Online But Local: Home Deliveries In Newcastle

Fresh Fruit & Vegetables delivered in Newcastle.

Fresh Fruit & Veg delivered right to your doorstep. Image courtesy of My Green Kitchen.

Hopping in your car to head down to the local shops is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Just about everything nowadays is available online. Whether it be music, books or groceries, there is guaranteed to be an online shop that will have exactly what you’re looking for.

However, you might think that buying fresh goods online is a risky proposition, worrying about the quality of fruit and vegetables, where they’re coming from, and the financial cost of having it dropped to your door.

Well, there just happens to be a few independent Newcastle businesses that have jumped on the online shopping bandwagon and can deliver fresh produce, meat and perhaps more importantly, alcohol, direct to your door! Whether it’s for a special occasion or if you just can’t handle the hustle & bustle of a shopping centre, these guys have got the basics covered…

Darby Street Quality Meats

You don’t have to leave your lounge room to purchase your next hunk of meat with Darby Street Quality Meats offering online shopping with same-day delivery. Darby Street Quality Meats is managed by Somerset Meats, which means that due to Somerset’s buying power, Darby Street is able to offer the same meat quality that happens to also be offered to some of the region’s award winning restaurants. To start shopping or to have a browse through their range, visit their website.

Banana Barn

If I was to say to you that you could have fresh fruit and vegetables delivered to your doorstep for just $3, I’d imagine you would be feeling pretty chuffed. Well, Banana Barn are able to offer exactly that! Delivering fresh fruit and veg from the local markets at Sandgate, Banana Barn’s site allows you to browse through their vast range before having it all delivered straight to your door. For more information, visit the website.

Rowies

Now this pretty much makes life complete, a local bottle shop that delivers! Rowies at the top end of town can deliver your next lot of purchases direct to your door. The bottle shop just happens to stock a great array of boutique beer as well as top shelf local and international wine. The guys at Rowies are always happy to talk you through what’s available, so give them a call on (02) 4925 2627.

Hunter Organics

Based in Merewether, Hunter Organics stocks a wide range of organic foods and other related goods with fresh fruit and vegetables sourced both locally and from certified wholesalers in Sydney. Fresh meat and poultry are also available as well as organic bread and other staples such as pasta and rice. They deliver to all parts of Newcastle so check out their website.

Bill’s Organics

You may have seen it at the Newcastle Farmers Markets but I bet you didn’t know Bill’s Certified Organic Stoneground Breads will deliver their floury goodness straight to your door. Baked from the finest certified organic stoneground flour, sunflower oil, psyllium husks, sea salt and filtered water these breads are truly delicious. There is no delivery charge when 12 loaves or more are ordered but for a small fee, why not order a loaf and have it delivered to you overnight. For more details, visit their website.

Sourdough Baker

Perhaps Newcastle’s most beloved sourdough supplier, the Sourdough Baker has set up in a new kitchen and is now offering online purchases and home delivery. Subscribe and you can have fresh sourdough delivered to you each week. You’d better move quickly though, because they’ve only got room for 100 subscribers at the moment. Check out the website for more details, as well as recipes, baking classes and more.

Know of other local businesses offering home delivery? Let us know by commenting below.

Nick Turner is a born & bred Novocastrian. At 21 years of age, he is in the midst of a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Newcastle, majoring in film, media & cultural studies. His interests include travel, golf, reading, photography, sport, food and watching Seinfeld re-runs. Nick is currently interning at Sticky.

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3 comments

Hi Nick,
My favorate at the moment is Sally and Patricks for fruit and veg. http://sallynpatricks.com.au/

David

The Fresh Ingredient at Georgetown offers a FREE Home Delivery service of fruit, vegetables and local or organic or high quality daity and grocery lines. A small business, dedicated to supporting local producers/suppliers and small businesses. Check out our website or give us a call on 49677868.

Hi Nick

I thought this may interest you and your readers: http://www.deliveryhunter.com.au

The site is an online directory of all local newcastle restaurants who do takeaway and delivery.

Cheers

Alex

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