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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 27 November 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 27 November 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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 November 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

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Reviewed 24 December 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

3  Thank ianb111
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Reviewed 24 December 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

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Reviewed 27 November 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

1  Thank itburns2013
Reviewed 27 November 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

1  Thank elle w
Reviewed 25 November 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.

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Reviewed 28 September 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

Thank SarahM3686
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

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

Reviewed 10 September 2017

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

Thank Kylie P
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 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 21 August 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.

Thank theaussieeaster
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

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

Reviewed 17 August 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

Thank Jill C
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

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

Reviewed 11 August 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!!

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Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

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

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Set in a picturesque part of Ballarat this market provides a chance for the visitor to sample some of the areas fine local produce and talk to the people who create it . My wife and I regularly attend the market to buy produce from...More

Thank michaeljomeara
Steve B, Manager at Ballarat Farmers Market, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for the review, and we hope you keep enjoying the market! (and your friends!)

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BuvyLony
5 October 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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