The story of a mountain and its people

Paddock to Plate: a history of food and wine in Orange and district celebrates the history of food and wine in the Orange region, revealing how growing, processing, distribution and consumption of food has changed over time.

The exhibition will start with the mountain, an ancient volcano, which created the soils and climate that attracted indigenous people, then others from across the world. Through over 350 historic objects and photographs, ‘Paddock to Plate: a history of food and wine in Orange and district’ will take audiences on an adventure of exceptional flavours and share the stories of the innovative people that created them.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a range of events and activities for all ages. Curriculum programs for local schools will be offered throughout the exhibition.

Shopping indicator, image courtesy Canowindra Historical Society and Museum Inc.

Copies of the exhibition catalogue can be purchased online from the Museum Shop.

Find out more about the objects and stories in ‘Paddock to Plate: a history of food and wine in Orange and district’ via the links below.

Wheat Flail  |  Whisks  | Wine Press and Wine Barrel | Shopping Indicator