We must confess we are fans of the social media platform Instagram, it provides us with endless inspiration both in our macadamia snacking and cooking plus seeing what is happening on the macadamia farms and orchards across Australia. Here are 7 of our favourite Instagram accounts that you may like to check out!
Source Bulk Foods @TheSourceBulkFoods
With fifty-thousand-plus followers, Source Bulk Foods is doing Instagram right.
The nationwide chain of health-food stores posts fantastic recipe ideas, meal and snack inspiration from customers, and pics of new items stocked in-store. It's also worth a follow for keeping up with the company's ever-growing number of new stores.
Macadamia Tours @Macadamiatours
The Byron hinterland retreat of Riverbend is set amid rolling hills and endless rows of macadamia trees.
Throw in creeks, streams and waterfalls, plus the chance to see amazing wildlife, and a stay in one of Riverbend's luxe suites is a must when visiting the Northern Rivers. Follow Macadamia Tours' Instagram account to see for yourself.
The Farm Byron Bay @thefarmatbyronbay
The Farm is a working Byron Bay farm housing a collection of several different micro-businesses all dedicated to sharing the experience of producing food in a sustainable fashion.
Perhaps best known for housing the Three Blue Ducks Restaurant, The Farm's Instagram shows lots of happy animals and lots of happy humans interacting with them plus shots of their mini macadamia orchard which people can visit.
Harvest Newrybar @harvestnewrybar
Located in the tranquil village of Newrybar in the Byron hinterland, Harvest serves delicious organic food sourced from the wonderful fresh produce of the Northern Rivers.
The restaurant's fabulous Instagram account features snaps of Harvest's food – including drool-worthy shots of the bakery's output, as well as great photos of the restaurant's gorgeous grounds.
Fiona Grose @FionaGrose
Alstonvale macadamia farmer Fiona Grose posts shot after shot of stunning images of the Northern Rivers region.
From the winding country lanes and lush greenery of the hinterland, to the pristine beaches and waterways of the coastline, the account captures the beauty of macadamia country. An added bonus are shots from Fiona's travels around the world.
The Australian Native Bee Company @Australiannativebees
All about education, conservation and pollination, The Australian Native Bee Company sells beehives, offers pollination services and conducts educational workshops about the wonderful world of bees.
Buzzing with cute shots of magnificent flowers and hives of happy Australian stingless bees, the company's Instagram will brighten up your feed.
Sandycreek Macadamias @SandyCreek_macadamias
Run by Scott and Maureen MacNicol, this Queensland macadamia farm focuses on sustainable farming methods.
The farm's Instagram features idyllic shots of the farm, delicious recipe ideas from Maureen, shots of Bob selling the farm's wares at market in Brisbane, and even a few snaps of the happy free-range chickens who also call the farm home.