The Top 5 Produce Markets in Brisbane

top 5 produce markets Brisbane

Farmers and produce markets are the perfect way to buy fresh and local fruits and vegetables, all while supporting local farmers. Keeping food and produce fresh for market day is a priority for stall holders, so having a refrigerated van, truck, or mobile cold room on-site is the perfect and most convenient way to ensure the best quality produce.

There are plenty of produce markets around Brisbane, north and south of the river. Here’s our run-down of the top 5:

1. Eagle Farm Markets, Eagle Farm

Operating every Sunday, Eagle Farm Markets offer a great selection from over 100 stalls with fresh produce like fruit and vegetables, eggs, nuts, oils, honey, orange juice and bread.

The market is going to make a temporary move to Doomben Racecourse on Sunday, May 7th. So make sure you head there, rather than the old location

Info: Moving to Doomben Racecourse (5 Hampden Road, Doomben) on May 7th. Entry is $2 per adult.
Operating hours: Sunday, 7:00 am – 12:30 pm.

2. Saturday Fresh Market, Rocklea

Saturday Fresh Markets has one of the biggest selection of produce, flowers and plants in Brisbane. With over 220 stalls of fruit and vegetables, quality meats and poultry, fresh cut flowers, breads and baked goods, gourmet and deli lines, a huge range of indoor and outdoor plants and lifestyle products.

Info: 252 Sherwood Road, Rocklea. Entry is $1 per adult. $4 for parking.
Operating hours: Saturday, 6:00 am – 12:00 pm.

3. Jan Power City Markets, Brisbane City

Offering a great range of fresh produce and lunch foods, Jan Power City Markets are an institution for visitors and city office workers alike. With fruits and vegetables, fresh honey, fresh pasta, delicious take-away meals, and lifestyle stalls, it’s a great produce hub in the middle of the city.

Jan Power also holds a farmers market at the Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, which is well worth checking out. It operates every Saturday, 6:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Info: Reddacliff Place, George St. end of the Queen Street Mall. Free entry.
Operating hours: Wednesday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.

4. Davies Park Market, West End

A lot of locals name Davies Park Market as the best farmers market in Brisbane, and it definitely has a lot to offer. Because of it’s popularity though, expect it to be quite busy. Give yourself a couple of hours to take it all in and work your way through the crowds.

There’s a great mix of fresh produce, food stalls, and clothing and lifestyle stalls, you’ll have plenty to see. You can even take all your purchases (and a fresh coffee) and sit by the Brisbane River afterwards.

Info: Davies Park, Off Montague Road and end of Jane Street, West End. Free entry.
Operating hours: Saturday, 6:00 am – 2:00 pm.

5. Carseldine Farmers Markets, Carseldine

Carseldine is an artisan and farmers market, with a focus on premium & in-season fresh produce from SE QLD. You will have plenty to see and do, with loads of stalls, live music, activities for the kids, and a huge seating/relaxing area.

Info: At the old QUT campus, 532 Beams Rd, Carseldine. Free entry. Free parking.
Operating hours: Saturday, 6:00 am – 12:00 pm.

 

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