The Food of Orange District (F.O.O.D Week) is an annual event held over 10 days - usually in  April.
The Orange and Cabonne areas are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW and each year F.O.O.D. Week supports local produce and 'fine food' showcasing the producers, their products, the local chefs and restaurants, and other enterprises that provide the region with its great reputation for fine food and wine.
Offering everything from wine tasting to farm gate tours, cooking demonstrations, cabaret, music, picnics and the Colour City Cup race meeting.  Also a huge 'Night Market', 100-Mile Dinner in Canowindra and the F.O.O.D Affair
Orange Food Week Highlight...
Additional - VENUE locations - participants.
Country Energy F.O.O.D Affair:
An opportunity to sample the local produce from the many food and wine stallholders as well as meet the people who grow or make it.  Entertainment and Cooking Demonstrations also feature on the day.
Pictures below show the delights of the 2006 Country Energy F.O.O.D Affair
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The Food of Orange District
(Orange NSW F.O.O.D Week)
Don't forget to come back to Orange for Orange Wine Week (Orange Winefest) held annually in October.
Make sure you Visit during
Picnic Races (Jan ea yr)  |  Gnoo Blas Classic Car Show (Feb ea yr)  |  
Orange Antique Fair (June ea yr)  | Orange Wine Week (October ea yr) 
Australian National Field Days (October ea yr)  The Taste Of Orange
At markets, workshops, kitchens, restaurants, cafes, wineries and special celebration dinners and events you can meet all the people that make it happen.
There are over 60 events held at superb locations.

Venture to the Orange district during this festival and indulge in our fine wines, orchard fruits, beef, lamb and venison at the many markets, restaurants, workshops, and food tasting trails.
The complete programme of events is too vast to list here, so go to the Food Week website where you can download the Food Week Program.
There are many charming B & B's, motels, pubs, Guest houses and self contained cottages and apartments for excellent accommodation from which to choose.
Bookings do need to be made as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
A visit to Orange F.O.O.D week, is a drive of about 3.5 - 4 hours from Sydney.

Come visit during F.O.O.D week and we guarantee you an entertaining and gastronomical time that you won't soon forget.  At the same time experience why Orange is called the 'Colour City' - our brilliant Autumn colours.
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Food Week in Orange NSW Central Tablelands, Central West NSW
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Orange F.O.O.D Week
The Food of Orange District (F.O.O.D) Week is an annual event held over 10 days
in Orange Central West NSW
Taste Orange - Orange Central West NSW Australia
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One of the 100 GREATEST Australian Gourmet Experiences
..as determined by Australian Traveller Magazine's panel of experts in March 2010
The Orange Region Food Week (#31), Tonic Restaurant (#68)  and Mandagery Creek Farmed Venison (#92) have been announced as three of Australia's top Gourmet experiences by the expert panel of - Matt Moran, Maggie Beer, Alla Wolf-Tasker, Jacques Reymond, Simon Johnson, Matthew Evans, Michael Ryan, Peter Russell Clarke.
Key Events during F.O.O.D Week
  • Sunday Producer's Market
  • FORAGE - a moveable feast across the countryside - 12 pmish-5 pmish
  • F.O.O.D Central is your one stop shop for information, merchandise, product tastings and all things F.O.O.D Week. Open all week (see Food Week Program below for details).
Orange NSW one of eighteen regions in the Highway West family of NSW Town websites.
Highway West family of websites.
Orange NSW Home Page..
Orange NSW Central Tablelands....Australia's 'Colour City' , 'Food Basket' and 'Hub" of the Central West.
Orange | Ophir | Byng | Lucknow | Millthorpe | Molong | Cudal | Canowindra | Manildra | EugowraVillages
Orange F.O.O.D Week
Click to see - Colour City Cup 2009
Our Thanks....... please mention the Orange-nsw website when you contact Food Week or any businesses.organisations.