Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner will return to the Noosa Farmers Market to launch another milestone in the development of the partnership that exists between the market owners and the farmers, producers and artisans that make up the stallholders of arguably the regions best and most well known markets.Read more
The phenomenal growth of farmers’ markets across Australia provides an obvious focus for PGS, because they are local, and provide a good basis for community building, and may include growers, consumers, local governments and social or environmental interest groups.
A significant reversal is occurring in the Australian countryside. For many years, the number of productive farms was reducing. Land units were either amalgamated into larger entities or converted into ‘rural living’ or ‘lifestyle’ properties. Production usually plummeted or disappeared altogether.
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“Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love.”
– Giada De Laurentiis