POTATOES with CHIKAKO

POTATOES with CHIKAKO

This month Chikako, MFM intern and food waste warrior shares her family’s potato recipes with us Potatoes…used in many form of dishes and it seems that potatoes are often positioned as favorite food among many people. (I love potato dishes!) I can think of many...
IN FEATURE: DR MARTY’S CRUMPETS

IN FEATURE: DR MARTY’S CRUMPETS

This week we farewell Dr Marty’s Crumpets. Marty has been keeping us well fed with his warm toasted crumpets on market mornings and it has been wonderful seeing the growth of Dr Marty’s crumpets over the years. “When we first started Dr Martys...
Uni Melb FM is back for Semester Two!

Uni Melb FM is back for Semester Two!

We are so excited that the Farmers Market at the University of Melbourne is back for the second University Semester from Wednesday 26 July! Now in it’s third year, Uni Melb FM is a fabulous mid-week market with fresh veggies, spuds, bakery items, berries,...
HOGFEST: Porchetta in the Paddock

HOGFEST: Porchetta in the Paddock

Bundarra Berkshires highly anticipated event is back! Hogfest returns in 2017 with Porchetta in the Paddock, a degustation lunch, matched local and regional wines, desserts, farm tour, live music and a salami competition! “Bundarra” is Lauren and Lachlan Mathers’...
Food Justice in the City: Toward a Just and Sustainable Food System

Food Justice in the City: Toward a Just and Sustainable Food System

How can we build fairer urban food systems in the face of growing climate challenges? Never in human history has our interconnected global food system faced the diversity, intensity, and urgency of challenges that it faces today. Our global population has exploded,...
In feature: Benview Farms

In feature: Benview Farms

Tim and Katherine along with their three children, Patrick, Jonathan and Millicent have been farming on their Benview property in Victoria’s Pyrenees Ranges since 2009. The Pilkington family have a split lambing period, and with rich pastures, the later lambs...
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...
Farm to Table with Simon Schulz

Farm to Table with Simon Schulz

The Social Food Project is hosting this Farmer to Table cooking workshop with organic dairy producer Simon Schulz of Schulz Organic Farms. At Schulz Organic Farms, they’re proud to have been at the forefront of organic farming since 1971. Across three...
MFM Take 2

MFM Take 2

Melbourne Farmers Market is committed to fighting climate change. That’s why we’ve made the TAKE2 pledge to help keep the temperatures rise under two degrees. TAKE2 is the state’s collective climate change program supporting individuals, government, business and other...
Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Future Melbourne: How city’s sprawl will affect food prices Melbourne’s “foodbowl” currently meets 41 per cent of the city’s food needs, but that could plunge to just 18 per cent by 2050, as the population booms and urban sprawl eats into valuable farm land, research...