6 reasons to shop at a farmers’ market with your family

6 reasons to shop at a farmers’ market with your family

By Andrea Paran, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets Shopping for your family’s weekly groceries doesn’t have to be a hurried duck into the supermarket or a late-night scan over the current online specials, and why should it be an unglamorous weekly...
Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts – the nut season is here!

Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts – the nut season is here!

By Nicholas Kennedy, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets. Nuts are something of a fascination to me and right now we’re in the thick of the season. As far as their place within the grand food kingdom, there’s nothing quite like them. Savoury or...
Alphington Farmers’ Market and Cooking Workshop

Alphington Farmers’ Market and Cooking Workshop

Hosted by Darebin Backyard Harvest Festival and Melbourne Farmers Markets Welcome the start of Winter with a guided tour through the accredited Alphington Farmers’ Market with the affable and talented Lynton Tapp of Leftover Lovers, media personality, chef, television...
Sweet potato and fennel soup

Sweet potato and fennel soup

You’ve probably noticed sweet potato has started to pop up at your local markets in the last few weeks. Try pairing sweet potato with the sweet flavours of fennel for a bowl of soup to warm up any chilly winters day. * Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time:...
Positions Now Open for Alphington Community Food Hub!

Positions Now Open for Alphington Community Food Hub!

Positions are now open for the various roles required to establish the trailblazing Alphington Community Food Hub that will be a place for everyone to create and connect to a healthy and flourishing local food system. MFM is delighted to be partnered with Sustain: The...