Articles by: Willunga Farmers Market

World leader in permaculture takes to farmers markets 14.5.14

Media Release                               For immediate release World leader in permaculture takes to farmers markets   Darren Doherty, one of the world’s most acclaimed permaculture specialists, is taking the shoppers of Willunga Farmers Market under his wing. 10:30am Saturday 24 May, Darren will take over the market square sharing his knowledge on […]

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Young Farmers Scholarship recipients break new ground 15.1.14

Media Release   Young Farmers Scholarship recipients break new ground The young recipients of the Willunga Farmers Market pilot Young Farmers Scholarship first broke ground on Wednesday with soil regeneration of their market garden plot under way. The $10,000 scholarship has been awarded to a collective of four youths from […]

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Young Farmers Scholarship draws new farmers to the Fleurieu 3.11.13

Media Release                               Young Farmers Scholarship draws new farmers to the Fleurieu Willunga Farmers Market is introducing the Young Farmers Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship open to 18 to 35 year olds interested in farming but discouraged by the obstacles of entering the industry, like access to land, equipment and start up […]

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Rare pears a world first at Willunga Farmers Market 10.7.13

Media Release                               For immediate release Rare pears a world first at Willunga Farmers Market Ashbourne Valley Orchards continue to wow the crowds at Willunga Farmers Market with their rare pears. The only known commercial grower of the Durondeau pear in the world and the only commercial grower of a number […]

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Willunga Farmers Market works closely with the City of Onkaparinga to find solutions 14.1.13

Media Release For immediate release  Willunga Farmers Market works closely with the City of Onkaparinga to find solutions A recent decision by the City of Onkaparinga to remove a building from the Willunga Town Square has galvanised the Willunga Farmers Market (WFM) community to work more closely with the council. […]

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Masterchef Allstar’s Southern challenge 7.8.12

Media Release                               For immediate release Masterchef Allstar’s Southern challenge   Callum Hann, one of SA’s most loved Masterchef constants and current Masterchef Allstar, is taking on Willunga Farmers Market (WFM). 10am Saturday 25 August 2012, Callum will take over the kitchen for a cooking demonstration using seasonal produce bought fresh […]

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Willunga Farmers Market celebrates 10 years with guest chef program 3.4.12

Media Release                               For immediate release Willunga Farmers Market celebrates 10 years with guest chef program   As Willunga Farmers Market (WFM) celebrates its 10th year, the Willunga Farmers Market Guest Chef Program gets into full gear. Following on from the highly successful launch of the program by celebrity chef, Cheong […]

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WFM celebrates economic impact on the local region 10.2.11

Media Release                               For immediate release WFM celebrates economic impact on the local region   As Willunga Farmers Market (WFM) gears up to celebrate its ninth birthday, the long term economic impact on the township is setting records. Receiving an initial $10,000 in government seed funding in its first year of […]

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Willunga Farmers Market festivities a raving success 1.1.11

Media Release                               For immediate release Willunga Farmers Market festivities a raving success The Willunga Farmers Market (WFM) kicked off it’s festive season with a bang! WFM’s inaugural Christmas Twilight Market pulled the largest crowd in the nine year history of the market. Many stalls had a line up of shoppers […]

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Shopping locally guarantees steady prices at the checkout 31.12.10

Media Release                               For immediate release Shopping locally guarantees steady prices at the checkout   Grocery prices are steadily increasing while quality is decreasing, thanks in large part to the current flooding in Queensland agricultural regions. The one guaranteed way to bypass these current price rises is to ensure consumers buy […]

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