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LA MADRE MAGNIFICENCE

La Madre Bakery is an award-winning premier artisan bakery, based in Geelong, well-known for their delicious handmade sourdough breads and rolls, sweet baked goods, granola and more

. … And they’re joining us at our inaugural Golden Plains Twilight Market this December!

This means, just days before Christmas, you can stock up on freshly baked treats – perfect accompaniments to your festive feasts.

La Madre uses more traditional baking...

STALLHOLDER OF THE MONTH: AUSSIE OGGIE PASTIES

Award-winning Ballarat pasty-makers Aussie Oggie Pasty Co. are joining the Market line-up – and we’re excited!

Aussie Oggie’s golden-baked pasties come in lots of flavours: Cornish, Veggie, Steak n’ Stout, Big Breakfast, Parmi, Apple & Cinnamon and more. As you can see, their pasties range from traditional through to boutique savoury, with sweet flavours adding even more variety to the mix.

Owner-operator Kieran King is a qualified chef with thirty years’...

WHAT IS A ‘VEGAN’ AND WHY YOUR KIDS MIGHT WANT TO BE ONE?

We all know that vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or poultry but what is a vegan?

In addition to being vegetarian, vegans do not eat or use animal products or animal by-products such as eggs, dairy, honey, leather, fur, silk and wool. This also includes cosmetics and soaps derived from animal products.

Why be vegan?

Many young people today are hyper-aware of our world’s environmental issues and growing population, as well as the need to...

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...

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