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The weekly Adelaide Farmers' Market is held at the Adelaide Showground in Wayville every Sunday from 8am to 1pm, except for the two weeks during the Adelaide Royal Show and Easter Sunday.
For other Public Holidays, such as Christmas or New Year that fall on a Sunday, we generally hold a midweek Twilight Market so you can stock up before the holidays.
You'll find the Adelaide Farmers' Market at the Adelaide Showground, Leader Street, Wayville, between Goodwood Road and Anzac Highway. The Market is directly adjacent the Goodwood Train Station. The Market is held inside the Market Pavilion and outside in the adjoining carpark.
The Adelaide Farmers' Market, Showground is three kilometres south west of the Adelaide CBD.
Train – the Noarlunga train leaves the Adelaide Railway Station every hour on the hour on Sundays (as at September 2012) and takes six minutes to the Goodwood Train Station. The Market is situated adjacent the Station. For timetable information visit www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Tram – the Glenelg tram departs Adelaide CBD from Victoria Square and various stops along North Terrace and King William Street every 15 minutes on Sundays (as at September 2012). The journey takes approximately eight minutes to reach the Goodwood Road Station, Stop 3. It is then a five-minute walk from the tram stop to the southern end of the Adelaide Showground. For timetable information visit www.adelaidemetro.com.au
Bus – several bus routes service the Showground on Goodwood Road. Bus stops 2 on Goodwood Road is the closest to the Farmers' Market. It is approximately a 15-minute bus ride from the City and a five-minute walk to the Leader Street entrance to the Showground. Refer to www.adelaidemetro.com.au for timetable information.
Bike - a sealed bike/pedestrian track runs between the Adelaide Showground and the train line. Unley Council are investing installing bike racks near this track and Leader Street (as at September 2012). You can view bike routes here (pdf of map opens in new window).
Car – The Adelaide Showground is accessible from three arterial roads - Goodwood Road, Greenhill Road and Anzac Highway. On-site parking is available for a fee or limited street parking is available on the nearby residential streets.
Taxi – the Adelaide Showground is a five-minute taxi ride from the Adelaide CBD and a 15-minute journey from Adelaide Airport. Taxis are often available at the nearby Goodwood Hotel on Goodwood Road near the Leader Street intersection.
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Entry is FREE!
Many people who visit the Market weekly, fortnightly or monthly chose to become members and save 10% on everything they purchase at Market stalls at both the Showground Farmers' Market. You can find out more about membership here.
Free parking is available on the streets nearby the Showground. Car parking is also available in the Showground through the Leader Street entrance. The first half an hour is free, and the rest of the morning is $4. Alternatively, our Market members can purchase an annual car parking card for $55.
The Showground Market has an average of 100 stalls each week, depending on seasonality and weather (farmers can't pick some fruit in the rain). Around 75 are regulars who attend most weeks.
We have a number of producers who grown and produce organic and biodynamic products. Many of our value-added producers cater for specific dietary needs.
You can search for a list of producers via specialty here.
If you are a primary producer in South Australia selling edible produce, we would love to hear from you!
Please note, there is a waitlist for value-added products at the Market, however we encourage you to complete the checklist and if your product meets the criteria, please complete an online Expression of Interest form. More information on becoming a stallholder is available here.
We are a farmers' market, therefore we don't have stalls selling arts and crafts.
There are currently 15 farmers' markets in South Australia (as at September 2013).
The first South Australian farmers' market started in 2001 a short distance from the popular Mclaren Vale wine district, 45 minutes south of Adelaide. The Willunga Farmers Market was opened by passionate foodie, Zannie Flannagan. Five years later in October 2006, Zannie started the city-based farmers' market at the Adelaide Showground in Wayville.
All farmers' markets are independently managed, but the farmers' market community is close with many stallholders selling at more than one market. The management teams also keep in touch regarding general market issues.
Saturday farmers' markets (as at September 2013).
Adelaide Hills Farmers' Market 23 Mann St, Mt Barker. Saturday 8am to 12 noon.
Murray Bridge Farmers' Market Wharf Road down on the river. Saturday 8am to 12:30pm.
Willunga Farmers' Market St Peters Tce, Willunga. Saturday 8am to 12:30pm.
Victor Harbor Farmers' Market Grosvenor Gardens, cnr. Torrens & Coral St. Saturday 8am to 12:30pm.
Mount Pleasant Farmers' Market Showground, Main St. Saturday 8am to 12 noon.
Barossa Farmers' Market Vintners Shed, cnr Nuriootpa and Stockwell Rds, Angaston. Saturday 7.30 to 11.30am.
Sunday farmers' markets
Adelaide Farmers' Market, Showground, Leader Street pavilion and carpark, Wayville. Sunday 9am - 1pm.
* Farmers' markets are evolving and constantly changing. If you can add to this list or have other relevant information, please email communications (at) adelaidefarmersmarket.com.au
There are clear criteria as to what defines a farmers' market.
The Australian Farmers’ Market Association define a farmers’ market as a ‘predominantly fresh food market that operates regularly within a community, at a focal public location that provides a suitable environment for farmers and food producers to sell farm-origin and associated value-added processed food products directly to customers’. Use of the term ‘value-added’ implies that producers process goods in some way to increase the amount they can charge for them, for example making chutney, jam, pastries, bread, or smallgoods.
The Adelaide Farmers' Market is…
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