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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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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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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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