Media Releases

And the winners are…

And the winners are…

Drum roll please! The 2015 annual Wilmark Awards were a hit yet again! Held at Fino Willunga, the annual awards are an opportunity for shoppers to vote for their favourite producers across a range of fields. In return WFM producers also vote for their favourite shopper as a way to […]

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Media Release: $15,000 up for grabs for aspiring young farmers

Media Release: $15,000 up for grabs for aspiring young farmers

Media Release $15,000 up for grabs for aspiring young farmers Round 3 of the Willunga Farmers Market Young Farmers Scholarship opens Friday 16 October, after the outstanding success of previous scholarship recipients. With partnership support from the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board the $15,000 scholarship is […]

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Media Release: Willunga Farmers Market turns the heat on for local food heroes

Media Release: Willunga Farmers Market turns the heat on for local food heroes

Media Release                               For immediate release   Willunga Farmers Market turns the heat on for local food heroes Willunga Farmers Market, (WFM) South Australia’s first farmers market, is inviting expressions of interest from Fleurieu Peninsula based food producers to provide hot food at the weekly market. After an in depth consultation […]

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Young Farmers Scholarship recipient digs deep 8.4.15

Media Release Young Farmers Scholarship recipient digs deep   Kate Washington dug deep to ensure she was successful for the second annual Willunga Farmers Market Young Farmers Scholarship. Using organic methods, Kate will be farming heirloom vegetables on a reclaimed vineyard block in McLaren Vale; a mere 5km from the […]

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Willunga Farmers Market seeks more producers 24.9.14

Media Release                               For immediate release Willunga Farmers Market seeks more producers Willunga Farmers Market, (WFM) South Australia’s first farmers market, is seeking applications from Fleurieu Peninsula based food producers. After working closely with the City of Onkaparinga, WFM has been granted a site extension, enabling the market to trade in […]

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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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