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friends of the VFMA, may 9 2019
Our accreditation program is member-designed to ensure that farmers' markets support genuine farmers and producers. Look for our logo on stalls and at markets.
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Thank you for supporting accredited farmers' markets
The time and money that you choose to spend shopping at accredited farmers' markets makes a big difference to the mental and financial health of the farmers, producers, and people organising the markets.

Last week Belinda from McIvor Farm described the experience of farming in drought conditions, the importance for them of connecting to customers at farmers' markets, and the joy of receiving some rain.  They'll have stalls at Bendigo and Collingwood this weekend.

It's a timely reminder of why we all matter in this local food system we're building together. 

spaghetti squash, red lime, teatree honey

Tasty squash: Spring Creek Organics have started picking their spaghetti squash – delicious cut in half and steamed as an alternative to spaghetti.  Pick some up from them at Bendigo, Kyneton or Flemington and taste the difference good soil management makes to vegetable flavour.

Autumn limes: Kingfisher Citrus are harvesting less-common lime varieties as the season progresses.  Try West Indian limes or Red Centre – red in the middle – in cocktails or added to refreshing salads.  They’ll be at Bendigo, Collingwood and Eltham this weekend.  

Distinct honey: Generations of beekeeping experience allows Walkabout Apiaries to offer a distinct and wide range of honey.  Single varieties including White Teatree are offered in small beautifully packaged jars, perfect as gifts.  Catch up with them at Elwood and Flemington.

feature market: kyneton

Kyneton Farmers’ Market

St Paul’s Church grounds
24 Piper Street (or come to the corner of Powlett & Yaldwyn St West)
Kyneton 3444

Saturday May 11


Gold Coin Entry

The Kyneton Farmers' Market in St Paul's Park offers fresh food as well as hand-made specialty produce from some excellent locals.  Taste the range of delicious honey from Bush Track Bees.  Choose cuts of lamb from the family at Fellcroft Farm.  Skip the cellar door and buy direct from winemakers Rowanston on the Track. The farmers’ market is partnered with a craft market at the top of the hill, making it a great destination for visitors as well as locals.

accredited farmers' markets this week

2nd weekend of the month
saturday may 11
Collingwood Children’s Farm
Old Cheese Factory (Berwick)
sunday may 12
wednesday may 15
University of Melbourne (Parkville)
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