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OCTOBER 2017 MARKET NEWSLETTER

This is a must-read edition of our monthly newsletter!

Learn about our October comp where you can WIN A MARKET HAMPER and find out about a beautiful couple giving back to people in need, who are behind the Marg’s Cakes and Cookies stall – their story is truly touching!

You can also find out which stallholders are coming along, so you can plan your shopping http://...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: MARG’S CAKES AND COOKIES

Have your cake and do good too

Marg and Don are the driving force behind long-term Golden Plains Farmers’ Market stallholder, Marg’s Cakes and Cookies. They joined the Market in 2011 and are well-known for their colourful selection of delicious cakes, slices, date and walnut rolls and biscuits.

But here’s the thing: Marg and Don don’t make a cent from any of their home-baked sweet treats – 100% of the proceeds goes towards...

WINNERS!

The Golden Plains Farmers' Market was announced as the 2017 Geelong Business Excellence Awards winner in the ‘Tourism and Hospitality’ category.

This award recognises the Market’s value as a tourism destination – a hospitable and entertaining place for visitors and locals.

Up against some of Geelong’s best, our monthly Market came out on top! Congratulations to our stallholders for helping make our Farmers’ Market as great as it is.

Congrats also to all...

‘Cooks Treat’ yourself!

Renata Oeldrich is the founder and owner of Cooks Treat, a Bannockburn-based business and regular Farmers’ Market stallholder who whips up delicious sauces, rubs, dressings and condiments.

Cooks Treat’s goal is to create great-tasting, home-style food for the family (and trust us, Renata’s take-home accompaniments are indeed delicious!). What is particularly wonderful about the Cooks Treat range, is how it encourages everyday families to get back into home-cooked...

GOLDEN PLAINS TWILIGHT MARKET – DATE ANNOUNCED!

Golden Plains Shire Council is delighted to announce that it will launch its first ever Twilight Market on Thursday 21 December on the corner of High and Milton Streets, Bannockburn, 4.00pm – 9.00pm.

The Golden Plains Twilight Market is an extension of the popular monthly Farmers’ Market, but with some exciting additions! The Market will feature farm-fresh produce, fine crafts and local artwork, live music, a craft beer and wine bar, fast food vans and fun for the...

Braised brussel sprouts with herbs

Brussel sprouts are classed as a ‘Brassica’ vegetable and are highly regarded for their nutritional value. They are high in both fibre and vitamin C. They also contain nutrients with anticancer properties!

Boost your immunity and warm up for the last days of winter with this tasty, healthy, gluten-free recipe—you can stock up at the Golden Plains Farmers’ Market on Saturday 5 August.

Ingredients

• 1 tablespoon...

What’s good in August!

How lucky are we to be able to access farm-fresh food? The Golden Plains Farmers’ Market seeks to increase local people’s access to nutritious, quality and locally grown produce, and give the region’s farmers and growers an opportunity to sell directly to customers. Here’s what’s in-season at the moment… take note and make the most of the winter bounty at our August market.

Fruit

Cumquats, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, olives, oranges, rhubarb,...

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