Your Farmers Market is a Library

Your Farmers Market is a Library

Article by Nicholas Kennedy, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets. We’re having a bit of a moment in Australia. We’re becoming more aware of when our food comes from and the context surrounding it. Sustainability; both industrial and in the home, is a...
Langdale Orchards Celebrates its 160th year!

Langdale Orchards Celebrates its 160th year!

Article by Andrea Paran Last month Langdale Orchards, a regular at our farmers markets, celebrated its 160th birthday. Congratulations team! For over six generations the Lang family have developed and tended to their orchard, growing high quality, fresh fruit for...
FULL-TIME POSITION VACANT: OPERATIONS MANAGER

FULL-TIME POSITION VACANT: OPERATIONS MANAGER

Are you passionate about sustainable food and local produce? Are you an experienced Operations Manager? Melbourne Farmers Markets is looking for an exceptional and enthusiastic Operations Manager, a highly rewarding full-time position in this exciting not-for-profit...
Waxing Poetic on Bees – MFM Talks to The Practical Beekeeper!

Waxing Poetic on Bees – MFM Talks to The Practical Beekeeper!

Article by Nick Kennedy I feel like nobody who is really paying attention needs to be reminded of the importance of bees. But for those of you who managed to miss all the buzz, here is a quick reminder. Bees are important! Their ability to do their important job, that...
Love Food Hate Waste Podcast Series

Love Food Hate Waste Podcast Series

Follow us on our Love Food Hate Waste journey in this three part series that looks into the budding food hub that is the Farmers Market at the University of Melbourne. Meet the faces behind the marquees at the market, the farmers who are often the unsung heroes behind...
Fellowship Report: A Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the US

Fellowship Report: A Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the US

We are delighted that Melbourne Farmers Markets Business Manager, Prudence Rothwell has recently finalised her Fellowship Report, a Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the United States: programs, regulations and emerging opportunities for the Australian...