Entries by Jane

SOWING SEEDS

Our horticultural food supply starts with seeds, tiny little embryonic plants that when nurtured produce crops, fruit and vegetables, nuts and oils. Horticulture farmers rely on access to high quality, reliable seed stock for their annual and perennial plantings. Lefroy Valley Seeds in Victoria are a family company (established 1984) specialising in trade supply of […]

Murwillumbah Farmers Market 2023 Award Winner

Congratulations to Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market chosen as the national People’s Choice 2023 Winner of Australia’s Outstanding Farmers’ Market award at the Delicious 2023 Produce Awards. The market started trading in 2011 representing Tweed Valley food producers and trades every Wednesday morning at the ‘Murbah’ Showground, a go-to showcase and trolley filler of the snap freshest, […]

FARM SAFETY WORKSHOPS – MAY 2023

IMPORTANT FREE FARM SAFETY WORKSHOPS! Farm safety matters…to us all. Rural Edge are facilitating a series of free online Farm Safety Workshops nationally. First off the rank are VIC 18 May and NSW 23 May. 18 May 2023- Victoria https://ruraledgeaustralia.glueup.com/event/national-farm-safety-workshop-vic-online-68712   23 May – NSW https://ruraledgeaustralia.glueup.com/event/national-farm-safety-workshop-nsw-online-67574/  

UTS RESEARCH PROJECT – SUSTAINABLE LOGISTICS

UTS (University of Technology Sydney) is investigating sustainable logistics processes for small farming and food businesses. If you sell food in farmers’ markets and would like to participate in this research please go to this link: http://redcap.createsocialcard.top/tt0x3wi UTS Letter  

WORLD BEE DAY 2023 – MELLOW YELLOW

  Farmers’ markets shine yellow to support agriculture’s hardest little workers  Australia’s farmers’ markets are invited to support WORLD BEE DAY 2023 on Saturday 20 May (in fact World Bee Week: 13 – 21 May). This year’s World Bee Day theme is ‘Bee engaged in pollinator-friendly agriculture’, and there’s no better way for people to […]

CONCEPT TO CONSUMER WORKSHOPS

ATTENTION ALL CHEFS AND ARTISAN FOOD PRODUCERS! Are you ready to turn your delicious ideas into a successful business? Say hello to a new food science program, Concept to Consumer! This program could be your ticket to learning all about food safety and development to take your culinary creations to the next level. With Concept […]

FARMERS MARKET FOOD SAFETY GUIDE 2023

NEW EDITION! FARMERS’ MARKET FOOD SAFETY GUIDE   The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) has collaborated with FSANZ (Food Safety Australia New Zealand) to update the dedicated Farmers’ Markets Food Safety Guide intended for the use of market managers and stallholders in the vibrant farmers’ market sector. The guide is national in its orientation and […]

2023 DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS – OUTSTANDING FARMERS MARKET

Now is your chance to Nominate your local Farmers’ Market as Australia’s OUTSTANDING FARMERS MARKET in the 2023 Delicious Produce Awards! Australia’s vibrant farmers’ market sector has proved immensely resilient and powerful over the past 12 months supporting farmers, food producers and local economies from Albany (WA) to Albury (NSW) and beyond. This is your […]

BEST BEHAVIOUR @ FARMERS’MARKETS

AFMA has prepared a new FACT SHEET – ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOUR GUIDELINES for market managers to assist with the management and principles of acceptable behavior within a farmers’ market and between its stakeholders. The Fact Sheet is intended to guide rather than prescribe, to facilitate pathways for acceptable behaviour within farmers’ market communities, between market management, […]

2022 Delicious Produce Award Farmers Market Winners

The Delicious Magazine annual Produce Awards celebrate Australia’s best food (and now beverage) producers. The cavalcade of categories this year includes a new award, the Readers’ Choice Outstanding Farmers Market won by Adelaide Farmers Market, one of the original farmers’ markets trading weekly on Sundays in central Adelaide. It is a fabulous showcase of regional […]