YES! Farmers markets are an essential food service

YES! Farmers markets are an essential food service under stage 4 restrictions, and Melbourne Farmers Markets (MFM) are operating where we can. It’s been a wild ride! On Friday 21st August, the decision to exclude farmers markets from permitted food retailers at the...

Farmers Markets COVID19 compliance

Essential provision of food is exempted by the Federal and State Government COVID19 restrictions, and farmers markets fit appropriately in that category. Melbourne Farmers Markets are grateful to continue to trade and support approximately 120 Victorian farmers and...

Farmers Markets COVID19 compliance

Essential provision of food is exempted by the Federal and State Government COVID19 restrictions, and farmers markets fit appropriately in that category. Melbourne Farmers Markets are grateful to continue to trade and support approximately 120 Victorian farmers and...

Farmers Markets COVID19 compliance

Essential provision of food is exempted by the Federal and State Government COVID19 restrictions, and farmers markets fit appropriately in that category. Melbourne Farmers Markets are grateful to continue to trade and support approximately 120 Victorian farmers and...

MFM ONLINE STORE NOW HAPPENING!

We’ve now launched our online store called Melbourne Farmers Marketplace! This has been in the planning for some time, but the current health crisis has made it a priority for us in order to be able to continue to connect Victorian farmers to urban communities direct....

COVID-19 UPDATE 27.3.2020

First and foremost, we hope you’re doing ok out there. It’s unbelievable to think how much life has changed for us all over the past couple of weeks. We hope you’re navigating this changing landscape safely and in good health. We’re pressing on...

COVID-19 update

Melbourne Farmers Markets are pleased to be permitted to trade this weekend, and offer the support for Victorian food producers and the community that seeks to buy fresh, seasonal and direct from farmers week to week. Our message is that the public stays calm,...

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...