the picturesque Eden Valley, on 3 acres, ¼ acre of which is daffodils.

Apton Field food range is quiches and fruit cakes and when spring arrives, Tony will have daffodils available for sale.

Most products are sourced locally, meat from Mount Pleasant Butcher, and her fruit and vegetables from local growers, and the eggs for her quiches from her own free range chickens.

Their range of quiches is Pumpkin & Fetta, Spinach & Fetta, Roast Vegetables, Mushroom & Red Onion, and Quiche Lorraine.

Tasting is available and pre-orders are very welcome. Phone 0409 714 759.

Bell Springs Farm

 Syd Lewis, former ex-country SA cricketer is the owner and operator of Bells Spring Farm.

At Bells Spring Farm it’s all about the potato. Growing spuds for 25 years, Syd is based in Charleston, which is in the Adelaide Hills region. The potatoes are grown on approximately 4 ½ and half acres.

Syd has a good range of potatoes like Pontiac, Moonlight, Cecile and Dutch Creams. You can always get the best advice on which potato bakes the best and which is the best mashing potato… straight from the grower’s mouth.

Syd uses organic principles and methods, for example using organic minerals and fish liquid fertiliser.

You can catch Syd, who is quite a character at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market on a fortnightly basis.

Baker Creek Vineyard

David and Janet Hamilton are the proud owners of Baker Creek Vineyard which is a boutique winery situated in Eastern Adelaide Hills in the picturesque town of Tungkillo.

The eight acre vineyard has been planted since 2005 and has many different varieties of grapes grown. Also produced are red, white and herbed vinegars as well as extra virgin olive oil including infused olive oils, packaged olives and olive soap.

Within the vineyard is the very popular bed and breakfast “Sunnybrook” which is also run by the Hamiltons.

The Hamiltons have many award winning wines one in particular worth mentioning is the Nebbiolo which has won a silver and bronze at the National Wine Show. Also available are fortified wines, including Ruby, Tawny and White Port as well as Chocolate Port.

All fruit is hand-picked, hand pressed and nurtured to maturity. Organic principles are use in the vineyard.

Telephone number is 8568 2159; website is www.bakercreek.com.au and email for this is info@bakercreek.com.au