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Farm Gate Market

Bathurst St | Between Elizabeth + Murray Sts, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 5625
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How markets used to be

Hobart still delights me - My vintage from the UK means I can remember, corner shops, farmers... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2015
dcroberts19
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Hobart, Australia
The crowds of locals say it all...

Not for tourists but that's why they come. Only produce grown or made in Tassie is sold here. The... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2015
wolfsbite
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Hobart, Australia
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Every Sunday, come rain hail or shine, a busy street in the heart of Hobart transforms into a bustling farmers' market. It's all about Tasmanian produce and getting to know your farmer, and it always has been.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh produce” (49 reviews)
“bagels” (13 reviews)
“stall holders” (19 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bathurst St | Between Elizabeth + Murray Sts, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6234 5625
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Hobart still delights me - My vintage from the UK means I can remember, corner shops, farmers markets and most importantly Non-Mass-Produced stuff. That is Hobart farmers market, it is full of organic, fresh, high quality food and stuff. The natural foods, the interesting home...More

2  Thank dcroberts19
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Hi dcroberts Thankyou very much for taking the time to review us and for the five out of five! Food as it used to be is at the heart of everything that we do and so reading your review was a delight. Stop by and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Not for tourists but that's why they come. Only produce grown or made in Tassie is sold here. The quality is A1. So is this quirky little market.

3  Thank wolfsbite
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Hi wolfsbite Thanks for a superb review.... A1 and quirky is exactly what we are about and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience. Happy travels, Madi

Reviewed 19 July 2015

Farm Gate Market is the biggest farmers market in Tasmania, located in Hobart's CBD. It operates every sunday and occupies the entire length of Bathurst street between Elizabeth and Murray Streets. It is a very social market, with many people going simply to catch up...More

5  Thank Kevin D
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2015

Hi Kevin D Thanks for such a great local insight into our market and for a fabulous review. We're so pleased that as a local you can be a part of our market every week and thankyou for your support in getting us where we...More

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Situated in Hobart City on Bathurst St between Elizabeth and Murray Sts, and operating every Sunday from 830am-1pm. This would have to be the best Farmers Market we've ever been to - and it's a genuine farmers' market - none of the usual trashy market...More

4  Thank Barraman46
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hi Barraman46 Thanks for such a great review! We're glad you enjoyed our experience and would love to see you if you are ever in Tassie again. Happy travels. Madi

Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

As a Hobart local I often visit the farm gate market. It offers a wide range of fruit veggies and farm fresh food stuffs. I go for my weekly supply of coriander. A large bunch costs less than $5 and is three times as much...More

2  Thank Ronnie1974
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hi Ronnie Thanks for a great local perspective on the market and a five out of five. Please come and say hi at the red HQ marquee next time you are at the market, it would be great to meet you! Cheers, Madi

Reviewed 9 July 2015

Absolute brilliant little market with home grown tasty veggies and other artisan products. Mt Gnomon pork is fantastic, worth every dollar. Also excellent Bruny Island oysters on offer. I would go every week if I would be in Hobart!More

2  Thank BoneandBtwo
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Hi BoneandBtwo Thanks for a fabulous review! We will pass on your comments to Guy from Mt Gnomon and Mark from Hobart Oyster House - we agree, the oysters are like no other. If you are visiting Tasmania again, we'd love to see you. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 2 July 2015

Food lovers dream market ! Delicious food, fresh produce, from breads, cheeses, preserves, meats, seafood including delicious fresh oysters, great variety of food stalls and beautiful flowers ! It's a must, we loved it, can't wait to go back ! Don't bother having breakfast before...More

2  Thank Sophie R
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Thanks Sophie for your great review, we're thrilled you had such a great experience. And as Melbourne is only an hour away by plane (Melbourne is almost a second home to many Hobartians, myself included!), we'd love to see you back at the market again....More

Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

We arrived 10am and it started raining at 10.10am. That put a damper on things. We found the stalls to be a little disappointing, but you would appreciate them if you had not made it to Salamanca Market the previous day. We have seen photos...More

2  Thank Rhonda R
Madeleine P, Manager at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2015

Hi Rhonda I am really sorry you were disappointed. It's always going to be difficult on visitors when the weather is not conducive to a great experience. It was a particularly trying day weather wise and we almost cancelled the market because of near gale...More

Reviewed 20 May 2015

Love my visits here, so much to experience and wonderful to be able to taste a product and discuss its origins with growers and producers. The Bagel man has such variety and so original, love his wares. Buying apples etc fresh off the tree is...More

2  Thank Tassie-ite
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2015

Dear Tassie-ite Thanks for such a lovely review, even more special because by the sounds of it you are with us every Sunday through the rain, hail and shine - or lately cold, windy and snowy so thanks again, you add a skip to our...More

Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

It was recommended to us that spend our Sunday morning having a wander through the farm gate market in Bathurst st. Make sure you go hungry as the amazing food on offer is very hard to resist. The fresh produce is amazing and varied. A...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Madeleine P, Owner at Farm Gate Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2015

Thanks Sharon for a great review! We are indeed an authentic farmers' market that operates on three very strict principles and we are driven by four values: community, provenance, seasonality and knowledge and we strive extremely hard to maintain these. It's really nice to see...More

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eckh2015
15 October 2016|
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Response from Madeleine P | Property representative |
Oh thanks folks for that great reply, I've only just come across your question. A stroll if the weather is nice but if not, parking in the multi level car park off Melville Street is easy. it also has disabled and pram... More
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Ian B
17 October 2015|
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Response from Madeleine P | Property representative |
Hi Ian B Our opening hours are 8.30am - 1.00pm across the year with the market closed only on Easter Sunday.
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Ian B
17 October 2015|
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Response from TasmaniaLovesydney | Reviewed this property |
yes 8.30 to 1.30ish every sunday
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