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...
Warm up this winter with bone broth

Warm up this winter with bone broth

Winter is coming! And we all know how chilly it gets here in Melbourne ­– I’m always looking for delicious ways to warm up. There’s been a lot of talk about bone broth and it’s wonderful healing properties, so with the cold weather and flu season just around the...
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:...
Farmers’ Market Tours!

Farmers’ Market Tours!

MFM is excited to be launching our latest initiative to help YOU connect with the people who grow, raise and eat your food: Farmers’ Market Tours! Launched at Gasworks Farmers Market on April 21, you’ll be expertly guided around the market at Gasworks Arts...
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...