Photo Tour – Local Wanneroo Markets

There are some great new Local Markets springing up in Wanneroo and we have been approached by the City of Wanneroo to write a short guest blog post for their upcomming Tourism website DiscoverWanneroo.com.au about some of these local markets.

We thought we’d take the opportunity to post an extended article here so you can see more of the images and our thoughts on the Local Markets.

The 2 Markets we have picked to visit are the Eden Beach Farmers Market and the Yanchep Monthly Market.

Farmers Market at Eden Beach, Wanneroo
Farmers Market at Eden Beach, Jindalee

Eden Beach Farmers Market

Wanneroo is home to some of the best local produce in Perth so it makes sense that it is also a great location for Markets. Wanneroo also has some of the best beaches in Perth so when we heard about the newly reinstated Farmers Market at Eden Beach, Jindalee we were very excited.

The market is held every Saturday from 8am to 12pm and is located in a recently developed park right on the foreshore. There is an excellent children’s playground right next door and plenty of parking, you could not ask for a better location for a local Farmers Market.

Below is a slideshow of photos from our walk around the Market:

Farmers Market, Eden Beach, Wanneroo, Perth, Western Australia Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo Childrens Playground at Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo Bouncy Castle at Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo

When we returned a few weeks later to stock up on locally grown garlic the Market had a completely new layout, a few more stalls and a giant bouncy castle for the kids. We loved the variety in layout and products available though it was good to see many of the same stalls still around,  it certainly looks like the market is growing stronger every week 🙂

Bouncy Castle at Eden Beach Farmers Market, Jindalee
Bouncy Castle at Eden Beach Farmers Market, Jindalee

Local stallholders get to show off their handmade crafts, goods & services along side local WA growers selling their freshly picked fruit and veg. The Eden Beach Farmers Market is definitely a great way to get your weekly produce, have a bit of family fun and get some fresh sea air.

There are also plenty of tasty treats on offer from the various food trucks, ranging from gourmet hotdogs, to tasty Italian snacks and excellent looking fresh baked bread (get in early before it’s all gone).

Watch the slideshow below to see just a few of the stalls we visited at the Market:

McRae Fitness, Eden Beach Farmers Market, Wanneroo, Western Australia Jodez Jewels at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Information Booth at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Bee Happy Honey at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Gourmet Hot Dogs & Fresh Fruit at the Eden Beach Farmers Market The Good, The Bad and The Hungry Food Truck at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Piadina Della Nonna Food Truck at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Askrigg Orchard Fresh Fruit & Veg at the Eden Beach Farmers Market WA Grown Garlic, Chillies & Ginger from GMT Produce at the Eden Beach Farmers Market Your Inspiration at Home at the Eden Beach Farmers Market

If you are interested in more information about Eden Beach Farmers Market then check out their website at thelocalfarmersmarket.com.au. This Market is sponsored by Satterley, the land developers at Eden Beach.

Yanchep Monthly Markets, Yanchep Sports Club, Wanneroo, Western Australia
Yanchep Monthly Markets, Yanchep Sports Club, Wanneroo, Western Australia

Yanchep Monthly Markets

The other local Market we visited in Wanneroo is the Yanchep Monthly Markets which are held on the last Sunday of the Month from January to November in the grounds of the Yanchep Sports Club.

This Market has been running a lot longer than the Eden Beach Farmers Market and has in excess of 50 stall holders, including a pet food truck, yes dogs are welcome!

The Treat Truck for Dog Snacks, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia
The Treat Truck for Dog Snacks, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia

Here is our slideshow of photos from our walk around the Market:

Yanchep Monthly Markets, Yanchep Sports Club, Wanneroo, Western Australia The Treat Truck for Dog Snacks, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Flowers and Gingin Honey, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Olives Meats and Much More, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Crafts and Popcorn, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Animal Rescue & Jamaican Chicken, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Crafts and Gifts, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Indoor Arts & Crafts, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Leatherwork and Cosmetics, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Halloween, Chocolate & Baby Clothing, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Local Entertainment, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Local Entertainment, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia

There are a wide variety of stallholders at the Yanchep Monthly Market including fresh fruit & veg, fresh olives & honey, takeaway food, local crafts & artists, health products like organic soaps and candles and much more.

Our friends from Native Animal Rescue also had their stall at the Market promoting the great work they do helping our native wildlife 😎 They were parked right next door to the Jamaican Chicken food stall, lucky the chickens aren’t an endangered species :mrgreen:

Animal Rescue & Jamaican Chicken, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia
Animal Rescue & Jamaican Chicken, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia

Just a few days ago we were at Native Animal Rescue photographing some of their gorgeous native wildlife which we will be putting on a wide range of products with a donation going back to the organisation, watch this space for news …

Kyle the Brushtail Possum, Native Animal Rescue, Perth, Western Australia
Kyle the Brushtail Possum, Native Animal Rescue, Perth, Western Australia

Watch the slideshow below to see a small sample of some of the stallholders at the Yanchep Monthly Martket:

Direct Seafoods, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia The Treat Truck for Dog Snacks, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Jumanga Olives, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Greyhound Adoptions WA, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Native Animal Rescue, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Local Artist Alicia Liron, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Silk Oil of Morocco, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Chocolate Drops, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia Natural Soy Candles, Yanchep Monthly Markets, Wanneroo, Western Australia

There is also plenty of entertainment on offer including demonstrations, free tastings and local bands playing through out the day. The Sports Bar is open from 11am and the Bistro serves lunch.

The Yanchep Monthly Market runs from 9am to 2pm with lots to do for all the family. If you are interested in the Yanchep Monthly Markets visit their Facebook page or contact the organiser Clare Sharp on 0407523445.

Wanneroo Market

Although we didn’t visit the Wanneroo Market for this article it is is also a great place to get your locally grown fresh fruit and veg. It is a much larger Market with permanent stalls (as opposed to the other two markets) and is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday and on Public Holidays.

With a large range of stalls selling anything from garden items to household items, a dedicated food hall, deli hall and several variety stall areas, there is a lot to see and do for all the family.

Cheers,
Dave & Maggie

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