King Island Capers
Last week the Seedlab Sisters Cradle Coast team island hopped to King Island for 5 days of workshops, sight seeing and catching up with new and longer standing members of our Seedlab Village. We loved every minute of our King Island sojourn, from dodging the showers to make videos with lighthouses and rainbows in the background, to meeting the art and craftspeople at Reekara Primary School (Hi Sharelle), and the Cultural Centre (Hi Alison).
Get a Cultivated Spring in your Step with Seedlab
New for 2022, and thanks to support from the Department of State Growth, Seedlab Tasmania is providing access to our 4 month Cultivate Accelerator Program for early stage Tasmanian producers of consumer products.
Seedlab at Agfest
You’ll be able to chat with the Seedlab Team at Agfest this year – Seedlab will be featured in the Woolworths Marquee, and we’ll be alongside at least three of our previous Cultivators who’ll be able to answer any questions you have
The Collective Wisdom of Women
If someone asks you what you do – do you have a one word answer “farmer”, or do you spend the next 20 minutes telling them about the variety of animals you grow, where you farm, and how many generations its been in the family? Do their eyes glaze over? Do they ask for more information?
Seedlab Featured in Acuity Magazine
Seedlab Australia has been featured in the June – July edition of Acuity Magazine! The article focuses on how Seedlab and our partnership with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand teach small business owners how to manage the finances of their operations.
Seedlab Tasmania Funded under the Inaugural Small Business Incubator and Accelerator Pilot Program
Today, the Minister for Small Business, Madeleine Ogilvie announced Seedlab Tasmania as one of four State Government supported Incubator and Accelerator Programs.
Going Gangbusters, Glazes, Ice Cream & S’Mores
Many of our Seedlabbers have had major developments recently, so we thought we’d give you an update!
Honey, Crumpets, Ice Cream and a Toast to Oatcakes
Honey, Crumpets, Ice Cream and a Toast to Oatcakes More food for thoughts from Seedlab Skilled with Bees Rachel Marshall and Mathew Winskill own Winskill’s […]
Burmese Tea Sauce, Venezuelan Cheeses, Gelato and Seedlab Workshops￼
The belts are getting tighter as a result of the Bootcamp Bounty! Burmese Tea Sauce, Venezuelan Cheeses, Gelato and Seedlab Workshops Tea Sauce, anyone? Mimi […]
New Bootcampers on the Block
Seedlab HQ was buzzing with new Bootcampers over the last two weeks – with two new Tassie Programs starting in addition to the Seedlab Australia Round 2 Bootcamp Program coming to an end.
The World’s Bestselling Liquor You Never Heard of Makes it’s Mark in Tasmania
Three Friends from Tasmania Launch a New Brew Named Sanyou, the First Traditionally made and aged Baijiu Distillery Outside China.
Trade Well at Trade Fairs
Some of the Seedlab Team travelled to Melbourne last weekend for the first time in over 2 years, to support Seedlab Tasmania Alumni and other Tassie businesses, as well as fledgling Seedlab Australia businesses at the Food Service Australia Trade Fair.
Starting Seedlab Sisters, Bootcamp Update, and Making Mushrooms
Seedlab Sisters started with a fab session last week with 34 people joining our daytime session, and 31 in the evening. Whilst we had a great representation from North-West Tassie, we also had sisters joining from all other parts of Tassie, NSW, Victoria, Qld, the ACT, and even Italy!
Getting serious about shelf life
When it comes to shelf-life there is a lot of science, practice, and myths. The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Tasmanian Branch, Seedlab Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, are presenting a Webinar on the 10th of March, online live, aiming to debunk the science behind shelf-life.
Get your skates on for Bootcamp
We have two Seedlab Tasmania Bootcamp Programs starting in March. One in Seedlab Sisters, predominantly for women in agri-food industries in West and North-West Tasmania who may want to investigate what being entrepreneurial means for them, or to investigate starting or growing a specific business.
Outcomes from 2020-2021
We’re exceptionally proud of the achievements of all of the participants of the Seedlab Tasmania Program in 2020-2021. We’ve seen incredible improvements in business operations and outcomes for participants of both our Bootcamp and Cultivate Programs.
How can a startup help other startups?
How can a startup help other startups? Well that’s how we see Seedlab Tasmania and the role it’s played helping over 100 Tassie startup businesses […]
To SWOT or Not?
To SWOT or Not? You’ve probably all heard the term “swatting a fly”, but what about “swat analysis”? And if you have heard about it, […]
Pivoting in a Pandemic
Pivoting in a Pandemic This week’s article is about pivoting in difficult times: i.e. changing the way your business delivers a product or service, or […]