Heirloom Vegetables

Heirloom Vegetables

Food is one of, if not the most, important ways people connect with one another – sharing tastes, smells, and ideas. Over time, the meaning of food and cooking is passed down from one person to the next, a way of passing the torch to future generations. You...
Urban Agriculture Forum 2018 Dinner

Urban Agriculture Forum 2018 Dinner

The Urban Agriculture Forum 2018 Dinner was an incredible event with over 35 Victorian farmers, producers and local gardeners featuring on the menu. Dinner took place in William Angliss Institute where attendees listened in awe to Bruce Pascoe and Ben Shewry as they...
Urban Agriculture Dinner

Urban Agriculture Dinner

  We’re hosting dinner! Join award-winning Bunurong/Yuin scholar and writer, Bruce Pascoe, and the world-renowned owner-chef Ben Shewry of Attica for an evening feast, cooked and curated by Melbourne Farmers Markets. Delve deep into questions of history,...
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...
Urban Agriculture Forum 2018

Urban Agriculture Forum 2018

Urban Agriculture Forum is back in 2018! On February 23rd and 24th, planners, gardeners, health professionals, food security agencies and advocates, students, researchers and educators will come together for the second Urban Agriculture Forum. Led by Sustain: The...
FIRE SALE FUNDRAISER THIS FRIDAY

FIRE SALE FUNDRAISER THIS FRIDAY

A fire whipped through Tellurian Fruit Gardens and Mt Alexander Fruit Gardens last Monday, damaging around 300 trees. Some will survive, others are partially damaged and many will have to be removed. For every tree that dies, it’s several years of fruit...
Community Food Hub to be launched in Alphington

Community Food Hub to be launched in Alphington

  A Community Food Hub will be established in Alphington, after the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation recently awarded the project one of its prestigious Innovation Grants. An initiative of Sustain: The Australian Food Network and Melbourne Farmers Markets...
RECIPE: BEETROOT AND PERSIAN FETA SALAD

RECIPE: BEETROOT AND PERSIAN FETA SALAD

Ingredients 1kg fresh beetroot, trimmed and scrubbed 2 tbs olive oil 1 small red onion, finely chopped 200g green beans, trimmed Handful of baby spinach leaves 100g walnuts (King Valley Walnuts or Alpine Nuts) 100g Boatshed Cheese Persian Feta Dressing 2 tbs olive oil...
UPDATE: Fairfield FM

UPDATE: Fairfield FM

  Fairfield Farmers’ Market has a new home in 2018! We’re incredibly excited to be moving to the Melbourne Innovation Centre (MIC), 2 Wingrove Street, Alphington. The new site isn’t quite ready, and our January market will instead be held...
Your Seasonal Guide to January

Your Seasonal Guide to January

Greetings and good cheer for 2018! We hope you are beating the heat today having done your shopping early as we eagerly return to markets and embrace an exciting year ahead. We look forward to sharing it with you.   OUR WAR ON WASTE One of our immediate...