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Glenyce Creighton


Organic farmer Glenyce Creighton hates to see food go to waste. Whatever fresh produce is left on her farmers market stall each week is put to good use – either in family meals, or in the baked goods, jams, chutneys or pickles that she stocks on her […]

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Byron Spice Palace


DUSKA Jefed and Rob Cullinan have always been keen to keep their food miles low. Since they started their farmers market stall Byron Spice Palace nine years ago, the ingredients for their fresh seasonal dips and sauces have always been sourced direct from local farmers at the […]

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Peace Love and Crepes


Watching her mum stir the crepe batter is one of Cecile’s Charrue’s favourite childhood memories. Growing up in France, where crepes are part of the national culture, making and sharing crepes was a cherished family tradition. Cecile – who has since become a Byron Shire local – now […]

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Rancho Limes


JANE Boniface has worked with limes for the past 15 years.  She’s spent thousands of hours picking, juicing and handling them, but she says she never tires of their scent. “I’ve never actually got sick of the smell of limes. They just have this lovely clean fresh […]

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Bangalow Coffee


The North Coast is known as a mecca for fine coffee, but local grower Michelle Clarke of Bangalow Coffee says it hasn’t always been this way. When she and husband Andy started growing coffee almost 20 years ago, it was hard to find buyers for their product. […]

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Church Farm

Andrew Morris and Amanda Callan, of Church Farm, with their children Banjo and Percy

It all began with a little roadside stall. Andrew Morris and Amanda Callan would leave the extra veggies from their garden in the box at the front gate to be picked up by passers by. Encouraged by the response, they started leaving other things there too – […]

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One Organic


If you want to take responsibility for your health,  grow your own food and grow it organically. That’s the message that Possum Creek farmers Lyndel and Kieran Weston share with the community via their organic seeding business, One Organic,  a fixture at markets and farmers markets around […]

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The Organic Avocado

Kate Thompson at her New Brighton Farmers Market stall, The Organic Avocado, with assistant Stevi Richardson.

There are hundreds of avocado varieties, each with their own unique size, shape, texture and flavour, but walk down the fruit and veg aisle at your local supermarket and you might get the impression the Hass is the only type of avocado there is. It’s not that […]

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Heart Breads


In our fast-paced, profit driven world, we want instant results and immediate gratification, especially when it comes to food. Quick, cheap and easy to produce, fast and processed convenience foods now make up a huge part of our diets, and it’s no surprise that this has coincided […]

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Eating with the seasons

Rod and Tania Bruin, of Summit Organics

Thanks to the convenience of supermarkets and the wonders of global transportation, most of us have lost touch with the idea of eating seasonally. Most fruit and vegetables are now available year-round, and many of us would struggle to name the peak growing seasons for particular foods. […]

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  • Glenyce Creighton

    Organic farmer Glenyce Creighton hates to see food go to waste. Whatever fresh produce is left on her farmers market stall each week is put …
  • Welcome Kennedys Lane Farm

    We’re pleased to introduce  our newest stall, Kennedys Lane Farm. Organic farmer Oori will be selling fresh, nutrient-rich, organically grown leafy greens, herbs and vegetables, grown …
  • Market is ON tomorrow June 20!

    After we were forced to cancel last week due to bad weather, we’re happy to announce that the market will be back better than ever this …

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