Mitchell Shire hosts a range of markets throughout the year. From fresh food and local produce to bric-a-brac, there's something for everyone.
Mitchell Shire Black Market
Second Saturday of each month
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Location: Various locations, usually anywhere within half an hour's drive of Seymour
Contact: Paul Macgregor
Telephone: (03) 5797 0229
Local informal food exchange and "open garden". Set up to encourage home-growing, swapping and low food-miles, to see each other's gardens/orchards/farms, and share information and tips about growing, raising, preserving, sustainability. You can bring your own home-grown excess veggies, fruit, eggs, etc. to swap or sell, or produce you've made yourself such as preserves, bread, jam, pickles, etc., which feature home grown or local ingredients. If you don't grow or make your own, you can come to the Black Market and buy from those who do.
Kilmore Scout Market
Held on the last Saturday of the month
Time: 9.00am - 2.00pm
Location: Hudson Park, Sydney Street, Kilmore VIC
Telephone: 0427 230 971
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kilmorescoutmarket/
Kilmore 1st Scouts hold a market day on the last Saturday of every month. Stalls range from soaps to boots and everything in between. Complete with sausage sizzle, organised and run by volunteers from the scout group, so drop by and say hello to the lovely ladies and gents who always have a smile
Tallarook Farmers Market
Held on the first Sunday of each month (except for Jan)
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Location: Mechanics Institute Hall, Main Road, Tallarook
Telephone: 0403 831 520
The Tallarook Farmers Market, recently accredited with the Victoria Farmers market Association, is located in the pretty country town of Tallarook. Now well established, the market boasts a variety of local produce, including fresh fruit and vegetables, locally raised beef and lamb, wine, olive products and many others. Visitors will also find fresh coffee and hot food to sustain them as they shop.
Less than an hour from Melbourne’s Northern suburbs, the Tallarook Farmers Market is an easy drive up the Hume Highway. Take the Tallarook exit. If you are travelling by train, the market is just a short walk from the Tallarook station. Tallarook is on the Seymour line. The market is located in and around the historic Mechanics Institutes Hall. Carefully restored and with a new lease of life, the hall also hosts art exhibitions, musical performances and other cultural events.
Wallan Old Time Market
Held on the second Saturday of each month
Time: 8.00 am - 1.00pm
Location: Hadfield Park, Wallan VIC
Telephone: David 0438 000 439 or Wayne 0466 606 680
There are around 150 stalls selling trash and treasure as well as community food stalls. Casual store holders are asked to queue, which commences at market entry point on the Northern Highway, between 6:30am and 7.00am on the day.
Hidden Valley Produce and Artisan Market
Held on the third Sunday of the month
Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm
Location: Village Green, Hidden Valley Boulevard, Hidden Valley
Telephone: 0419 108 873
The Hidden Valley Produce and Artisan Market is located at the Village Green on Hidden Valley Boulevard, just two minutes from central Wallan. The markets theme is "handmade, homemade and home-grown" and boasts a variety of stalls. In addition there is a sausage sizzle, coffee, ice cream, music and the playground for the kids. Pack a picnic blanket and enjoy a great day out!