Entries by Jane

BOOTS FOR CHANGE WINS PHILANTHROPY AUSTRALIA AWARD

The AFMA national BOOTS FOR CHANGE 2016 campaign has been highly acclaimed at the 2017 Philanthropy Australia Awards winning SPECIAL MENTION in the BEST SMALL GRANT category (under $50,000). In fact the FRRR Grant to AFMA to create the BOOTS FOR CHANGE campaign was $10,000. That seed funding (and leveraged philanthropic partnerships) was deployed to […]

CYCLONE DEBBIE APPEAL LAUNCHED

AFMA is partnering with FRRR (www.frrr.org.au) to support the many farmers so severely affected by Cyclone Debbie in QLD and the NSW Northern Rivers. Market managers in farmers’ markets across Australia are being invited to host ‘Cyclone Debbie Appeal’ Market Days to raise funds to support the farmers in affected areas. The Appeal Call-out link […]

ICONIC FRENCH CHEF SHOPS FOR DINNER AT TASMANIAN FARMERS MARKET

Iconic 3-Star Michelin French chef Alain Passard devised his entire menu for the one-off 14-course Gale Dinner in Launceston on produce sourced and bought from stallholders at the HARVEST LAUNCESTON Farmers’ Market. Chef Passard spent over two hours tasting and choosing different ingredients for the dinner served to 120-plus guests. The fresh local produce included […]

FARMERS’ MARKETS ON SUNDAY ABC RADIO

ABC Radio’s Cassie McCullagh served up an extensive Sunday brunch interview (Sunday 19 March) on the growth, importance and permanence of Australia’s farmers’ markets. She was talking with AFMA spokesperson Jane Adams. Listen here:

CHECK OUT THE NEW WEBSITE

The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) has launched a new website – the go-to information platform for the national farmers’ market sector. To view: www.farmersmarkets.org.au Or read the Media Information: AFMA NEW WEBSITE More information and images: Please call Jane Adams T: 02 9360 9380 M: 0417 733715

New Website Launched

AUSTRALIA’S FARMERS’ MARKETS JUST A CLICK AWAY! http://www.farmersmarkets.org.au There are 180-plus farmers’ markets trading regularly in parks, sheds, showgrounds and schools across Australia, a buoyant paddock-to-plate link in Australia’s healthy food chain. These farmers’ markets support the livelihoods of small farmers and artisan food producers from Boyanup to Byron Bay and beyond. And now farmers’ […]

JOEL SALATIN IS BACK

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance Fundraiser on 26 February  will be championed by the evangelical lateral thinking US farmer Joel Salatin. For more information and bookings: Eventbrite password: Joel_LDF https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/joel-salatin-at-jonai-farms-legal-defence-fund-fundraiser-tickets-31304706219  

DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2017 – NOMINATIONS OPEN!

Here’s your chance for national farmers’ market fame! The DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2017 are calling all farmers’ markets – their managers and stallholders to nominate for consideration for this year’s OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET Award. For all information and online lodgement details go to http://www.delicious.com.au/people-events/produce-awards/article/2017-delicious-produce-awards/XczhveVi When you know what’s needed you can apply on-line: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesf6x6AOmn0vl6hTvRLCbCakzO-obZ1s2VM6veU08jiJ4uvw/viewform?c=0&w=1   […]