Direct from the source
Varias’ seasonal menus emphasise the abundance of quality ingredients available in the region showcasing our ‘local heroes’, the farmers and artisan producers of the Granite Belt. We are privileged to act as an ambassador for the region’s produce and for a growing host of suppliers and small businesses working with us, providing great and increasing support to the local economy.
Mallow Organic Lamb
Farming practices on Mallow follow biological farming principles where emphasis is on excellent soil health and nutrient value to maximize plant health. This is turn produces meat that is nutrient dense and good for our health. Mallow Lamb have developed an integrity checklist to evidence their belief and commitment to the whole food chain as well as humane treatment and slaughter of animals. Mallow Lamb is noted for its tenderness and flavour as well as being free of chemicals.
Award winning vinegar maker producing and exporting a range of products for both retail and commercial use around the world.
Mt Stirling Olives
Located in Glen Aplin, with 3500 olive trees on 175 acres, Mt Stirling Olives have been established for 20 years producing their own range of products and oil.
Local couple, Rex and Zoe, have a passion for delicious food that is highlighted by the high quality of the fresh seafood they supply in Stanthorpe on a weekly basis and their dedication to providing a personal service along with a fantastic product.
Sam’s Fruit Shop
Local farmer turned fruit shop owner, Sam Giacca, is Stanthorpe’s foremost providore of fruit and vegetables sourcing local produce direct from the farms.