Entries by Jane

MARKET MANAGER OPPORTUNITY

Sydney’s major Saturday farmers’ market is seeking the equivalent of a market manager… ASSISTANT PRODUCER – FOOD EVENTS CARRIAGEWORKS Carriageworks are seeking an experienced Assistant Producer – Food Events to assist in the delivery, planning, and production of Carriageworks Farmers Markets and the broader food program. This is a part time role of 4 days […]

DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2021

OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET ENTRIES OPEN NOW! There is only one national award that recognises excellence and authentic farmers’ markets  in Australia. The OUTSTANDING FARMERS MARKET Award is offered annually by the terrific team at Delicious Magazine as part of the Delicious Produce Awards 2021. If you sell at, manage or shop in a farmers’ market […]

COVID SAFETY FACT SHEET – Updated December 2020

Hats off to all farmers’ market managers, stallholders and shoppers for making Australia’s farmers’ market mornings Covid-Safe during 2020. The challenges however are still very much top of mind! AFMA has revised the suggested Covid-Safe Guidelines to assist the farmers’ market community in their endeavours to make market day – and essential food supply – […]

NEW MARKET RESEARCH

The Centre for Rural Health (Lismore) of Griffith University has just published their findings on what motivates shoppers at the Murwillumbah Farmers Market.  The report focuses on the pivotal role farmers markets play in developing community cohesion and trust, especially between farmers and consumers. Local food = local focus = local energy and sustained community […]

PLANT NURSERY BIOSECURITY SURVEY

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 […]

AUSTRALIA’S MOST OUTSTANDING FARMERS MARKET ANNOUNCED!

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. Mullumbimby […]

NATIONAL FINALISTS DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2020 ANNOUNCED

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 […]