We’re back at Collingwood Children’s Farm this weekend!

Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers Market, our ‘first born’, missed out on celebrating its 18th birthday like so many milestones in 2020. The market was established as our part of the response to a proposed housing development that would have changed the St Heliers...
The Pomegranate Farm – Their Story

The Pomegranate Farm – Their Story

Below are some words sent to us by Cameron about his family’s journey on The Pomegranate Farm. We love hearing stories from farming families and gaining an insight into farm life – we’re sure you will too! Catch The Pomegranate Farm at Collingwood...
We are hiring! Stallholder Coordinator Position Available

We are hiring! Stallholder Coordinator Position Available

Melbourne Farmers Markets is a not for profit social enterprise connecting urban communities with Victorian farmers while promoting seasonal produce, biodiversity and sustainable farming practices. We manage ‘accredited’ markets across Melbourne, which means there are...
6 reasons to shop at a farmers’ market with your family

6 reasons to shop at a farmers’ market with your family

By Andrea Paran, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets Shopping for your family’s weekly groceries doesn’t have to be a hurried duck into the supermarket or a late-night scan over the current online specials, and why should it be an unglamorous weekly...
Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts – the nut season is here!

Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts – the nut season is here!

By Nicholas Kennedy, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets. Nuts are something of a fascination to me and right now we’re in the thick of the season. As far as their place within the grand food kingdom, there’s nothing quite like them. Savoury or...
Sweet potato and fennel soup

Sweet potato and fennel soup

You’ve probably noticed sweet potato has started to pop up at your local markets in the last few weeks. Try pairing sweet potato with the sweet flavours of fennel for a bowl of soup to warm up any chilly winters day. * Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time:...