Worth the Visit: Best Farmers Markets in South Australia

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If you and your family want to live healthy and full lives, you have to buy fresh food. Whether you like eating fruits, vegetables, seafood, meat, you name it, nothing compares to that feeling of goodness when you buy it directly from the source.

Farmers put a lot of hard work and dedication to grow the best produce that you’ll ever find in the market. When you buy these products directly from them, you’re not only enjoying great quality produce, you are also supporting these farmers.

So, if you’re interested in eating healthy and support the local producers, then spend a weekend to visit South Australia where you’ll find plenty of outlets fresh food products. For your ease and convenience, consider a car rental Adelaide airport, so you can go to any of the markets listed below and make the most out of your trip.

Barossa Farmers Market

For your weekly grocery shopping needs, visit The Barossa Farmers Market located at Vintners Shed, Angaston. It is open every Saturday morning from 7:30 am to 11:30 am. With more than 50 stalls to choose from, you’ll find a broad selection of fresh vegetables, fruits, chicken, beef, lamb, specialty breads, and many others. This market has become a lively hub for both locals and foodies from everywhere.

Adelaide Central Market

Located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, this market is one of the oldest and largest undercover markets in the region. The market has been around for nearly 150 years, and it is home to more than 80 traders. You can shop for a wide variety of fresh food, including meat, vegetables, fruit, seafood, poultry, cheeses, health foods, you name it, they have it. Don’t miss out on food tastings and experience the camaraderie between shoppers and sellers.

Willunga Farmers Market

The Willunga Town Square comes alive with people from near and far to visit and shop at the Willunga Farmers Market. With more than 80 farmers and food producers from the region, the market has become a Saturday morning institution since it was established in 2002. Also, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of free street parking spaces in the area.

Adelaide Showground Farmers Market

Spend a beautiful Sunday morning at the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market, which opens from 9 am to 1 pm at Wayville. Established in 2006, it is the largest farmers’ market in South Australia and supports small family farms. Drawing plenty of visitors, you can buy everything from fresh vegetables and fruits to a hearty brunch and a hot cup of coffee.

Victor Harbour Farmers Market

Open every Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, Victor Harbour is the perfect place to shop for locally grown vegetables, fruits, bread, wine, seafood, meats, and more. You can also watch fantastic musicians performing live music and have a delightful breakfast, and some food tastings. There’s also lots of fun activities and games for your kids to enjoy.

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Open every Saturday morning from 8 am to 12 noon, visitors from everywhere enjoy a unique and affordable food shopping experience. You’ll enjoy fresh seasonal and regional food, from fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, seafood, eggs to bread and baked goods, sweets and pastries, you’ll find them all here.

You can’t compare the taste of fresh food, the strong sense of community, and even getting deep discounts if you decide to be a loyal member. So, head on over to any of these excellent farmers markets, have fun, and you won’t be disappointed.

We’d love to hear from you. Did we miss anything? Have you been to any of these markets? How was your experience? Which one’s your favorite and why? What food do you want to buy? Let us know in the comments.

About Yafieda Jamil

A Malaysian girl currently working abroad in Phnom Penh city. I love a good road trip, hot cappuccinos, spicy food and staring at old buildings. My mission is to inspire people to see the world differently before we all get any older. Oh and giraffes are the most beautiful creatures on earth.

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