Seedlab Tasmania’s first Cultivate Accelerator Program kicked off in October 2022 and ran until April 2023, supported by the Department of State Growth. Cultivate 2024 brings a new cohort of businesses into the Seedlab Tasmania Cultivate Accelerator Program.
Tracy Willans is the founder and sole owner of Soewn Earth located in Dover at the very bottom of Tasmania. Here she produces Natural Ink, Watercolour Paint and Artworks.
Zumofu Fudge Creations
Linda Fletcher of Carlton, makes artisan handcrafted fudges using a unique and family owned recipe that is unlike any other fudge on the market. She also makes vegan, dairy free and gluten friendly fudge menus, alongside the normal fudge menus.
The Homebaked Kitchen
April Halliwell is the founder of The Homebaked Kitchen, located at Blackmans Bay beach. April has seven original varieties of muesli within her range, plus two varieties of rolled oats.
Ildiko Borzak makes beautiful handmade polymerclay jewellery from her base in Lenah Valley. She is Ted & Tilly!
Salvage Drink Co
Stuart Addison salvages fruit waste and other by-products to make unique white spirits and batch cocktails under the brand Salvage Spirits in Chigwell.
Leanne Courto produces Art Greeting Cards, gorgeous children’s upcycled reversible wool jackets and capes. Leanne works from her home in Forth.
Sharyn Rosskelly is the founder and soul owner of Mumma Shaz. She produces Kasundi: an East Pakistani relish – an Asian infused chilli oil.
Mrs Corbett’s Kitchen
Laura Corbett is the founder of Mrs Corbett’s Kitchen located in the beautiful Huon Valley in Tasmania. Laura makes small batch delicious and nutritious sourdough bread and sweet treats that are preservative free.
Less Than Three – Naturally
Dee Dadson-Bowerman of Sandford, makes natural, vegan, organic skincare under the brand: Less Than Three – Naturally. Her aim is to make our products as organic, natural and as safe as possible.
Kirby Jane Handmade
Kirby Jane Handmade is located in North Hobart, Tasmania. Kirby and Steph use traditional tools and techniques to create bespoke leather goods.
Drifters End Distilling Company
Located in Cambridge, Drifters End Distilling Company is a boutique distillery founded and operated by sisters Sam and Chris Jones.
Body of Nature
Rachael Humphreys makes quality organic and natural skin care products affordable and available to the mass market un der her Body of Nature brand.
Founded in 2000 by mother and daughter team Ann and Briony Alderslade, Frangipani Fabrics is a community sewing hub in North Hobart, Tasmania.
Bobbing for Apples
Katie & Rod Johnston have begun a journey with Bobbing for Apples, by providing high quality organic apples dried and dipped in toffee.
Benni Marine Designs
Benita Vincent, founder of Benni Marine Designs, Midway Point, creates stunning, unique designs using her underwater photography.
Bass View Timber Creations
Lyle Davis and Wendy Andrews are Bass View Timber Creations, located in Lulworth, Tasmania. They are producers of timeless bespoke furniture pieces.
Vertical Pastures Pty Ltd
Peter’s revolutionary method of hydroponic farming is a viable and sustainable solution to environmental degradation due to farming, and is unaffected by adverse weather events.
Veronique Smith produces delightfully decadent, handmade, personalised lollipops for every occasion.
Under The Southern Sun Jerky Dog Treats
Moving to Tassie soon, Barbara makes holistic, sustainably produced dog treats from Australian produce.
Truffles of Tasmania
Truffles of Tasmania produce a range of products, including dried truffle powder, freeze dried truffles, truffle salt, honey, and of course fresh truffles.
Inspired by Charlotte Badger, a convict women who led a mutiny aboard the Venus in 1806 and sailed to New Zealand, Greer Carland boldly embarked on her own adventure and has been creating Tasmanian wines for 14 years in West Hobart.
Pure & Purple Garlic
Based in Gawler, Debbie and Helena produce a range of organically grown dried and fermented Tasmanian purple and black garlic products that incorporate uniquely Tasmanian elements, including Tasmanian native pepperberry and lemon myrtle.
Lentara Grove olives are hand picked and processed within hours, with all olive pomace waste and tree prunings composted to enrich the soil.
Using organically grown ingredients from his own garden, as well as local growers, l’amandier creates French and Italian artisan cookies, jams, and preserves, including a gluten free and vegan range.
A Little Love and Me
Jayne strives for sustainability, supporting local makers, and providing a conscious range of wholesome products that benefit not only mother and baby, but also the environment.
Jane and Tim are focused on building their product range to include Jane’s Poppyseed Chutney, which is home made at Curringa Farm and available in the shop. Also available is a range of Tasmanian made products, including woolen goods, natural personal care products, and keepsakes.
King Island Brewhouse Pty Ltd
King Island proudly produces quality, locally made beer on King Island, For King Island.
The funeral industry is shifting into a sustainable mindset, and Elemental Ecoshrouds provide an alternative for those looking to farewell their loves ones with minimal environmental impact.
Cub & Co. Natural Grooming
Cub & Co. Natural Grooming curates a line of natural scents, cleansers, and hair styling products that are free of nasties and safe to use on even the youngest family members.
Charles Reuben Estate
Based in Tea Tree, Louise and Jens now produce single vineyard wines, small batches, and rare specialty spirits and brandies exclusive to Charles Reuben Estate; some of which are not found anywhere else in Australia
Barber’s Bees and Berries
Bees and berries are Meghan Barber’s specialty, and she grows most of her resources on her 10 hectare farm in Campbell Town.