5 of the best farmers markets on the Tweed Coast and Northern Rivers
Nothing beats a good farmers market haul - and here in Northern NSW, we’re spoilt for choice with an abundance of local growers supplying fresh, seasonal produce.
Shopping at your local farmers market helps to reduce unnecessary packaging and transportation, supports small businesses, and gives you the freshest (and tastiest) produce available.
So grab your reusable tote bag and read on for 5 of the best local farmers markets to enjoy on the Tweed Coast and Northern Rivers!
Murwillumbah Farmers Market
Much-loved by locals, Murwillumbah Farmers Market is one of our favourite places to stock up on fresh fruit and veg. This bustling market offers an array of fresh produce including herbs, eggs, dairy, artisan cheeses, meat, bread, pastries and locally sourced seafood. With a vibrant atmosphere, you can easily spend a lazy weekday morning wandering through the stalls and chatting to local farmers while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee or brekkie bowl.
Where: Murwillumbah Showground, 37 Queensland Rd, Murwillumbah
When: Every Wednesday between 7 - 11am
Mullumbimby Farmers Markets
The Mullumbimby Farmers Market is a friendly community market and social hub, showcasing some of the best local produce in the region. Shop organic fruit and fresh seasonal veggies along with baked goods, gourmet foods, pasta, nuts, condiments, seafood and meat. With live music and entertainment for the kids, make the most of your visit with a local coffee and market brekkie.
Where: Mullumbimby Showground, 51 Main Arm Road, Mullumbimby
When: Every Friday between 7am - 11am
Pottsville Beach Markets
The small coastal village of Pottsville comes alive on a Sunday morning with this eclectic farmers market. Along with tasty local produce, you’ll also find a variety of colourful stalls ranging from plants and desserts to clothing, jewellery, homewares and more.
Where: 16 Philip St, Pottsville
When: Every Sunday, 7.30am - 2pm
Byron Farmers Market
The Byron Farmers Market is one of the most popular local markets in the Northern Rivers area. Here, you’ll find a bevy of local producers selling farm-fresh fruit and veg along with specialty items like freshly squeezed sugar cane juice and local Ballina prawns. This busy market is also the perfect place to stock up on your pantry staples including artisan bread, coffee, honey and olives.
Where: Cavanbah Centre, Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay
When: Every Thursday, 7 - 11am
Kingscliff Beachside Markets
Located in prime position overlooking Kingscliff beach, these popular community markets are ideal for a relaxing Saturday morning. Support local farmers and small businesses by shopping an array of fresh and tasty produce, gourmet food and free-range eggs along with flowers, artwork, fashion and gifts. Follow your visit with an afternoon swim for the perfect day out on the Tweed Coast.
Where: Jack Bayliss Park, Marine Parade, Kingscliff
When: 8am - 1pm, second and fourth Saturday of every month
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