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Amazing local produce and great vibe

This market has a brilliant vibe, with friendly stallholders and no shortage of doggos wandering... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
itburns2013
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Melbourne, Australia
Organic vegetables

Once a month Spring Creek Organics sell farm fresh produce. And theyre locals! All seasonal... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
elle w
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Bali, Indonesia
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Ballarat Farmers Market runs on the 2nd & 4th Saturday each month, from 9 am - 1 pm. Operated by local climate action group BREAZE, this market allows locals to reduce food miles, directly support farmers & get great fresh produce. Items available...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Wendouree Parade | Opposite the Botanic Gardens, at Lake Wendouree, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We went here with a lot of excitement and anticipation but left somewhat disappointed with the lack of size of this market... we had allowed a few hours to wander it and there was only around 20 stalls - perhaps people were still on holidays...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mylife1324
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Arriving in December, we thought that this market would be jam-packed. Although there were a few people wandering around, they did not exactly make it difficult to wander around. One thing that we found disappointing, was the fact that the market did not appear to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank ianb111
Reviewed November 26, 2017

This market has a brilliant vibe, with friendly stallholders and no shortage of doggos wandering through. They always have the staples like fresh local bread, fruit and veg, olive oil, eggs, coffee and snacks. There are regular stalls of mushrooms, cheese, smallgoods, dog treats, soap...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank itburns2013
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Once a month Spring Creek Organics sell farm fresh produce. And theyre locals! All seasonal vegetables are freshly picked and often bundled for easy purchase. Saves going out to their farm store. And after youve purchased your vegetables you can wonder through the market and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank elle w
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Wide variety of local produce. Selections are amazing. Only operate 2nd and 4th sat of the month. With the lake as the backdrop and enjoying the Breeze.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank pcnatvic
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We took a visit down to the Ballarat Farmers market, and it was wonderful, great fresh food, great variety. Its on every 2nd and 4th saturday of the month and we will definitely come back. Some stalls accept credit cards, but majority accept cash only....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SarahM3686
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thanks for your review Sarah - glad you loved the market and we look forward to seeing you again soon! :)

Reviewed September 10, 2017

Great stalls, nice relaxed friendly atmosphere and beautiful scenery. Love the Food Enjoyment sessions. A great way to spend a Saturday morning.More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kylie P
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thanks Kylie! We appreciate you posting the review and we're really glad that you're enjoying the market. Garry's Food Enjoyment sessions are great, aren't they! Remember that when you bring a new friend to the market, you're entitled to a free ticket in the market...More

Reviewed August 20, 2017

It's just the vibe. A beautiful way to spend the morning - On the lake, picking up a pantry full of local, fresh produce and products. Dog and child friendly. Great relaxed atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank theaussieeaster
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Thanks for your review! Please bring a new friend next time, so we can share the market experience around! :)

Reviewed August 16, 2017

This fabulous market is on twice a month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, so plan you visit to get it in your itinerary! Fresh local vegies, meat, plants, bread, cakes and the fundraising sausage sizzle for the local Lions Club! Great take away food,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jill C
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Thanks Jill - we hope Annie enjoyed her hamper! Thanks for sharing your market experience here on TripAdvisor!

Reviewed August 10, 2017

Visit this market regularly to get fresh local produce - there is such a great variety of food, body care products, plants and more. Appreciate getting to know the friendly suppliers who are always very helpful!!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank aaronbd2017
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Thanks for the review Aaron - glad you're having such a good time at the market and, yes, the stall holders are great! :)

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BuvyLony
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
The market runs from 9 am to 1 pm on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. I will double check our listing and make that information clearer for future visitors. Thanks for the feedback!
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