GIVE A CUP ABOUT WASTE

GIVE A CUP ABOUT WASTE

This October Melbourne Farmers Markets will make significant headway in the war on waste, thanks to a City of Yarra grant to fund a sustainability plan aimed at eliminating all single use coffee cups from MFM markets. The program will firstly encourage market goers to...
RECIPE: Roast carrots, quinoa, lemon and garlic yoghurt

RECIPE: Roast carrots, quinoa, lemon and garlic yoghurt

An Ottolenghi inspired recipe full of flavour, that hero’s the gorgeous colourful carrots from Spring Creek Organics at Melbourne Farmers Markets. Preparation time: 5-10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients 4-6 large carrots ½ cup quinoa ¼ cup...
RECIPE: PUMPKIN, WALNUT AND BLUE CHEESE RISOTTO RECIPE

RECIPE: PUMPKIN, WALNUT AND BLUE CHEESE RISOTTO RECIPE

Walnuts and blue cheese are a classic partnership. Add pumpkin to the mix and you’ve got everything you need for a delicious risotto packed with winter flavours. For this recipe we’ve used Victorian walnuts ( available from St James Walnuts, King Valley...
Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Jones Potatoes are on the lookout for a worker with a background in farming, preferably horticulture, for a full-time position. The right person will be physically fit, well organised, motivated, experienced in machinery operation and cattle work. Ability to work in a...
Your Seasonal Guide to September

Your Seasonal Guide to September

It’s been snowing in them there hills but we are basking in glorious sunshine, and daffodils are back at markets! Yippee it’s Spring, and here’s to a gradual unfold of the season for our farmers. A fair bit of cold for the orchardists, some delicious sunshine for veg...