Farmers Market Plant Biosecurity Survey AFMA is collaborating with Greenlife Australia to help facilitate this important plant biosecurity survey. If you have a nursery and sell seedlings, plants or trees at farmers’ markets, please read on to support this important initiative. Greenlife Industry Australia (GIA) is the peak industry body representing greenlife growers, independent retailers […]
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AUSTRALIA’s 2020 MOST OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET TROPHY …GOES TO MULLUMBIMBY FARMERS’ MARKET (NSW) It’s become an institution on Friday mornings at the Mullumbimby Showground at the foot of Mt Chincogan – when up to 70 local farmers and food producers gather to showcase and sell the bountiful seasonal produce of the NSW Northern Rivers. […]
Drum roll for the three national finalist markets in the Outstanding Farmers Market category of the Delicious Produce Awards 2020 The winner will be announced in October, meanwhile when you shop at these terrific markets, be sure to thank the farmers, market managers and volunteers that regularly deliver fresh food and artisan produce for their […]
AFMA continues to monitor the public health status pertaining to farmers markets. The latest AFMA FACT SHEET is dated 22 July 2020. AFMA FACT SHEET COVID-19 – 22 July.
St Vinnies and the Salvation Army have been tasked by the Federal Government to distribute Drought Community Support grants to eligible farming families, farm staff and regional businesses. The second round of grants are now open for farmers in drought declared LGA’s nationally. Eligibility and application details are available here More St Vinnies info: https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/drought_assistance/
The circumstances and public health guidance surrounding safe health practice in relation to Covid-19 are changing frequently. AFMA is monitoring available public information and will post significant developments of the AFMA Facebook page in the first instance. Please like and check posts regularly. http://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketsaustralia We ask all market managers, stallholders and shoppers to act […]
More than ever we need to celebrate our farmers, food producers and mightily resilient market managers! DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2020 are now calling for nominations! Market managers of authentic farmers markets are invited to nominate their market in Australia’s only awards that celebrate Australia’s best farmers markets. To Download Nomination Forms please go to: […]
WHAT IS SOCIAL DISTANCING ? This Government Fact Sheet will assist in explaining the newly acquired habit of social distancing. We encourage all shoppers, stallholders and market managers to ensure proper practices are maintained on market day ! Please consider your fellow shoppers and the health of others. coronavirus-covid-19-information-on-social-distancing
The AFMA Chair’s Report 2019 is available here: AUSTRALIAN FARMERS MARKETS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL REPORT
Harvest Launceston, one of Australia’s award-winning farmers’ markets gets the tick of health in a new report from UTAS academics. The industry report titled ‘Community, culture and value: An exploration of Harvest Launceston farmers’ market’ polled stallholders and shoppers and their findings are extremely positive. Shoppers average Saturday market spend was $51 and they are […]