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Shop local for Christmas

SHOPPING at your local farmers market this Christmas is a wonderful way to support local growers, the local economy and the environment. At the market there’s super fresh locally grown and produced food for your Christmas table that you will enjoy even more knowing where it has

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Christmas cheer!

The Mullumbimby Farmers Markets will be operating every week up until Christmas and over the New Year period. Our sister market at  New Brighton Farmers will open on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, to allow shoppers to pick up their last minute Christmas shopping and gifts.

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Grow Your Own Lunch 2018

The Byron Shire’s budding farmers and chefs of the future came together at the Mullumbimby Farmers Market on Friday for the fourth annual Grow Your Own Lunchbox Challenge. Primary school students from seven local schools created a display of their garden produce, talked about their gardens and

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Kids, get growing!

  Local primary school students are set to put their gardening and cooking skills to the test in the fourth annual Mullumbimby Farmers Market Grow Your Own Lunchbox Challenge. On Friday November 2 teams of students from schools around the area will come together at the farmers

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School hols

The Mullumbimby Farmers Market has loads of free and fun activities to keep the kids entertained these holidays. The kids space will be a hub of activity, with free circus skills workshops all morning hosted by the fabulous Spaghetti Circus. Kids can try activities like balancing, juggling,

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GYO Lunch is back!

The Mullumbimby Farmers Market Grow Your Own Lunchbox Challenge is on again and now open for entries! Now in its fourth year, the Lunchbox Challenge sees local schools come together at the Mullumbimby Farmers Market to share their school garden stories, and then compete to make the

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Slow recovery for blueberry farm

CAP: Otto Saeck of Blueberry Fields is pleased to be back at the farmers markets after last year's devastating hailstorm.

In his 30 plus years of blueberry farming, Otto Saeck had never experienced anything like the hailstorm that hit his Brooklet orchard, Blueberry Fields, on November 5 last year. It hit with such ferocity that it destroyed the orchard’s hail nets, completely stripped his blueberry bushes of

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BYO for Plastic Free July

There’s been a bit of a fuss made recently (by some) about the ‘inconvenience’ or phasing out plastic bags at the big supermarkets. For farmers market shoppers it’s no big deal –  they’ve been bringing their own bags for years! Actually, market shoppers don’t just bring bags – they have

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Cool cabbage

Cabbage used to get a bit of a bad rap, probably because of those memories we have of it as an overcooked, soggy and lifeless vegetable served to us by our parents or grandparents. But forget about all that, because like its cousin cauliflower, cabbage is cool

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Know your kale

At one stage kale was absolutely everywhere – so trendy that it looked like it might even knock avocado off its perch. Eventually we hit peak kale,  and the spotlight moved on to the next big thing, but with or without the hype, there’s no denying kale remains queen of

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Recent news

  • Christmas cheer!

    The Mullumbimby Farmers Markets will be operating every week up until Christmas and over the New Year period. Our sister market at  New Brighton Farmers …
  • Bangalow Coffee

      Nashua coffee growers Michelle and Andy Clarke, of Bangalow Coffee, have been selling their fresh coffee at the Byron and New Brighton Farmers Markets …

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