The WA Farmers’ Markets Association has launched a website – a terrific platform for all WA farmers, stakeholders and shoppers keen to support authentic farmers’ markets and keep abreast of the latest developments in this important sector. There are now 22 Farmers’ markets trading regularly in WA. Check out the list and the site: https://www.farmersmarketswa.org.au/wa-markets […]
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Calling all fans of NSW farmers’ markets – the new Farmers Markets Alliance of NSW has recently been launched to represent the interests of authentic farmers’ markets and advocate for the sector in NSW. The organisers are building a statewide network to elevate the awareness and authenticity of NSW farmers’ markets. Let’s strengthen the community […]
The premier national award for Farmers’ Markets is the Delicious Magazine Produce Awards ‘Best Farmers’ Market’ – a coveted accolade. Congratulations to the 2017 Winner – Harvest Launceston – a Saturday weekly market that five years on is an integral part of the Launceston community. Shop there for amazing quality vegetables and fruit, local creamy […]
Drum roll for the four farmers’ market finalists in the Delicious 2017 Produce Awards… and it seems clear the judges vote is for consistency, authenticity and community outreach. Take a bow Harvest Launceston, Willunga Farmers Market, SAGE Farmers Market Moruya and Albany Farmers Market Western Australia – four of Australia’s longest running farmers’ markets that […]
The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) has developed a COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING FACT SHEET to assist stakeholders in the farmers’ market sector understand the new food labelling standards. These standards become mandatory in July 2018. All market stallholders, managers, and market committees are advised to carefully investigate how the new food label provisions affect […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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:
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