I used to think that visiting a farmers’ market meant travelling to a country town, or driving across the city to a hard-to-find spot on the city fringe. And since I don’t own a car, getting to a farmers’ market seemed more trouble then it was worth.
Then I learnt of the Melbourne Community Farmers’ Markets collective, which co-ordinates markets every week in various inner-city locations. Better still, they’re quite accessible by public transport.
So yesterday morning, I forgoed my usual Saturday morning sleep-in (if you consider getting up at 8am early) and made a trip to the Collingwood Children’s Farm’s market.
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