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April 2014

  • Market Returns 26 April - It's hard enough going without fresh fruit & vegetables one Saturday, so there's no way we want to make it 2 Saturday's in a row off. The CRFM is back...
  • 12 April 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - Stock up folks as there is no market 19 April due to the Folk Festival. Chestnuts, Chocolate, Cheese and so much more. You will find Hot Cross Buns &...
  • Folk Festival Fun - 19 April 2014 - We are taking a break on 19 April 2014 as the Folk Festival will be using our market area. That Saturday is the only foreseen Saturday off between then...
  • 5 April 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - Nothing says AUTUMN like CHESTNUTS! Featherdale Chestnuts return for the season, new stallholder Claron Park will brave the weather near the ATM & Moorlands...
  • How you help us assist needy communities - Each week thousands of Canberrans and visitors come to the Market to stock up on our delicious fresh produce. But did you know that whenever you spend...
  • No cooking demos in April or May - Everyone’s got to take a break some time right? Just a note that our hugely popular and highly skilled in-house chefs and their apprentices, from the...
  • More awards for our talented stallholders - Small Cow Farm has received the highest honour in cheese judging at the recent 2014 Sydney Royal Cheese & Dairy Awards. Mark and Lesley Williams who create...
  • Fresh faces and new products - Well you can never say things are dull at the Market. We’re always growing and changing and this month sees a brand new stallholder join us, as well...
  • Li Sun Exotic Mushrooms gets a VIP - Dr Noel Arrold wasn’t at the Market on the 22nd of March, but he’s got a pretty good excuse. A visit from the one and only Jamie Oliver no less. Jaime...
  • What’s in these days? - Apples and figs and pears oh my! That’s what! In April we’re smack bang in the middle of Batlow apple and pear season at the Market. Plenty of varieties...

March 2014

  • 29 March 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - Ti's the season for tasty corn and organic brussel sprouts. Delicious apples, pears and grass fed beef from Batlow. The Clyde River is closed due to...
  • Apple Day Harvest Celebration - 29 March 2014 - Loriendale Orchard will open up their organic farm this Saturday 29 March 2014. For an enjoyable day filled with all things 'apple'.
  • 22 March 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - Some stallholders attend only fortnightly. Tomorrow we have Formichi Smallgoods & Small Cow Farm in attendance. Hobby Farm Fresh, Hillside Pastured Farm...
  • 15 March 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - Mowbray Park, La Pizza Cucina & Black Horse Fine Foods are away. Huntley Berry Farm, Boosey Creek Cheese & The Banana Man will be there. Chat with ACT...
  • 8 March 2014 - Attending Stallholders Listing - New products for Country Valley & Pepe Saya being unveiled with a butter making demonstration. Marscarpone, Crème Fraiche, Buttermilk & Ghee. The Formichi...
  • New babes and marmalades - Two completely unrelated yet highly interesting pieces of news from two of our popular stallholders. A new baby for Sam and Prue Pincott of Holbrook...
  • You’d be a goose to miss our car - Check out the new wheels! Well, new signage on old wheels. You might spot our Farmers Market car around on site at the Market. It belongs to Market Manager,...
  • All partied out - We hope you were at the Market to celebrate our 10th birthday with us on March 1. What a great day! If you weren’t there, here’s a wrap up of our great...
  • Our stallholders win big at Canberra Show - Well the Market may well have been closed on the 22nd of February for the Royal Canberra Show, but many of our Market stallholders were busy that weekend...

February 2014

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Meet our stallholders

Doonkuna Orchard

Gary and Susan Armstrong, we started at CRFM 24th April 2004.

We are a small family owned and operated orchard, first established in 1920.

The word “Doonkuna” comes from the Aboriginal language meaning “rising ground”.

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