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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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SLOW FOOD: Saturday dinner, Sunday lunch and the bounty of Bruny

Come to dinner only, Sunday only or both

Saturday October 22
Arrive at Bruny Island at your leisure, take a boat tour to see the seals, visit oyster farm, berry farm or do one of the many walks.

At 6.30pm for 7pm
Dinner cooked by Ross O’Meara of Gourmet Farmer fame and proprietor of Bruny Island Foods.
Ross will prepare three courses, including wild rabbit, wallaby and Murrayfield lamb – all from the island.
Bernice and Richard Woolley of Bruny Island Premium Wines will provide a wine tasting and wines for the dinner.
At Lunawanna Hall, 4586 Bruny Island Main Road

Sunday October 23

If you have stayed on the island or come on the 8.25am ferry:
Visit Bruny Island Premium Wines
4391 Main Road, Lunawanna

10.20 for 10.30 (this allows for coming to the island on the ferry leaving Kettering at 9.30am) Bruny Island District School, Alonnah
Principal Steve Robinson will host a visit of the school garden.

Next stop is to see some of the 150 beehives Grahame Wright of Tassie Liquid Gold Honey has on the island.

Lunch is at Bruny Island Cheese Company, where Nick Haddow will give a talk and tastings of his cheese and provide a pizza lunch with a glass of wine.

Our last stop is Murrayfield station, run by Michael and Lyn Bruce for the Indigenous Land Corporation. Aboriginal people may have inhabited the land for 35,000 years; the first Europeans in 1824. The station grows wool and premium lamb, and is provides training in farm skills and conserving native vegetation.
We will leave Murrayfield in time to catch the 4.30pm ferry back to the mainland.

The cost for dinner on Saturday night is $75 for members and $85 for non-members, all inclusive
The cost for Sunday activities is $35 for members and $45 for non-members all inclusive

Travel to and from Bruny and between destinations on Bruny will be in your own car. Please advise if you have space in your car to spare/would like to ride in someone else’s car. Cars can be parked on the Kettering side.
Detailed maps of where we are stopping will be provided.

TO BOOK FOR DINNER AND/OR LUNCH

Phone Elaine Reeves 03 6295 1870 or email slowfoodhobart@yahoo.com.au to book for Saturday dinner and/or Sunday tour.

TO PAY: Please go to your own bank and transfer money to B&E BSB 632 001, Account Number 100133048. Account name: Slow Food Hobart.
Please put your name and what the payment is for in the reference section. eg: Smith 2 for Bruny.
PLEASE book with Elaine BEFORE you deposit money.

TO BOOK ACCOMMODATION
Explorers Cottages
20 Lighthouse Road, Lunawanna

There is a special rate when you book nominating the Slow Food Hobart event. Each cottage has a queen-size bed in one room, and two single beds in another. If four people stay in a cottage it will cost $200 per cottage, if three people stay it will cost $175 and for two people a cottage will cost $150.
To book phone (03) 6293 1271 and ask for Emma Harley.
See: http://www.brunyisland.com/accommodation/explorers.php

Bruny Island Premium Wines
4391 Main Road, Lunawanna
Also has accommodation: http://www.brunyislandwine.com/bruny-island-accommodation.html

FERRY TIMETABLE

Departing Kettering Daily Departing Bruny Island Daily
6.35am (not Sundays) 7.00am (not Sundays)
7.45am 8.25am
9.30am 10.00am
11.05am 11.35am
12.05pm 12.35pm
1.45pm 2.15pm
2.45pm 3.15pm
3.45pm 4.30pm
5.00pm 5.30pm
6.30pm 7.00pm
7.30pm (Friday only) 7.50pm (Friday only)

Bruny Island Ferry Prices

Vehicles less than 5 metres Normal Fare
Visitor $28.00
Visitor Pensioner $15.00
Visitor Seniors Card $20.00
• Passengers in vehicles and pedestrians travel free of charge.
• Pensioner and seniors discounts only apply to vehicles less than 6 metres.
• Patrons are advised to be at the terminal at least ten (10) minutes before the advertised departure time.
Jenny Dudgeon Convivium Leader Slow Food Hobart

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