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STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: LEIGHGROVE OLIVES

Taste the Leighgrove difference

Located in Inverleigh on the banks of the Barwon River, Leighgrove Olives is a 4500 tree olive grove dedicated to the production of the finest quality, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Established, owned and operated by Yvonne and Grant White, Leighgrove Olives has been an enthusiastic, regular stallholder with us since Market inception in 2009. 
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STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: CRUZIN COFFEE & FOOD

But first, coffee

Noeline Trevor serves comforting coffee brews with a spoonful of sweet country charm and a dash of community spirit. The proud Golden Plains Shire resident has lived in Bannockburn for more than 30 years and has been pouring hot drinks from her Cruzin Coffee & Food van for eight of them.

If you know Noeline, you know she loves to engage with her customers at the market. So it’s no surprise the small businesswoman values customer...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: ECOSTAINABLE

Changing the world, one home at a time!

It’s an alarming fact that Australians are the second highest producers of waste, per person, in the world!

One of the worst effects of this plastic waste in our environment is the deaths of thousands of seabirds and marine mammals, including whales, each year.

The desire to change this alarming statistic is one of the driving forces behind the creative vision of Karen Saunders and her stall Ecostainable....

BANNOCKBURN HEART: EXCUSE US WHILE WE CHANGE!

The Market has now moved to its new, temporary home in the Bannockburn Playgroup carpark, in Byron Street, behind the Bannockburn Cultural Centre. We’ll be in this location for the entire 2019 year while the Bannockburn Heart development is underway, which once completed, will provide us with a permanent home with amazing new facilities!

In response to overwhelming community feedback we’re also introducing some different types of stalls at the Market this year including arts,...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: WESEGGS

Our newest stallholder, Wes, was nine years old when he discovered his love of chickens. “I wanted some extra pocket money and my Pop suggested I get a few chickens. So I bought ten chickens and sold the eggs to family and friends. I called my little business 'WesEggs'.”

Wes loved everything about running the business - teaching himself everything from budgeting and business planning to even studying the entire life cycle of a chicken. It didn’t take him long to work out how to...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: A HIDDEN SECRET CAKES

Long-time stallholder, A Hidden Secret Cakes, creates delicious sweets that leave you wanting more. With lemon tarts to die for as well as tantalising brownies, gluten-free cakes, dairy-free cakes, vegan treats and more, there’s something for every sweet tooth.

A Hidden Secret Cakes is the creation of self-confessed ‘poms’, Angela and Paul, and runs alongside their other business stream: A Hidden Secret (savouries). They started selling lemon tarts at the Torquay Farmers’ Market, and...

TWILIGHT MARKET TO RETURN IN 2018!

Golden Plains Shire Council is delighted to announce that following the outstanding success of the inaugural Twilight Market in 2017, which attracted over 3,000 visitors, it will be running again in 2018. Join us on Thursday 20 December on the corner of High and Milton Streets, Bannockburn, 4.00pm-9.00pm for our second Golden Plains Twilight Market, already set to be...

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