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Hands On Cheese Artisan

Award-winning cheese maker Ferial Zekiman of Maffra Cheese Company defies any preconceptions that you might have about cheese makers and their craft. Petite and quietly self-assured, this charming grandmother of four is a ‘hands on’ artisan who produces a unique range of English style regional handmade cheeses using traditional methods. A qualified pharmacist, who left behind a … Continue Reading ››

History in the Painting

For award-winning, well-travelled and community minded artist Warren Curry, painting nostalgic buildings and related architecture on canvas is a passion. “I love architectural subjects,” said Warren, standing in front of partner Marie Farrow’s grand piano in his classically decorated Port Albert home. “Because part of my thing in helping preserve them is not only painting them … Continue Reading ››

Zak Chalmers – Potter

On his picturesque property in Leongatha South, ceramic artist Zak Chalmers is creating serene, contemporary pieces using the age-old process of wood firing. The Valley Plains Pottery is at the end of a long driveway that snakes along a plateau, with bush on one side and a stretch of open farmland on the other. Endless views … Continue Reading ››

Shared Abundance

Advocate for 'real food' Tamsin Carvan is inviting guests to share in her bounty and the glorious surrounds of her 113 acre farm in Poowong East where abundance is celebrated and not just expected. Sharing the food she grows and the animals she raises has become a life's passion for Tamsin. A year ago Tamsin established Eye … Continue Reading ››