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friends of the VFMA, june 20 2019
Our accreditation program is member-designed to ensure that farmers' markets support genuine farmers and producers. Look for our signs on stalls and at markets.
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sticky shiraz, golden spuds and blueberry bushes


Sticky shiraz: Heathcote winemakers Peregrine Ridge produce a fortified shiraz wine when the growing conditions are ideal.  Made in a vintage port style with a bouquet of sweet dark plum and hints of brandy, it’s good with creamy cheese as well as with chocolate.  Pick up a bottle at Abbotsford.
 
Golden chips: The Jones family has been growing potatoes in Warragul in West Gippsland for four generations. This is the second season they’ve had the popular variety Yukon Gold as part of their range. Ask at the stall for the family recipe for twice-cooked oven-baked chips and wedges – they’re at Abbotsford this weekend.
 
Blueberry bushes: Fresh berry season is finished, but now is a great time to plant a range of blueberry bushes at home for a backyard supply.  Moondarra Blueberries sell a range of their plants, some suitable for container-growing, at the markets – this weekend they’ll be at Abbotsford.

feature market: nagambie

Nagambie Farmers’ Market
 
Tahbilk Winery
10 Cottage Lane
Nagambie VIC 3608
 
Sunday June 23
10am – 2pm
 
Free entry
 
The Nagambie Farmers' Market is held in the beautiful grounds of the historic Tahbilk Winery.  It’s a great place to stock up on top quality fresh meat from a number of farms, because Yapunyah Meadow Grazed Chicken, Goulburn Valley Pork, and Chantlan Murray Greys all attend this market.   Pick up award-winning Heathcote wines from Peregrine Ridge.  Catch up with Beavo’s Honey for honey and their gorgeous beeswax wraps.  Try the sauces, pastes and dips from Plough to Plate.  Afterwards head into the family-owned winery for tastings, or wander down to the river’s edge.
 

accredited farmers' markets this week

4th weekend of the month
saturday june 22
Abbotsford
Bentleigh
Coburg
Lancefield
Myrtleford
Old Cheese Factory (Berwick)
St Kilda Primary
sunday june 23
Alphington
Eltham
Flemington
Mt Eliza
Nagambie
thursday june 27 (1pm-5pm)
Bendigo Midweek
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