10 Food Markets In Brisbane, Australia

food markets in brisbane
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As the third most populous cities in Australia after Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane offers its youthful energy and charming vibe with its 280 days of sun a year. If you want to learn more about local Australian culture, then this is the place. As one of the most diverse destinations in the country, this city is the haven for those who crave for local markets adventure. From fresh produce to local handicrafts, you can never get enough of West End, Bakery Lane, or Boundary Street! Read more, and we’ll help you to sort out the most assuring food markets in Brisbane, that are worth a visit.

1. Jan Powers Farmers Market - Mitchelton

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Jan Powers Farmers Market is an icon for Brisbane’s food scene who champions local produce and puts farmers markets firmly on the map. Now, the markets are spread to different districts in Brisbane City, the Powerhouse in New Farm, Manly and Mitchelton by her equally passionate daughter, Sammy Power. Be sure to free your Saturday morning to explore the open-air market where you can find fresh farm produce, flowers, bread, artisan designers, meat, fish, fowl, plants, organics, olives, spices, oils, honey, ginger beers, bagels, fresh pasta, curry powders, delicious smoothies, French delicacies, coffee and many more!

Jan Powers Farmers Market

Address: The Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm Queensland 4005, Australia

Website: Jan Powers Farmers Market

Opening hours: 6:00-12:00 (Saturday)

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2. Nundah Farmers Market

Located in the Nundah Train station Car Park, tucked just below Nundah Village, the market is a perfect destination for a Sunday morning stroll to get a freshly roasted coffee and breakfast. Here, you can also stock up on your weekly fresh produce, while browsing the wide selection of flowers & plants, arts & crafts, handmade gifts, home decorations, health & lifestyle products and alternative therapies. Free parking is available.

Nundah Farmers Market

Address: Station St, Nundah Queensland 4012, Australia

Website: Nundah Farmers Market

Opening hours: 6:00 AM -12:00 PM (Sunday)

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3. Food Connect

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Founded in 2005 by ex-dairy farmer Robert Pekin, Food Connect engages local farmers to supply ecological food that is in season and pay them about four times the amount of the big food chains. Here, they guarantee that all the fresh produce never travel more than 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) because local actually means local! If you care about health and sustainability, this is the place where everything is grown free from toxic chemicals and made with love by the best artisan food producers in the region.

Food Connect

Address: 1/8 Textile Cres, Unit 3, Salisbury Queensland 4107, Australia

Website: Food Connect

Opening hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Monday-Thursday)

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4. The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This market in North Brisbane is a paradise for genuine produce, foodie and craft focusing on traditional and gourmet meals made on the spot. Not only bustled with wonderful smells and tastes, but the place also boosts your energy with live music and fun activities for kids. Otherwise, you can always relax and enjoy the food in the huge seating area provided inside the market.

The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets

Address: Old Qut Carseldine Campus, 532 Beams Rd, Brisbane Queensland 4034, Australia

Website: The Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets

Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Saturday)

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5. Northey Street Organic Markets

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Since 1994, Northey Street City Farm has been practicing Permaculture to create an environmentally, socially and economically just world. They want to be an inspirational working model of a community-based urban permaculture farm which promotes and educates for sustainability. The market that opens every Sunday is a place where they sell all organic produce grown in their farm using permaculture principles.

Northey Street Organic Markets

Address: Cnr of Northey St & Victoria St, Brisbane Queensland 4030, Australia

Website: Northey Street Organic Markets

Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Sunday)

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6. Laidley Village Markets

The weekly market opens on the corner of Patrick Street and The Mall, offering some fresh local produce and home-made treats from the Laidley Greengrocer, the local family-owned and operated farm in Lockyer Valley. They maintain good relationships with local growers and suppliers to ensure the freshness of produce. In the market, you can also find collectible items, arts and crafts, books and a lot of other goodies.

Laidley Village Markets

Address: Patrick Street, Laidley, Queensland, Australia

Website: Laidley Village Markets

Opening hours: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Friday)

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7. Saturday Fresh Markets

The 220 stalls in the market are ready to bring you the largest variety of fruit and vegetables available in Brisbane. Aside from a selection of quality meats and poultry, fresh cut flowers, bread, and baked goods, gourmet and deli lines, it also offers a huge range of indoor and outdoor plants. So, don’t forget to drop by in Rocklea next Saturday to treat yourselves with the impressive selection of locally sourced international cuisines while enjoying the live entertainment.

Saturday Fresh Markets

Address: 385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea, Queensland 4106, Australia

Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Sunday)

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8. Kuraby Farmers and Food Markets

Located right next to the Kuraby Train Station, it is the perfect place to shop, eat and relax on a Saturday. You can practically find everything here, from the fresh fruit and vegetables, traditional food, arts and crafts, freshly brewed coffee, bread, seafood, meat, to unique handmade items and jewelry! Dig into the local and international cuisines as you stroll along the market with friends or families.

Kuraby Farmers and Food Markets

Address: 1342 Beenleigh Rd, South Brisbane, Queensland 4112, Australia

Website: Kuraby Farmers and Food Markets

Opening hours: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Saturday)

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9. Mulgowie Farmers’ Markets

Opens on the first Saturday each month, the Mulgowie Market offers ‘the real farmers market’ experience where you get to meet the local farmers, growers, and food producers directly in the Mulgowie Hall and Recreational Reserve. The market is an integral part of the community in Mulgowie and its surrounding areas that offers the wonderful, colorful, seasonal fresh food fiesta.

Mulgowie Farmers’ Markets

Address: Gatton-Laidley Rd, Laidley Queensland 4341, Australia

Website: Mulgowie Farmers’ Markets

Opening hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Saturday)

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10. Murphy’s Creek Markets

Posted by Murphys Creek Markets on Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Held on the third Saturday every month, here you can buy fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. Part of The Lockyer Valley Region, it is home to a blend of town and country living located less than an hour from Brisbane, Queensland. The market is located right on Murphy’s Creek Road, which is adjacent to the Murphy’s Creek Tavern.

Murphy’s Creek Markets

Address: Murphys creek, Dodts Rd, Murphys Creek QLD 4352, Australia

Website: Murphy’s Creek Markets

Opening hours: 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM (third Saturday of every month)

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We are all aware that sustainable living is quite happening at the moment, and it brings a positive impact on the earth. Supports on local farmers and growers not only reduce the carbon footprints but also helps to increase their economic growth. Organic fresh produce is also better for your health, so it’s a mutual relationship for everyone! Brisbane, with its numerous local farmers and markets, is the best place to start a local lifestyle. So, what’s stopping you? Let’s come and explore them now!

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