Your Seasonal Guide to August

Your Seasonal Guide to August

There have been some feisty frosty freezing starts, but haven’t we been blessed with some fabulous sunny market days! Thank you for embracing the winter spirit and coming out to support our local farmers. While many things have suffered under their icy blankets, the...
Your Seasonal Guide to July

Your Seasonal Guide to July

We’re over the Winter Solstice, yet it has been a relatively mild and dry start to winter thus far. Remember to not only pull out your coats, beanies and boots this month but pack reusable bags and a mug for your morning cuppa to shop waste free! We’re...
Truffles are now in season!

Truffles are now in season!

Truffle farmer, Noel Fitzpatrick is at Slow Food Melbourne Farmers Market this Saturday with his Black Truffle Harvest! Read on for the full truffle story… The fresh black truffle season is now under way & this Saturday you can buy exquisitely aromatic...
Making the Most of Mandies

Making the Most of Mandies

With new season navels and mandarins at your local farmers markets, MFM intern and food waste warrior Chikako gives you some ways to make the most out of your citrus. Mandarin skin snack (No food waste!) Ingredients Mandarin skin- equivalent to 2 mandarins Sugar...
Your Seasonal Guide to June

Your Seasonal Guide to June

It’s just June and the slow cooker has had a couple of outings already! The all-day simmering aroma of a potful of Winter deliciousness is definitely the tonic for tackling the feisty cold days we are having. Have you tried chestnuts in a casserole, soup or curry?...
New Season Citrus!

New Season Citrus!

With new season navels and mandarins hitting the farmers markets, MFM intern and food waste warrior Chikako gives you some ways to make the most out of your citrus. Origin of Mandarin The mandarin orange is considered a native of South-Eastern Asia and the...