The three finalists in the Delicious Produce Awards 2019 have just been announced… Drum roll and loud clapping for: Mullumbimby Farmers’ Market (NSW) Margaret River Farmers’ Market (WA) Willunga Farmers’ Market (SA) All three markets set best practice standards and are benchmarks for the farmers market sector. The Delicious Produce Awards 2019 will be announced […]
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Drum roll and congratulations to WILLUNGA FARMERS’ MARKET (SA) one of Australia’s first farmers’ markets (established in 2002) announced as Australia’s Most Outstanding Farmers’ Market at the 2019 DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS. Willunga Farmers Market has traded continuously every Saturday since its inception and is well and truly entrenched inn the lives of the region’s […]
Drum roll and loud clapping for WILLUNGA FARMERS’ MARKET (SA) announced as Australia’s Most Outstanding Farmers’ Market at the 2019 DELICIOUS Produce Awards. Established in 2002, it has traded every Saturday since and has become a healthy farm to fork shopping habit for local farmers, artisan food producers and shoppers. Congratulations too to the […]
Drum roll and congratulations for the three finalist markets in the DELICIOUS PRODUCE AWARDS 2019: Mullumbimby Farmers’ Market (NSW) Margaret River River Farmers’ Market (WA) Willunga Farmers’ Market (SA) This trio set best practice standards for farmers’ markets nationally and are integral to their communities. The winning market will be announced at the Delicious Produce […]
AFMA has published a FACT SHEET to encourage the evolution of authentic farmers’ markets. It is a useful resource for market operators seeking to realign their market to the AFMA Model Rules or new-start markets wishing to establish a genuine farmers’ market. Download the free FACT SHEET
Margaret River Farmers Market, Winner 2018. CALLING NOMINATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA’S OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET Delicious Magazine Produce Awards 2019 are seeking contenders for Australia’s Most Outstanding Farmers’ Market… a vibrant and engaging community-focused farmers’ market that displays ‘true authenticity’. ‘True authenticity’ is evaluated based on the following definition: ‘A Farmers’ Market is a predominantly fresh […]
The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) was founded in 2003 and continues to advocate and represent the vibrant farmers’ market sector nationally. Farmers’ markets are a vital link in Australia’s food chain and contribute to farmers, and rural and regional economies; and to the health of countless families shopping for fresh seasonal food direct from […]
Griffith University and the NSW Local Health District in the Northern Rivers region have collaborated to research regional food shopping habits and the costs of basic fresh foods at farmers’ markets versus other food stores and supermarkets. The initial findings may surprise you…. The representative seasonal food baskets point strongly to the fact that local […]
Delve into the #HarvestTrailReport2018 launched today by the Fair Work Ombudsman and you will discover one statistic that should spark the serious attention of all farmers’ market managers and stallholders. The report claims supermarkets are rivaled by farmers’ markets as a preferred food shopping option – if time wasn’t an issue. The research states 14% […]
Reducing waste matters. And farmers’ markets can lead the way! Simple steps can make a big impact. Whether you sell or shop at a farmers’ market do what you can to reduce food, packaging and other waste on market day! The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) MARKET WASTE MANAGEMENT FACT SHEET is now available as […]