Is there anything more beautiful than seeing the buds blossom begin to form and flowers starting to bloom, letting us know that Spring is here and better weather is just around the corner? What better way to relish the change of season than by getting outside in the clean, crisp air, and enjoying a good old fashioned Canberra picnic full of
Gourmet Food & Drink.
If you’re looking for somewhere picturesque for your Canberra picnic, the
is a great place to go, as is the National Arboretum Canberra and the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve After a stroll through nature and a bite to eat, why not head to Australian National Botanical Gardens. to celebrate all things Spring? If you’re in luck, you might be able to tie your picnic date in with a visit to our Floriade . Canberra Market
To give you a helping hand on what to pack for a stylish picnic, we’ve put together a collection of talented Australian makers, who offer the right combination of things to complete your picnic experience.
Delicious Picnic Foods:
are a renowned café and bakery in Canberra, known for their exceptional creations. They specialise in crafting artisanal pastries, bread, and other delectable treats that will not only make your picnic look fantastic, but also taste delicious! Wildflour Artisan Bakery
is an Australian cheese maker who doesn’t only care for your taste buds, but places a significant amount of care to help breath health into our guts. They create plant-based signature cheeses, which are second to none and truly amazing, and make the perfect accompaniment to crackers for your picnic. Casjubert
create handmade artisan chocolates from Jindabyne, in the beautiful Snowy Mountains. Where possible they use honey from their own hives, as well as local fruits and herbs such as Alpine Pepper to flavour their creations. Curiosity Chocolates
Refreshing Picnic Beverages:
makes certified organic unsweetened tea sodas which come in five different fruit flavours. Using a freshly brewed tea which is both fair trade and certified organic which is a lightly flavoured, subtle yet incredibly refreshing beverage, perfect for picnics! Freed Beverages
make 100% all natural drink infusions for adults. Home of the “boutique bottle infusion” their make your own bottles are the perfect picnic drink. Made using their very own blends of fruits, botanicals, flowers, herbs and spices, you simply add a base spirit (gin or vodka) to create a truly delicious adult drink. Darling Juniper
Celebrating a special occasion on your picnic? have you covered with their delicious Botanically Built non-alcoholic wines. Featuring native Australian ingredients and no added sugar, their unique drinks are perfect if you’re cutting back or not drinking at all this picnic season. Altina Drinks Stylish Picnic Wares:
creates stunning resin homewares inspired by her love of the ocean. Belinda’s Belinda Doyle are superbly made with each board sporting its own unique signature ‘ocean spray’. A range of resin bowls are available to accompany your grazing platter – your picnic will be beautiful and practical! ‘Resin Serving Boards’
Specialising in wheel throwing, slip casting and hand building (and sometimes use all three in one piece), create beautiful, handmade wares focusing on designs that add ease to your life but will also stand the test of time. The perfect way to display your picnic goodies. Adele Macer Ceramics
make homemade wraps with love, that come in a range of 20+ beautiful and authentic designs that share captivating stories of our connection to the land and to each other. Serve your picnic sustainably and stylishly! Beeswax Wraps Australia
Looking for more inspiration on what to pack for a picnic? Browse our
to find more Australian Made items to take on your next Canberra picnic. Be sure to check the information about visiting our online directory , as you may be able to pick up some items for your picnic from one of our newest designers and producers at our Canberra market next market.