The best of Byron Bay: Foodies flocking to Northern Rivers region to feast at top eateries

The Australian

ASTRID McCormack often has a laugh about how taken aback people are when they arrive at her tiny restaurant, Fleet. Like Fleet, The Farm has redefined regional food tourism in this state, with hundreds of visitors arriving daily to spread out over the sprawling property, admiring the livestock on-site, in some cases picking the vegetables that spring from the ruddy earth here, and eating great food that pours forth from the kitchen like the tide.