Cooking Up a Storm at your Local Farmers’ Market

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Great Home-cooking requires great fresh ingredients. Support your local growers and get the freshest produce from your local Farmers Market. Cooking Pot the iPhone App goes with you and helps with a fantastic Shopping List and makes it all So Easy!!


There are some great Farmer’s Markets and Organic Produce Markets right in your local area. You don’t have to go far to find fresh produce that is super healthy and delicious. Cooking Pot the iPhone App helps create some amazingly Easy, Healthy and absolutely Delicious meals! In this post I wanted to concentrate on one area and I will endeavour to research another every month. Please feel free to suggest areas or your favourite markets in your comments. I need all the help I can muster!


Today we’ll look at the Gold Coast region in Queensland Australia. Here are some of the Farmers’ Markets I’ve found.


Burleigh Markets

Burleigh Heads State School. Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads. Trading times: 7.00am – 12 noon every Saturday. FREE Entry.


Nerang Markets

Corner Lavelle and Nerang Streets, Nerang (by the river). Trading times: 6.30am – 12 noon every Sunday. FREE Entry.


Sharks Farmers’ Market

Southport Sharks Football Club car park, Corner of Musgrave and Olsen Avenues, Southport. Trading times: 6.30am – 12 noon every Saturday. FREE entry.


Mudgeeraba Farmers’ Markets

Location: Mudgeeraba Show Grounds, corner Mudgeeraba and Worongary Rds, Mudgeeraba. Every 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday. Trading Times: 6am-11am. FREE entry.


Gold Coast Turf Club FarmersMarket

Location: Bundall Racecourse. Racecourse Drive. Surfers Paradise. Every Sunday. Trading Times: 6am-11am. FREE entry

Gold Coast Organic Market

Location: Miami Sate High School/2205 Gold Coast Hwy, Gold Coast. Every Sunday. Trading Times 6am -11:30am. FREE entry.

Carrara Markets

Location: Manchester Rd Carrara. Every Saturday and Sunday. Trading Times: 7am – 4pm. FREE entry

Harbourside Market

Location: 610 Oxley Dr, Gold Coast. Trading Times: Mon-Fri 8am – 7pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 8:30am-5pm. FREE entry


Marina Mirage Farmers’ Market

Location: Marina Mirage. 74 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach. Every Saturday. Trading Times: 7am to 11am.


Lakeview at Mermaid Farmers’ Market

Location: Lakeview Blvd, crn Bermuda st and Hooker Blvd, Mermaid Waters. Every Saturday 6am-12 noon and Thursdays 7am-12 noon. FREE entry


Miami Marketta

Location: 23 Hillcrest Prde, Miami. Every Sunday. Trading Times: 6:30am-12 noon. FREE entry


Palm Beach Farmers’ Market

Location: Palm Beach Currumbin High School, Thrower Dr, Palm Beach. Every Saturday. Trading Times: 6am-11am. FREE entry

Mt Tambourine Local Producers’ Market

Location: The Green Shed – Tamborine Mountain Show Grounds at the roundabout Mt Western Rd and Bartle Rd. Every Sunday. Trading Times: 7am-12 noon. FREE entry


It’s just a few and I have probably missed heaps!! There is so much available on the Gold Coast it’s fantastic! I’m sure that if you live here your next-door neighbor might be a stall-holder! The area is rife with a thriving Cottage Industry!


If I’ve missed markets and I’m sure that I have, please let me know and I’ll add it to the List. Thank you for reading. Like us. Share us. Spread the love and please let us know what you think by commenting.


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