Improve your gut health and general wellbeing - try kefir!

Kefir is a milk-based product that tastes similar to a mild yoghurt. Research now shows that it is linked to improved health and wellbeing.

Our health and wellbeing and how they relate to our digestive system are a hot topic of debate. Some scientists claim that our gut bacteria can even affect our mood and state of mental health, our weight and also resistance to infection.

Correspondingly, there is now an abundance of probiotic products available for sale on shelves across the...

Stallholder story: Freshwater Creek Garlic

Established in 2010, Freshwater Creek Garlic is a family-owned farming business based in Freshwater Creek, just out of Geelong. Owners John and Sarah Olliff produce early green, single bulb, bunched and plaited garlic. Their produce is organic, farm-fresh and delicious—so great, in fact, they were awarded ‘Gold’ in the Melbourne Fine Foods Awards in 2016.

Italian Late garlic – versatile and long-lasting

Freshwater Creek Garlic grows the garlic variety Italian...

Stallholder of the Month: Ameet’s Homestyle Curries

Ameet, owner/operator of Ameet's Home Style Curries is originally from the UK, where he started out in computer science.

Luckily for us, Ameet eventually realised his heart was in making authentic Indian sauces!

Ameet's curry treats incorporate authentic Indian flavours and various unique combinations of spices – ginger, onion, tomato puree, bay leaves, cashew nuts, coconut milk, mango, lime leaves, fennel and fenugreek… just to name a few. Not only that, all of Ameet’s sauces...

Support your New Year’s resolutions – shop at the Golden Plains Farmers’ Market

There are so many reasons why shopping at the Golden Plains Farmers’ Market is a great thing to do.

The Farmers’ Market is the perfect place for you to purchase all the good, fresh foods that help promote you and your family’s health and well-being.

Shopping at the market also supports the health and wellbeing of our local community by encouraging the economic development of regional business and providing a great social outlet for both residents and visitors alike. It...

Stallholder story: I’m Not Charlie

‘I’m Not Charlie’ gourmet pickles, sauces and relishes started in April 2012. Founder, Narelle Bugg, relates the story behind the unusual business name and her business…

“I am probably a little bit different to other food businesses, as my motivation for setting up I'm Not Charlie was born out of my wish to provide our son, who has Down Syndrome, with an opportunity to lead a meaningful life away from traditional disability settings.”

“I am a self-taught baker and love to...


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