Applications for the 2018 delicious.  Produce Awards Outstanding Farmers’ Market award are now open!

This national award showcases and celebrates excellence and true authenticity in Australia’s farmers’ markets.

The 2018 delicious. Produce Awards’ Outstanding Farmers’ Market award will be presented to a farmers’ market that, in the judges’ opinions, stands out as a vibrant and engaging community focused market and which displays true authenticity, based on the following definition:  ‘A Farmers’ Market is a predominantly fresh food market that operates regularly within a community, at a focal public location that provides a suitable environment for farmers and specialty food producers to sell farm-origin and associated value-added specialty foods for human consumption directly to customers.’

Definition sourced from the Australian Farmers’ Markets Association.  Please note: An authentic farmers’ market excludes resellers, and arts and craft goods, unless made on-farm from farm origin product.

More details about this award and the 2018 application form can be accessed here  https://<> .

To be considered for this award, you must be an authentic farmers’ market based on the criteria outlined above, and, submit a completed application form by 5pm AEDT on Wednesday, 14 February, 2018.

For more details on this year’s delicious.  Produce Awards, click here <> .