Schulz Organic Dairy introduce glass bottles!

Schulz Organic Dairy introduce glass bottles!

  Schulz Organic Dairy have jumped on board the war on waste, introducing reusable glass milk bottles, available on market days. The returnable and refillable glass bottles are currently being piloted at 10 farmers markets, including Collingwood Children’s Farm...
State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

State Government Planning Controls for Animal Industries

It’s been a worrisome few weeks for Victorian small-scale livestock farmers with the proposal of changes to planning provisions in regional Victoria. The changes, generally proposed to reduce red tape across the animal production industry would inadvertently increase...
RECIPE: Roast purple cauliflower, lemon and garlic

RECIPE: Roast purple cauliflower, lemon and garlic

Bring the vibrant hues of purple cauliflower to your table with this simple tray roast recipe. Eat warm straight out of the oven or mix into a delicious leafy salad for a pop of colour. Find all the ingredients for this recipe this weekend at your local farmers...
Carlton Farmers’ Market relocating to Carlton North Primary School

Carlton Farmers’ Market relocating to Carlton North Primary School

Melbourne Farmers Markets is delighted to announce that the Carlton Farmers’ Market has found a new home and will be relocating to the Carlton North Primary School (CNPS) aka Lee Street Primary School, from Saturday 7 October, 2017. “It’s sad to say goodbye to the...
IN FEATURE: THREE BEARS PORRIDGE

IN FEATURE: THREE BEARS PORRIDGE

Three Bears was started in 2017 by Ben and Kirsten, two high school best friends. Three Bears not only cook up hot porridge and delicious bircher combinations, but distribute 50% of profits to EatUp a charity which focuses on delivering lunches to school children who...
Happy Valley Free Range open day

Happy Valley Free Range open day

Come meet the piggies on 19 November at the Happy Valley Free Range Farm Open Day! Kicking off with a farm tour at 11am, enjoy a picnic lunch in Gippsland afterwards, and get to know how a working farm operates.   Happy Valley Free Range Open Day Where: 57...
RECIPE: SMOKED RAINBOW TROUT, POTATO AND EGG SALAD

RECIPE: SMOKED RAINBOW TROUT, POTATO AND EGG SALAD

This recipe features produce currently available at Melbourne Farmers Markets; Eildon Trout Farm and Jones Potatoes This recipe heroes the delicate flavour of smoked rainbow trout from Eildon Trout Farm, to make a delicious springtime salad for the family table....
Your Seasonal Guide to October

Your Seasonal Guide to October

We launch October with the great news of a new partnership with North Carlton Primary School, and a bright future for Carlton Farmers Market. We hope you will get along this Saturday 7 October, and help us make a cracking good start for this fabulous group of...
Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers’ Market’s turns 15!

Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers’ Market’s turns 15!

This October we are celebrating the impact and legacy of Melbourne’s first farmers market. Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers’ Market started in 2002 with around 40 stallholders, which has now increased to 75! Many of the original stallholders still...
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...