We Eat Local will be at AbbotsfordFM on Nov 23rd

Try something a little different this coming Abbotsford farmers market by checking in with the We Eat Local app – all you need is your phone! The app’s creators and a local chef will be there to give you some great tips and a taste of what to do with those less...

5 behind the scenes facts about Melbourne Farmers Markets

By Faith Blakesley-Park As my four months interning with Melbourne Farmers Markets draws to an end, I’m looking back and remembering everything that I have learnt on a professional level, but I’m also thinking about all of the wonderful moments that I have had the...

2018: Another big year for MFM and small scale farmers

  It isn’t getting easier for small scale producers eeking out a living selling direct, but we continue to give it a red-hot go and support those who do! I reckon I can confidently say it’s been a very tough year for many but, here we are, ready to shake it off...
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...
The Best Things in Life are #Waste Free

The Best Things in Life are #Waste Free

Will McLellan has been interning with Melbourne Farmers Markets for the past 3 1/2 months. In this guest blog he recounts a number of waste initiatives he came across from within MFM as well as from our stallholders. Will was successful in getting a number of his own...
Your Farmers Market is a Library

Your Farmers Market is a Library

Article by Nicholas Kennedy, Communications Volunteer at Melbourne Farmers Markets. We’re having a bit of a moment in Australia. We’re becoming more aware of when our food comes from and the context surrounding it. Sustainability; both industrial and in the home, is a...