One of the best ways to reduce our environmental impact, connect to our community and save some serious dollarydoos is hitting up farmer’s markets!
So grab your reusable bags and check out some of the best farmer’s markets Perth has on offer:
Subi Farmers Markets
With a balanced mix of food stalls, fresh produce, artisanal goods and handcrafted wares, Subi Farmers Market is the perfect entry point for farmers markets newbies. Cop a Los Amigos breakfast burrito, Tom the Greek’s spanakopita or even a sweet treat from Louis Boeglin Pâtisserie. Peruse some of the finest fruits, veg and artisanal products our state has to offer for your Saturday night dinner party, while Loafers Artisan, the Woodfired Baker and Wild Bakery will hook you up with all of your baked good needs.
8am-12pm Saturday mornings
Subiaco Primary School, 271 Bagot Road, Subiaco
Kyilla Community Farmers Market
Started by the Kyilla Primary School’s P&C Association as a community engagement initiative, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to Kyilla’s selection of fresh produce – not to mention their tempting breakfast options! And if you’re looking for something a bit stronger on a Saturday morning (hair of the dog, perhaps?) you’ll have to find Old Young’s stall – an award-winning botanical gin distilled in the Swan Valley.
8am-11.30am Saturday mornings
Kyilla Park, Clieveden Street, North Perth
Swan Settlers Market
The Swan Settlers market located in the heart of the Swan Valley and is packed with amazing stalls that range from food and fresh produce to fun entertainment like the new Maxed Out Axe Throwing. Support local growers like the self-funded not-for-profit Charlie Koala’s Healthy Eating who provide delicious low-cost fresh produce. Indoor and air conditioned with free parking, this market ticks all our boxes.
12pm-8.30pm Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday & Sunday
124 Lennard Street, Herne Hill
Fremantle Farmers Market
Freo Farmers Market has one of the best selections of food vendors of any market that venture to just about every corner of the globe. Latin, Egyptian, Greek, Japanese, Persian, Turkish, Vietnamese… the list goes on! Check out their Facebook for a full weekly vendor list, but whatever you do, make sure you go with an empty stomach. Plus, there’s of course plenty of amazing fresh produce that will have your fridge and pantry well stocked for the week.
8am-12pm Sunday mornings
Fremantle College, 79 Lefroy Road, Beaconsfield
Palmyra Western Farmers Market
This market is all about bringing people together and enjoying a healthy lifestyle – doesn’t that sound perfect? Sip Perth will sate your caffeine thirst and ensure you have the energy to enjoy delectable cinnamon scrolls at the Artisan Bread Craft and sample fresh stroopwaffels from Stroopie & Co. Stalls sell farm-direct fruit, vegetables, meat and other local produce and faithfully operate every Sunday come rain, hail or shine.
7.30am-11.30am Sunday Mornings
60 McKimmie Road, Palmyra
Perth City Farm Farmers Market
Organic and biodynamic is the name of the game at Perth City Farm, with a selection of amazing local producers that includes their own volunteer-run stall, selling both plants and vegetables harvested on-site. Now THAT is local! Plus, if you’re looking to learn some skills that are good for you and the environment, check out the Perth City Farm roster of workshops; upcoming highlights include miso, tofu and tempeh making, crochet and sourdough bread making.
8am-12pm Saturday mornings (Winter hours)
Perth City Farm, 1 City Farm Place, East Perth
Stirling Farmers Market
Located in the City of Stirling Administration Building, what makes this Sunday market special is that it only sells local products direct from the grower/maker. A Rotary of Karrinyup project, the Stirling Farmers Market offers one free stall per week for not-for-profit or community groups, which is an amazing opportunity to promote their business. Every week you’ll find amazing local produce, friendly faces, and the knowledge that all funds raised in the running of the market go back into the community.
7.30am-11.30am Sunday Mornings
25 Cedric Street, Stirling
Kalamunda Farmers Market
Looking to get out of the big smoke? Running for over ten years, Kalamunda Farmers Market has a positively heaving roster of stalls dedicated to fresh produce, and dozens of local artisans selling everything from soap to spices and everything in between. A true village vibe, this market is particularly family friendly, with a bouncy castle, face painters and live entertainment to keep the kids entertained.
Central Mall, Kalamunda
Mount Claremont Farmers Market
One of the longest running community markets in Perth, Mount Claremont Farmers’ Market has a diverse group of stallholders that will be sure to please any market aficionado. Organic, farmer-direct produce, artisan bakers, unique local producers, not to mention clothing, homewares and cleaning supplies are just the start. They run rain, hail or shine, so why not pop by and stock up with something special for the weekend?
Mount Claremont Primary School, 103 Alfred Road, Mount Claremont
Farmers Market On Manning
Nestled under the trees of George Burnett Park, Manning’s Farmers Market is practically overflowing with goodies. Local organic and biodynamic fruit and veg, local meat and seafood, local eggs, local food trucks and stalls, local small goods, locally grown flowers… it’s really all about local! Our must-visit? Level up your breakfast game with Batter Up Taiyaki.
The George Burnett Park, corner of Manning Road and Elderfield Road, Karawara
You can’t help but feel the community vibes at Kingsway Markets. Taking place every Saturday, the small-but-mighty market features plenty of local food and craft producers, as well as live music, knife sharpening, and heaps of kids activities to keep them busy all morning. We can’t walk past without picking up some Little Dutchies, and some Teka Flowers always brighten our day.
34 Bellerive Boulevard, Madeley
Poynter Farmers Market
Run by the Poynter Primary School’s P&C, Poynter Farmers Market is another market all about local, community spirit. All the proceeds from running the market go back into the school, helping provide educational aids to students as well as supporting local artisans and growers. Make sure to check out local bee habitats for your garden made by Battsenby’s Wildlife, plus some local honey from local sustainable bee keepers Boy & Bee.
9am-12pm Saturdays, fortnightly (closed during winter)
Poynter Primary School, Poynter Drive, Duncraig
Header image: Mt Claremont Farmers Market