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September22

Join in the family fun at the Market these school holidays

Bring the kids and enjoy all the fun at your local Barossa Farmers Market these school holidays. School holiday activities don’t need to be expensive – join us at the markets for face painting, colouring in comps, petting zoo’s and a family fun competition of “Seek & Find’.   Seek & Find Competition Want to
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June10

From the Barossa to Cambodia

This week we are hosting a young lady, Abbie von Bertouch, who will be volunteering with the Australian organisation RAW Impact. Abbie will be travelling to Cambodia to help relocate families who reside in the slums to safe housing. These families will also learn farming skills and their children will be able to go to
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June09

Local Barossa milk runs dry

After the call to arms across the Nation to #supportlocaldairy , local dairy farmers, Jersey Fresh had an amazing run on milk last week and were unable to join us at the Farmers Market. This week they have a cool room FULL of milk. If you missed last weeks post, here it is again  
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August21

Gourmet Weekend success!

  The Barossa Farmers Market partnered with the Barossa Bushgardens to host a Barossa…Be Consumed Gourmet Weekend event with a difference – a Zero Waste Long Lunch! The concept was simple: create a fantastic, lively event where great, fresh, local produce shares centre stage with a philosophy of not creating a skerrick of waste.  
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July30

Comparing pears with pears

“Oh, I don’t shop at the Farmers Market – it’s too expensive.”   WOAH.   Big statement.   There are some really big, complex issues that exist in our current food system. Issues of food sovereignty and safety, of animal welfare, of supply and the ability of farmers to make a living wage… on and
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July25

Beetroot Chocolate Cake

There is the most beautiful abundance of beetroot at the Barossa Farmers Markets this winter. Everything from the dark, broody Bulls Bloody to the beautiful heirloom varieties with their marbled stripes and patterns.   Mostly I just roast them up with some olive oil and verjuice (just a splash, right at the end makes all
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July23

All the signs!

I was chatting with a market shopper a few weeks ago and they were asking some questions about the rules governing stallholders from outside the Barossa. There are a few things which are awesome about this: 1. A perk of my job is that I get to spend a good chunk of time on Saturday
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June25

Gourmet Weekend event: Zero Waste Long Lunch

  We’re really excited about this one! For Barossa Gourmet weekend this year, the Barossa Farmers Market is partnering with our friends at the Barossa Bushgardens to bring you a new kind of Gourmet event: a zero waste lunch where sustainability takes center stage! We’ll be exclusively using local produce sourced through the Barossa Farmers
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March06

Totally Locally comes back to the Barossa

We’re so excited to welcome Chris Sands from the Totally Locally movement back to the Barossa Farmers Market. Chris is going to be running a great workshop here at the Market called “Life in a Day” that will showcase the Barossa Farmers Market around the world! Here are the details: This wonderful event is presented
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February27

Apple, Cheddar and Rosemary Pie

  When I lived in England, I once ate the most incredible apple pie I’ve ever tasted (of course, these things are always helped along by the drifts of snow outside, the roaring fire and a pint or two or Guinness….). But I digress. The pie wasn’t too sweet and had this incredible bite to
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