Starts at 8am and finishes 12 noon.
Runs the Second Saturday and Fourth Saturday of Every Month, except January. Apologies for March 2014, 4th Saturday, we cannot hold the Market due to the Castle Hill Show.
This is a seasonal market and the produce advertised will only be available in season.
The Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers and Fine Food Markets are just what the doctor ordered. An abundance of fresh produce to tempt the taste buds of most hunters and gathers.
Let's begin our journey by succumbing to the tantalizing aroma of freshly ground coffee beans brewing away in the crispy early morning air of the Show grounds. As you sip your coffee you will drawn by the perfumes of the many freshly cut blooms as the flower stalls arrange a vast array of colours and species to suit all occasions.
As you do the rounds it's hard not to be drawn to the amazing variety of fresh herbs and spices available. The crispy baby rockets, extra virgin olive oils, sun dried tomatoes and Darling Mills amazing array of olives and fresh basil.
Willowbrae cheesemaker Karen Borg uses a traditional French farmhouse method to produce a variety of goats cheese sold at the markets by her husband David.
Crunchy sourdough breads, traditional pasta's even the staple family meals like bangers and mash can be accommodated.
The fantastic array of gourmet European sausages and the variety of old fashioned Irish spuds will turn a staple Aussie meal into a Chef's delight !
Enjoy browsing through the stalls of fresh fruit and veges, freshly picked berries, crunchy greens, vine ripened tomatoes, stone fruit and our famous Bilpin apples - even an apple pie or two !
Whilst doing that final once around stopping to pick up some exotic Australian Native Foods, yum, Wild Hibiscus flowers in syrup, Desert Quandong jam or some Lemon Myrtle and Native Pepper berry seasoning a must for any good foodies pantry.
Our markets promote the importance of fresh seasonal produce, sustainable local agriculture, showcasing small business and introduce our many visitors to the wonders of our Region. The Hawkesbury.
We are open 9am - 5pm , 7 days per week.
Here at Canoelands orchard we are aiming to give the public the opportunity to buy direct from the farmer.
We Harvest tomatoes March April May June.
We Harvest passion fruit May June July and possibly January February
Stone fruit PYO is all of November, December and early January so we will remain open 7 days during all harvests.
We have, honey, jam and chutney all year round and we offer school excursions and tours all year on bee keeping, farm practices and sustainable farming.
Our main produce is nectarines but we also grow plums and peaches.
We will be offering pick your own nectarines,plums, peaches, tomatoes, passionfruit
We will let you know as each type of Fruit comes into season, so keep in touch. We will have plums in our stall around the 20th of November. They are yellow flesh candy plums and our Lewis blood plums come in over Christmas/new year
We will also offer farm tours so you can see how it all happens.
We want you to come and experience the aroma of the fruit and enjoy the background of where it comes from.
We have a stall on the property where we sell our fresh produce and our own honey and jewellery. We have coffee, snacks, icecreams and drinks also available. Come and relax, bring a picnic along if you like.
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Open: September: Weekends Only 8am - 5pm.
October - April 7 Days 8am - 5pm.
This is NOT a pick your own Farm
An array of quality produce grown locally in Galston on the Barba family property. Strawberries, Peaches, (White and Yellow) Nectarines, Sugar ripe tomatoes, Rhubarb and plenty of vegies of various kinds (corn zucchinis, eggplant, capsicum, cucumbers and green beans).
Definitely makes the taste buds tingle.
Open Times Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 8am to 5pm. Closed Sundays.
You can also find us at the Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers and Fine Food Market at the Civic Precinct, adjacent to the Penrith Library on the first Saturday of each month.
The Farmers markets runs from 8am to 1pm.
Farm Fresh Eggs sold by a local family business established in 1963.
Eggs collected and packed daily, and sold directly from the farm ensuring freshness and high quality.
Our chickens are housed in a barn laid system and are free to roam and express their natural behaviour in an ideal environment.
We also provide laying hens, bagged cow and chicken manure.
Check out the egg sorting machine. The kids will love it.
Order your groceries online at www.greenbox.org.au between Friday and Monday each week and pick up your order at the warehouse in Gerringong on the following Thursday or have your order delivered.
Green Box is a community-owned and operated Co-op, based in Gerringong, which distributes local fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy products, eggs, meat, breads and a wide range of locally made products to the local community.
Green Box is committed to supporting local farmers and producers from the South Coast and Southern Highlands, and encouraging the use of sustainable farming practices, by providing them a local market.
All fresh produce is sourced within a 160km (100 mile) radius. To cater for community demand certain bulk dry goods have been sourced from further afield (from ethical, sustainable & organic) bulk suppliers. Green Box is committed to sourcing the most sustainable products available, from as close as possible.