Fairfield Farmers Market is on the Move!

Fairfield Farmers Market is on the Move!

Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) is thrilled to announce the establishment of an accredited farmers’ market at the Melbourne Innovation Centre (MIC), directly opposite the Alphington Train Station. The MFM office will also be moving to the neighbourhood and forms part...
Submission to ‘Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries’

Submission to ‘Planning for Sustainable Animal Industries’

We have made a response to the State Government’s proposed reforms for animal industries, a summary of our key areas of concern and recommendations is below. Thank you to Amanda McLaren from Yapunyah, Kelvin Slade from Willow Zen, Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance,...
State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

It’s been a worrisome few weeks for Victorian small-scale livestock farmers with the proposal of changes to planning provisions in regional Victoria. The changes, generally proposed to reduce red tape across the animal production industry would inadvertently increase...
Carlton Farmers’ Market relocating to Carlton North Primary School

Carlton Farmers’ Market relocating to Carlton North Primary School

Melbourne Farmers Markets is delighted to announce that the Carlton Farmers’ Market has found a new home and will be relocating to the Carlton North Primary School (CNPS) aka Lee Street Primary School, from Saturday 7 October, 2017. “It’s sad to say goodbye to the...
IN FEATURE: THREE BEARS PORRIDGE

IN FEATURE: THREE BEARS PORRIDGE

Three Bears was started in 2017 by Ben and Kirsten, two high school best friends. Three Bears not only cook up hot porridge and delicious bircher combinations, but distribute 50% of profits to EatUp a charity which focuses on delivering lunches to school children who...
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...