SAGE Farmers Market Earns Its Place

June 02, 2021

A recent economic impact study shows the market saw a 28% jump in sales in five years, and delivered a combined economic benefit to vendors, nearby businesses, and the local community of more than $4 million in 2019-20.

 

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How to support your local food system in 5 easy steps

June 02, 2021

If you’ve been to a farmers market then you know first hand how great they can be - when you shop at a farmers market, you feel like you’re part of something.
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Things We Love

June 02, 2021

Stuart Whitelaw shares what we love about SAGE Farmers Market and the beautiful town of Moruya.

 

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SAGE is community

June 02, 2021

In this video, Kate Raymond discusses the community surrounding the SAGE Farmers Market.

 

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SAGE Farmers Market turns 5, the story so far

May 31, 2021

A farmers market doesn’t create a local food system. A local food system creates a farmers market.

 

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2017 Delicious Magazine Produce Awards

May 29, 2021

Monday evenings are when the annual Delicious Magazine Produce Awards are held, and this year they were in Melbourne. That’s all fine, except if you are a finalist in the “Outstanding Farmers Market” category and your market is on Tuesday afternoon and you’re on a 7am flight in the morning.
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Facing disappointment in a local food system

May 02, 2021

This is Fraser of Old Mill Road BioFarm during the market’s “Hungry Gap” of spring 2013, but the gap in 2018 has started in July, thanks to drought and a perfect storm of other circumstances.

 

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The measure of success

March 22, 2021

In 2014, after the market had been underway for a year or so, we decided we should try to put some numbers behind our gut feeling that the market was having a significant impact on our local food system.
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The plastic conundrum

March 08, 2021

A few people have contacted me about single-use plastic bags at the market following the announcement from the supermarkets about getting rid of them.

 

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The price of food – Part IV: Salad

January 03, 2021

At the Deep Winter Agrarian Gathering at Gerringong last year, Costa Georgiadis reminded us how important it is to keep up the work to talk about local food systems and to reconnect people with their food through stories. 
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