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New Research Finds Farmer’s Market Food Cheaper Than The Supermarket

Friday, 24 March 2023, 10:59 am | Farmers Markets NZ

A recent survey done throughout the country conducted by Farmers’ Markets New Zealand (FMNZ) has revealed that buying fresh food directly from the grower or producer costs less money than buying the same basket of goods from the supermarket. There ... More >>

Welcome to the Taste Farmers’ Market of the Year 2013 Awards

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 1:12 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

With thousands of votes cast for the Taste Farmers Markets of the year Award it was a race to the finish line as 4 of New Zealands' best Farmers Markets' shone brightly More >>

Australian Farmers Warn NZ Against GE

Monday, 6 August 2012, 10:42 am | Farmers Markets NZ

What can we learn from the experience of our Australian neighbours about how the introduction of GE crops will affect our agricultural industry and New Zealand’s economy? More >>

The Real Taste of New Zealands' Food Producers

Monday, 2 July 2012, 9:45 am | Farmers Markets NZ

The 2012 Taste Farmers' Markets awards announced the winner of the Farmers Market of the year in true localvore style, celebrating with regional and seasonal food and Yealands Estate Wines in the "Oscar's of food awards". Feilding Farmers ... More >>

NZ's most Outstanding Christmas Gift

Monday, 19 December 2011, 11:08 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Looking for the tastiest Christmas gift this year ? Farmers' Markets New Zealand is pleased to present four of NZ’s most Outstanding regional chefs for Auction - the perfect gift for 2011. This is your chance to get up close and personal with ... More >>

Marlborough Producers on the Chopping Block this Fathers Day

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 10:45 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Outstanding in their Fields presents the first live Chef and Producer Cooking Shows this coming weekend. Three of Marlborough's best chefs will be showcasing the tastiest of Marlborough Produce this Sunday 4 th September from 10 am to noon at the Marlborough ... More >>

Celebrity Judges Taste the best of Farmers’ Markets

Monday, 16 May 2011, 11:30 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) was the perfect venue for NZ’s top chefs to try over 170 products entered into the inaugural Taste Farmers’ Markets NZ Awards judged late last week. The Visions Pantry provided ample room for ... More >>

Farmers' Markets NZ Inc Newsletter March 2011

Friday, 25 March 2011, 5:08 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

To vote for your favorite Farmers' Market CLICK HERE Lyttelton Farmers Market is OPEN again This vibrant Farmers' Market has reopened the gates after the devastating Earthquake on the 22 nd of February which saw it close three ...read more Pak N Save ... More >>

Pak N Save “Farmers’ Market” campaign under fire

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 9:47 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Pak N Save “Farmers’ Market” campaign under fire The current advertising campaign by Pak N Save, comparing themselves to “a Farmers’ Market, except indoors” is grossly misleading and little more than an attempt to leverage off the good name ... More >>

’Pop Up’ Farmers’ Market For Quake Hit Suburb

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 9:19 am | Farmers Markets NZ

A ’Pop Up’ Farmers’ Market was held at the middle of one ofChristchurch’s worst hit earthquake suburbs on Saturday morning. It was a chance for Mt Pleasant, Redcliffs, Sumner and Lyttelton locals to access fresh food in a safe community space. More >>

Farmers' Markets NZ Inc Newsletter

Friday, 25 February 2011, 10:51 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Once again Christchurch has been struck by a disastrous earthquake, this time tragically with significant loss of life and severe injuries. The thoughts of all of us in the Farmers' Market family are with the Canterbury growers and producers. More >>

Farmers' Markets NZ Inc Newsletter January 2011

Friday, 14 January 2011, 11:00 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Before there was Twitter, before there was Facebook, even before there was the Internet there was already a social community in the simplest ...read more More >>

One off Special Pre-Christmas Farmers’ Market to hit Hasting

Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 12:51 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

Last minute Christmas presents, fresh produce for Christmas lunch or wine for the table will all be possible to buy prior to Christmas as a special Farmers’ Market will be held on Thursday 23rd December from 4pm-7pm. More >>

Farmers’ Markets Support Local Food Producers

Friday, 9 July 2010, 12:04 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

The key to the ongoing success of Farmers’ Markets in New Zealand is that they support the food producers in their respective regions. More >>

Human Flu Virus Panademic now viral

Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 11:38 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Spokesperson for FARMS (Farm Animal Responsible Mentors Syndicate), Bernie Prince issued the following press statement “A deadly out break of “Human Flu Virus” is now spreading through out the world and all farm yard animals have now been quarantined ... More >>

What Is A Farmers Market ?

Monday, 5 April 2010, 12:29 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

Farmers' Markets New Zealand (FMNZ) that represents 50 farmers' markets from Invercargill to Bay of Islands is supporting its member markets who traded on Easter Sunday. More >>

The $40,000 Easter Trading Facts

Sunday, 4 April 2010, 2:02 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

Farmers' Markets New Zealand (FMNZ) that represents 50 farmers' markets from Invercargill to Bay of Islands is supporting it member markets who trade on Easter Sunday. Hamilton farmers' market was forced to close this Easter Sunday after correspondence with ... More >>

Premiere screening of Food Inc

Friday, 2 October 2009, 11:44 am | Farmers Markets NZ

FMNZ is pleased to announce they have secured the premiere screening of the movie “Food Inc” as a nationwide fundraiser forNew Zealand  Farmers' Markets throughout the country. The premiere screening is to celebrate the new growing season and will ... More >>

3rd National Australian Farmers’ Market Conference

Saturday, 29 August 2009, 11:00 am | Farmers Markets NZ

Farmers’ market leaders from Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Great Britain meeting at the 3rdNational Australian Farmers’ Market Conference in Victoria this week, pledged today to establish and uphold standards for farmers’ markets and ... More >>

What Now for Pork Consumers?

Saturday, 6 June 2009, 1:23 pm | Farmers Markets NZ

Advocates of Farmers Markets throughout the country have seen an opportunity arising from the recent debate about pig farming. More >>





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