South Australia’s Farmers’ markets are incredible. In fact two of them were named in Australia’s top 10 farmer’s markets by the Australian Traveller magazine – the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market and Barossa Farmers Market.
Keep your weekend morning’s free, because this is truly a foodie’s delight and a great experience for young and old alike.
Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market
One of the best markets in the country, you’ll lose yourself in a tapestry of local stalls selling absolutely everything, from books to artwork and sculpture to trinkets and massages, and of course a fantastic array of beautiful local produce and culinary delights.
Here, at the sprawling showground market, the largest of its kind in South Australia, customers have access to everything from homegrown produce to preserves, pastries, cheeses, meat and bread.
Adelaide Hills Farmers Market
At Mt Barker, the Adelaide Hills Farmers Markets provide a fantastic array of produce. Every Saturday from 8:30am – 12:30pm the market comes to life. This market is known for it’s focus on seasonal produce, year round you’ll find fruits and vegetables fresh as can be but also everything from olive oil to fresh fish and meats. Make sure you keep an eye out for local chefs conducting cooking demos. For all things farm-to-table you need to visit Mt Barker and the Adelaide Hills Farmers Markets!
Barossa Farmers Market
You’ll find the Barossa Farmers Market at the Vintners Sheds in Angaston on Saturdays from 7.30am-11.30am. It’s a stop for everything that’s Barossa.
Beautiful produce from the homes and farms of the Barossa, incredible Italian pastries, small-batch cheeses, balsamico, delicious buttery fudge, oils, pickles, preserves and more.
Handmade with love, make sure you try the egg noodles and the freshly baked sourdough bread.
Willunga Farmers Market
The buzzing action of the Willunga Farmers Market happens in the centre of town on Saturdays from 8:00am – 12:30pm. Bump shoulders with locals, down to earth families from the hills, Adelaide day trippers and food tourists as everyone digs into the fresh goodies.
Take advantage of the beautiful surrounds and explore the picturesque village while you’re at it, perhaps with a picnic hamper full of fresh delights!
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Saturdays from 8:00am – 12:00pm the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is bustling with locals, all in the know and who are seemingly on the hunt for the latest food trend. This market is a showcase of the best producers in the region and it’s not too far from the Barossa, the Adelaide Hills, the Murraylands and Mt Pleasant itself.
You can’t beat a pumpkin and feta quiche, beautiful kalamata olives or wonderful smoked fish. Whatever you’re in the mood for you’ll find it in Mount Pleasant Farmers Market.