Many locals turn to the Southside Farmers Markets for their weekly shop; not only for the fresh produce but for the experience.The idea that you can “Come and meet the people that grow your food” really comes alive as you walk through these markets.
The crowd is a varied mix of locals, first-timers, and stall holders, eager to provide you with the best local produce. The on-site coffee cart is always bustling, as well as the many international food stalls including Gozleme, French Crepes, Waffles and Sausage Sizzle stalls.
Some of the other fresh produce on offer includes:
- Citrus from Leeton
- Apples from Batlow
- Local Breads and Bagels
- Canberra made cooking sauces and condiments
- Freshly baked Tarts, Macaroons, Cakes and Doughnuts
- Organic meat from Bombala
- vegetables from Cowra
- Free range eggs from Tharwa
- Fresh mushrooms and seafood from the South Coast
- Award Winning olives from near Hall
- Vegetables from Thirlmere
Every Sunday, 8:00am – 11:30pm
160 Ainsworth Street, Phillip
The gap between farmer and consumer is growing, however local markets such as these allow you to to know the who, what, when, where of your produce and be part of a community of passionate foodies.
Staying at Abode Woden? The Southside Markets are definitely worth a visit! Only a 20 minute walk, or 5 minute drive from your apartment, they are the perfect Sunday morning treat.