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February07

Blue ribbon worthy strawberry jam!

We’re so excited to have Rebecca Sullivan from the Granny Skills movement back at the Barossa Farmers Market on Saturday 8th February. Rebecca will be instructing us all in the ways of Strawberry Jam and because it’s an interactive class, everyone will be able to take a little tub of jam home with them at
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January21

Fire Support Services

Press release from Mid Murray Council 21/1/14: “Landholders affected by fire – You aren’t alone At times like this the community pulls together to offer what assistance it can. There are several agencies and groups working to provide help. Different groups provide different sorts of help. You are encouraged to use the contacts below to assist
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December15

The Great Barossa Passata Collective

“Comrades! I bring you find news from the fertile plains of the Barossa Valley. We have a Passata Collective!”   Yep, that’s right. One of my crazier 2am ideas is off and running and I’m so happy about it. The idea is thus: we took delivery of 200 of the prettiest little tomato seedlings seen
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December12

Barossa Farmers Market Gift Guide

The Farmers Market is packed to the brim with wonderful gift ideas – locally grown and made with love. Here’s some quick ideas to get you started, but you’ll find all sorts of delicious morsels and great ideas at the Market. So shop local this Christmas and put your money back into your community. It’s
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December03

Granny Skills comes to the Barossa Farmers Market

We’re so excited to welcome Rebecca Sullivan from the Granny Skills Movement to the Barossa Farmers Market. Granny Skills is all about learning how to cook, preserve and make the most of the season’s produce, just like Granny used to. The Barossa has a proud and long standing tradition of preserving the best of each
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October22

Welcome to our new Board members!

We held our Annual General Meeting on 12th October and a new Board was elected. We’re really happy that Michael Wohlstadt has agreed to stay on as our Chair, along with Board members Jen Turner, Caroline Roessler, Cathy Wills, Eleni Michau and Marie Waechter. We welcome new Board members Lisa Werner, Wayne Ahrens and Barb
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October16

Tips for Toms!

Tomato season is well and truly upon us here in the Barossa so we thought it was about time we put together some tips for growing a truly spectacular crop of tomatoes.   You can buy tomato seedlings at the Farmers Market from Falg Nurseries who are here every single week. If you can’t make
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October15

Movie night at the Farmers Market!

  On Wednesday 9th October to help celebrate National Organics Week, we magically transformed our market into an indoor cinema for the evening and hosted a screening of “Design for Life. Permaculture: The Food Forest Story.” This is a great documentary that follows local couple Graham and Annemarie Brookman as they transform their newly purchased
  • Box office attendant extraordinaire, James!
  • Cherie
  • And green deliciousness galore!
  • Sal and Jen delighting in supper
  • Holly and Georgia, tea and coffee GURUS
  • Jess introducing Graham....
  • Our menu for the evening
  • Enraptured audience members
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September12

Barossa at Home

  I stumbled across this beautiful video by Dragan Radocaj yesterday and just had to share it.     It’s a lovely little snap shot of life in the Barossa and it really resonated with me. Something I’ve heard quite often about the Barossa.BeConsumed ad (link here if you need a little refresher) is that
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August28

Wagtail Urban Farm

As part of Fair Food Week I headed down to the big smoke of Adelaide last Sunday to visit some friends who have recently founded Wagtail Urban Farm. They’ve turned a disused house block in Mitchell Park in to a beautiful patch of productive land, growing salad greens, Asian greens, fennel, silverbeet and a whole lot
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