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STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: SHORTHIVE HONEY

Love honey, love ShortHive. 

The Broomfield family have been keeping bees and making honey for over 50 years. Main beekeeper, Greg Broomfield, learned the art of honey production from his father and together with wife Corrina, their children Robyn and Tom, and Tom's wife Rachel, form the winning team which is ShortHive Honey.

A couple of years ago, on a chilly afternoon at their farm in Nalangil, just west of Colac, the...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: SIMPLY FI HANDBAGS

Simply Fabulous Fi!

Fiona Round has lived in Bannockburn for nearly 25 years, has been sewing since high school and is the creative spirit behind the fabulous designs of Simply Fi Handbags. 

Fiona studied Home Economics at RMIT and after graduation, worked as a chef cooking in all sorts of interesting places around Victoria, including Mt Buller, Halls Gap and St Arnaud District Hospital. When Fiona ("my friends...

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...

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