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...
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:...
Your Seasonal Guide to February

Your Seasonal Guide to February

Fabulous February Wow, it must be nearly Christmas! I seem to have blinked and missed the last one!! Melbourne Farmers Markets are delighted to announce we are happily housed in our new offices in Alphington. It’s been a wonderful five years in the Collingwood...
Your Seasonal Guide to January

Your Seasonal Guide to January

Greetings and good cheer for 2018! We hope you are beating the heat today having done your shopping early as we eagerly return to markets and embrace an exciting year ahead. We look forward to sharing it with you.   OUR WAR ON WASTE One of our immediate...
We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to Victorian food and producers, regional food cultures, seasonal produce, biodiversity, sustainable farming practices and strengthening relationships between the consumer and the...