Turnip: Your MFM Final Christmas Checklist

There are six Melbourne Farmers Markets between now and Christmas Day. So, you have a little breathing space if you’re not quite sorted.

As part of Turnip’s collaboration with the MFM we bring you the final markets before December 25 and what you can get and where…

This Saturday 16th Dec:

You can saunter a little Saturday… 

Fairfield FM

Tivoli Rd fruit mince pies – for gifts, for unexpected visitors, to eat straight after you buy them on Saturday afternoon!

Boatshed Cheese – accommodate cheese lovers of the omnivore, vegetarian and vegan persuasion with this selection of local cheeses.

Kings of Kangaroo Ground wines – Can’t decide? Go for a mixed pack featuring six of their award-winning wines.

Fury & Son beers – start stocking the fridge!


Gasworks FM

Di’s Rhubarb – delicious Christmas cakes! Use poached rhubarb over pavlova or icecream!

Paterson’s Pastry – Pastry in the freezer for leftovers (and turn them into pies, tarts and pasties.

King Valley Walnuts- bowls of walnuts after lunch with dessert wines and cheeses…

Coburg FM

Bass Coast Farm Beef and Poultry – not everyone loves ham on Christmas day…

Milawa Cheese Company – because it’s cheese!

Rowanston On the Track Wines – Sparkling Shiraz/Merlot for those who love a red bubbly.


Countdown Commences Monday 

Monday 18th Dec

Uni Melb FM

The Cherry Man – for as long as they’re in season, you need them in your life and Mark Foletta is the man to buy them from.

Pig in a Box hams (very limited availability) – smaller hams are available, email Clare info@pig-in-a-box.com.au

Miramonte Farm – Beef coils! Cook them on the BBQ or oven, they are a great addition to charcuterie boards.



Saturday 23rd Dec

Coburg FM:

Gamze Smokehouse – great article by Richard Cornish about their hams https://www.goodfood.com.au/recipes/news/where-to-buy-your-christmas-ham-in-victoria-20171206-gzzwn2

Benview Farm Lamb- fire up the barbeque for their mouthwatering BBQ chops

Delbard Wines- Ross‘ cool climate wines and herbal wine vinegars make great additions to Chrissy hampers.

Slow Food Melb

Jones Potatoes – new season potatoes for salads, roasting or mashing.

Peregrine Ridge Wines – ”Winemaker’s Reserve” Sparkling Heathcote Shiraz pairs well with roast turkey, ham and pre-dinner treats including terrines and pates.

Rose Creek Estate – Tony and Lina’s award-winning EVOO makes a great gift, and pickup a tub of olives for yourself.

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