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...
How to cook the perfect Christmas Turkey, with Leadoux Turkeys

How to cook the perfect Christmas Turkey, with Leadoux Turkeys

By Andrea Paran, Freelance Writer and Communications volunteer. With Christmas only weeks away our thoughts are turning to what we are going to eat! For the traditionalists among us there’s nothing more special than a gorgeous roasted turkey to take centre stage on...
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...
A Smokey Star at Eildon Trout Farm

A Smokey Star at Eildon Trout Farm

There’s something about smoked fish that evokes a sense of luxury. What was once a technique used to preserve food is nowadays not such a necessity but an opportunity to add flavour and to elevate simple produce to special occasion fare. At Eildon Trout Farm you’ll...
Langdale Orchards Celebrates its 160th year!

Langdale Orchards Celebrates its 160th year!

Article by Andrea Paran Last month Langdale Orchards, a regular at our farmers markets, celebrated its 160th birthday. Congratulations team! For over six generations the Lang family have developed and tended to their orchard, growing high quality, fresh fruit for...
Fellowship Report: A Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the US

Fellowship Report: A Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the US

We are delighted that Melbourne Farmers Markets Business Manager, Prudence Rothwell has recently finalised her Fellowship Report, a Study of the Farmers’ Market Sector in the United States: programs, regulations and emerging opportunities for the Australian...