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16 Of Our Favourite Farmers Markets In Perth

By Danielle Bowler - 02 Mar 2017


Farmers markets are a great way to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning soaking up some community vibes, enjoying breakfast and purchasing some local produce or handmade goods from the people who made them. Luckily, Perth has more farmers markets than you can shake a jar of locally made whipped honey at.

Here’s a comprehensive list of farmers markets in Perth for your local produce needs, artisan made products and vibrant community atmosphere.

Central

Perth Home Grown

Sundays, 11am—4pm, Perth City

Perth Home Grown is a sustainable living market in the heart of the city where you can buy baked goods, handmade gifts and homewares and fresh fruit and vegetables. And why not treat yourself to a delicious slice of Honeycake to reward yourself for being a winner in life.

Perth City Farm Markets

Saturdays, 8am—12pm, East Perth

Visiting the Perth City Farm Markets is a great excuse to go out for brekky at the City Farm Cafe and then wander around the markets for your organic and biodynamic produce such as fruit and vegetables, dairy, meats, eggs, olive oil, honey, health foods, skincare products, household products, clothing and soaps. There’s also a play pit to keep the kids entertained.

Kyilla Community Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, 8—11:30am, North Perth

The Kyilla Community Farmers Market is a friendly market where you can munch on a bacon and egg roll, have a cup of coffee and peruse goods such as local produce, baked goods, meat, seafood, jams, honey, pasta and flowers.

Subiaco Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8am—12pm, Subiaco 

The Subiaco Farmers Market is a bustling and lively market with delicious breakfast options like shakshuka, crepes, fresh juice and coffee. Pick up some fresh bread and desserts while shopping for your local fruit and vegetables. Live music adds to the atmosphere and there are also farm animals for the kids.

Leederville Growers Market

Sundays, 7:30am—11:30am, Leederville

The Leederville Growers Market is a small but well positioned market in the centre of Leederville where you can purchase goods such as meat, eggs, cheese, dumplings, pasta, crumpets, cupcakes, doughnuts, jams, honey and flowers. Do some shopping for local produce then check out the action in the skate park or pop by a local cafe for a cuppa.

Vic Park Farmers Market

Sundays, 8am—12pm, East Victoria Park

The Vic Park Markets are a lovely shady market selling locally sourced produce, fresh baked goods, gourmet and organic foods and artisan products. Enjoy a bite to eat whilst listening to the buskers. Kids can get their bounce on at the bouncy castle and have fun in the nearby playground.

North 

Poynter Farmers Market

Saturdays (Fortnightly), 9am—12pm, Duncraig

If you’re feeling a strong urge to buy some rainbow carrots, head on down to the Poynter Farmers Market where you can also buy other fresh vegetables and fruit, baked goods, handcrafted bread, pastries, desserts, sun-dried fruit, honey, jams, sauces, olive oils, organic meat, seafood and flowers.

Mount Claremont Farmers Market

Saturdays, 7:30—11:30am, Mount Claremont

There are over 45 stalls at the Mt Claremont Farmers Market where you can purchase goodies like coffee, juice, French pastries, sausage sizzles, crepes, bacon and egg rolls, fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat, poultry, breads, dairy products, olive oils, condiments, desserts and flowers.

Stirling Farmers Markets

Sundays, 7:30—11:30am, Stirling

Enjoy some live music at the Stirling Farmers Market while you chow down on bacon and egg rolls or crepes, then go shopping for your fresh local produce, baked goods, desserts, pastries, meat, seafood, jams, honey, eggs, cheese and flowers. Sample the kombucha and treat yourself to a Froozie—dairy free and refined sugar free fruit ice cream. We don’t usually recommend bringing weapons to a community event but you might want to bring along a few knives for Vin to sharpen at the Pretty Sharp Knife Sharpening Services stall.

Joondalup Growers Market

Saturdays, 8am—12pm, Joondalup

The brand spanking new Joondalup Growers Market is a great place to buy your fruit and vegetables, gourmet mushrooms, herbs, meat, fresh bread, pasta, milk, cheese, yoghurt, olive oils, jams chutneys, handmade chocolates and flowers. You can also enjoy yummy brekky foods like bacon and egg rolls, Moroccan foods, crepes, juice, smoothies and coffee.

Yanchep Monthly Markets

Last Sunday Of The Month, 9am— 2pm, Yanchep

There are 80 stalls at the Yanchep Monthly Markets selling fruit and vegetables, meats, condiments, eggs, hot food, coffee and desserts, handcrafted items and plants. Pamper yourself with a massage and enjoy live music. Kids entertainment includes an animal farm, pony rides and face painting. Make a day of it and visit the lovely Yanchep National Park after the markets.

South 

The Farmers Market on Manning

Saturdays, 7:30am—12:30pm, Waterford

The Farmers Market on Manning offers farm fresh produce like fruit and vegetables, meat and fish. Enjoy eating pizza, gozleme, bratwurst, egg and bacon rolls, crepes or croissants as you stroll around under the pine trees shopping for artisan breads, eggs, olive oil, condiments, cheese, dairy, nuts, raw foods, honey, flowers, plants and handmade items.

Growers Green Farmers Market

Sundays, 8am—12pm, Beaconsfield

The Growers Green Farmers Market is a great place to listen to live music under the shady trees and do some shopping for fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, seafood, bread, baked goods, pasta, honey, jams, sauces, eggs, dairy, olive oil, desserts, tea, herbs, flowers and plants. There’s even organic dog food for those pooches that like to live pesticide free. Enjoy some Salvadorian, French, Moroccan, Indian, Italian, Turkish or Japanese hot food and drink fair-trade coffee, tea or juice. The market on the first Sunday of the month includes extra stalls selling vintage, recycled and handmade clothes, jewellery, books and homewares.

Western Farmers Markets

Sundays, 8am—12pm, Palmyra

Have you ever wanted to trim a bonsai tree like Mr Miyagi in the Karate Kid? You can start now by purchasing one at the Western Farmers Markets. You can also purchase fresh fruit and vegetables, seafood, organic bread, eggs, pasta, pastries, cupcakes, raw health treats, honey, pickles, preserves, organic olive oil, flowers and native seedlings. Watch the entertainment and make your tummy happy with food and drink such as breakfast burgers, crepes, gozleme, Indian food, real fruit ice cream, fairtrade coffee or juice. 

North-East

Midland Farmers Market

Sundays, 7am—2pm, Midland

Finger limes are bushtucker food known as the caviar of citrus and can be found at the Midland Farmers Market, along with other goodies like fruit and vegetables, baked goods, olive oil, jams, pickles, coffee, cake, plants, flowers, pet supplies, fashion and accessories. There is also live music and a swap meet at the market for people wanting to sell second hand goods.

South-East

Kalamunda Farmers Market

Sundays, 8am—12pm, Kalamunda

You can get your Hare Krishna food fix at the Kalamunda Farmers Market along with other meals and drinks like bratwurst, pork belly burgers, crepes, savoury pastries, gozleme, coffee, tea and juice. You can also shop for your fruit and vegetables, bread, croissants, desserts, cheese, milk, yoghurt, eggs, meat, seafood, pasta, nuts, honey, jams, preserves, pickles, relishes, spices, olive oil, pet food, plants, flowers and soap. Kids entertainment includes a bouncy castle, petting zoo and crafts.

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Growers Green Markets | Image credit: Elle Borgward

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