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The Collingwood Farmers Market

March 10, 2012

Today we met with our friends at the Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers Market. This market is one of  the four community-owned farmers markets in Melbourne. It’s held monthly on the grounds of the Collingwood Children’s Farm in Collingwood.  The farm is nestled by the Yarra river and the market provides plenty of hay bales to rest on, entertainment for the children and a wide array of locally-produced gourmet goodies.  We are keen supporters of “the Farm” and we’re so happy that they’ve won the battle against the threat of a housing development. Now my daughter and her friends can continue to enjoy the Collingwood Children’s Farm and the farmers market for years to come.

Image: Towing the girls in the Radio Flyer red wagon – perfect for the farmers market.

Image: Farmers’ Breakfast – free range egg and bacon rolls with caramelised onion and tomato relish.

Image: Fresh corn on the cob was a hit for everyone (including Madamoiselle Belle) at the farmers market.

Image: We indulged in a few beautiful pastries from the Gippsland.

Image: A few of the gourmet goodies we purchased from the Collingwood Farmers Market (Frou Frou cordial, Holy Goat fromage frais, Mount Zero fresh olives and Vollkorn Sourdough from Hope Hill.)

COLLINGWOOD CHILDREN’S FARM FARMERS MARKET INFO

When: 2nd Saturday of every month
Where: St Heliers St. Abbotsford
Time: 8am – 1pm
Cost: $2 (all day admission)
Parking is designated on St Heliers St carpark and only costs $2. BYO market trolley, shopping bags and red wagon.
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Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend,

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