Where to Buy Stanthorpe Summer Stone Fruit – Farm Fresh!
This summer buy stone fruits direct from the farm and local fruit experts to buy the sweetest, freshest and guaranteed locally Granite Belt grown.
What’s Grown around Stanthorpe?
Stone fruit: cherries, peaches, apricots and nectarines.
Plus other summer fruits: raspberries, blueberries and strawberries.
The Best Times for Stone Fruit
In summer the orchards which lie north of Stanthorpe are laden with fruit. They begin appearing for sale in volume from around mid November and December is definitely the perfect month to buy sweet fruits by the box load!
Location: Sam’s Fresh Fruit & Veg | Photo credit: Sam’s Fresh Fruit & Veg
Sam’s the Man to See
Sam Giacca is a local legend and a loved local character – he’s the one to see for guaranteed local fruit that’s come straight from local farms. Sam knows the local farmers and sells their summer fruits to the public at Sam’s Fresh Fruit & Veg north of Stanthorpe.
Sam is always up for a chat and loves giving visitors their first taste of locally grown, oh so sweet stone fruits. If you’re heading north to go home, drop in to see Sam and Sparky as your last stop on the Granite Belt.
Open: 7 days a week 7am – 5.30pm
Location: 15 minutes north of Stanthorpe, 44 Middleton Road, Cottonvale.
Photo: Sam Giacca | Photo credit: Sam’s Fresh Fruit & Veg
NOTE: Regular visitors may be aware of Cherry Park Orchard. Unfortunately the 2019 drought caused the loss of trees and they will no longer be open for sales direct to the public.
Finding the Perfect Summer Celebration Drinks
With more than 40 cellar doors, plus breweries you’re spoilt for choice when stocking up on Christmas celebration drinks.
…View the wine trail map (TIP: it also highlights where to find rare variety ‘Strange Bird’ wines the Granite Belt is famous for).
Where to Find Local Products for Christmas
Shop Granite Belt stores to buy local products and artisan gifts for Christmas. Think truffles, preserves, cheeses, handmade soaps and more. Browse our local products directory & map and start shopping!