Carlton Farmers' Market opened in 2014, much to the delight of locals searching for a way to get closer to the source of their food. Farmers' Head over to the Carlton Primary School and you'll find stallholders offering everything from freshly baked bread to eggs and, depending on the season, juicy cherries from CherryHill or a glass of fresh juice from The Orange Lady. The Carlton Farmers' Market runs monthly on the first Saturday of each month.
Even if you hate cooking, there's nothing like a trip to the local farmer's market to make you marvel at the great produce that is grown around Victoria. They're also a great place to pick up tasty local honey, preserves, chutneys, spice mixes and fresh baked goods while supporting farmers at the same time. Good thing Melbourne's got a lot of farmers' markets running all year, and here are some of the best.
Reminder: please check with each venue directly for exact dates and times.