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The 7 best farmers markets in Brisbane

Brisbane Farmers Markets: Fruits, Vegetables

Top Brisbane Neighborhood Farmers Market

Excited to eat local foods on your next trip to Brisbane? You don’t even have to go to a restaurant to do it. Brisbane‘s rich variety of farmers markets makes it a cinch (and fun!) to get your hands on everything from freshly picked produce to the best artisanal pastas, breads, meats and seafood Australia has to offer. Below is your guide to the best local markets to visit on your next trip to Brisbane.


Jan Powers Markets

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Celebrity foodie Jan Powers hosts four farmers markets throughout the city. These colourful destinations can impress even the most discriminating eaters.

Carseldine Market

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A tour of the Carseldine Market is a must-do for any foodie. Located on Beams Rd. on the former campus of Queensland University, this quirky market features vintage decor, fun signage and white picket fences, along with the delicious food offerings. Carseldine Market is open each Saturday from 6 am to 12 pm and has been dubbed a foodie hot spot.

A trip through this charming market can garner fresh produce as well as specialities like handmade chocolates and artisanal breads and bakes goods, while the popular food stall section is home to vendors like the Goat Pie Guy and Popcorn Man. Visitors can refresh themselves with freshly squeezed orange juice and ginger beer, as well as a variety of coffees and teas.


Rocklea Market

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Even travellers with the most refined culinary palates will be satisfied with the wares on sale at the Rocklea’s Brisbane Market.

Located on Sherwood Rd., this market is open each Saturday from 6 am to 12 pm. It is well-known for specialities like jackfruit, dragon fruit, pak choy and beetroot as well as delicious fresh figs, but you can also find culinary treasures such as smoked meats and locally made cheeses, fresh seafood like crabs and salmon and homemade mango butter.


Nundah Market

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The Nundah Farmers Market is sure to be a pleaser for those in love with local cuisine. Open every Sunday (with the exception for several Sundays between Christmas and early January) between 6 am and 12 pm, the market is conveniently located at the Nundah Train Station.

The delectable eatables offered here include gourmet meats and fresh prawns, herbs and spices and farm fresh eggs. Buyers can also indulge in fresh flowers and plants, as well as a variety of artisanal and household goods.

These Brisbane markets are the perfect destination for the foodie traveller. With so many local and specialities to explore, you can spend an entire vacation eating in — and get to know this exciting Australian city in a delicious new way in the process.

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