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...
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...
New Proposal for animal farming reform

New Proposal for animal farming reform

The Victorian Government has announced a proposal to overhaul planning laws for animal farming, to “simplify planning requirements for animal based farming and improve the consistency of how the rules are applied.” The proposal re-defines the thresholds of stocking...
Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Job Opportunity: Jones Potatoes

Jones Potatoes are on the lookout for a worker with a background in farming, preferably horticulture, for a full-time position. The right person will be physically fit, well organised, motivated, experienced in machinery operation and cattle work. Ability to work in a...
Farmwall are Crowdfunding!

Farmwall are Crowdfunding!

Farmwall have a plan to transform Melbourne into a food producing ecosystem, but they need your help! The Alphington based social enterprise make small-scale, vertical, edible gardens, that grow herbs and microgreens in urban cafés using aquaponic production methods....