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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
FULL-TIME POSITION VACANT: OPERATIONS MANAGER

FULL-TIME POSITION VACANT: OPERATIONS MANAGER

Are you passionate about sustainable food and local produce? Are you an experienced Operations Manager? Melbourne Farmers Markets is looking for an exceptional and enthusiastic Operations Manager, a highly rewarding full-time position in this exciting not-for-profit...