Farmer’s markets you should visit before you starve

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There’s something special about visiting a farmers market. The people, the fresh produce, the stunning food, yes farmers markets do make a vital contribution to society. Where then to experience this? Here are a few farmers markets that are not to be missed.


Neighbourgoods Market – Cape Town

This is perhaps the biggest food market in Cape Town and we urge you to arrive early if you are a serious shopper and to give yourself enough time to think before the hustle and bustle begins. Here you will find paper thin pizza, paella and some of the freshest and delectable home baked goods in Cape Town. The market is open on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm.


Bryanston Organic Market – Johannesburg

Over 30 years ago only a couple of farmers gathered to start what is now one of the biggest farmers markets in the province. With an emphasis on quality all goods are hand-crafted with care through the freshest local produce. Enjoy anything and everything organic such as jams, ice cream, pancakes, breads and more.


Wild Oats Market – Sedgefield

If you and your family aren’t in the mood to have breakfast inside the house, bring them to this fabulous market situated along the Garden Route. The stalls offer scrumptious selections and anything from full breakfasts to some Mexican goodies ready made to take home with you.


Stellenbosch Fresh Goods market – Stellenbosch

When we think of chefs and high end cuisine Stellenbosch is the place that comes to mind. So, it should come as no surprise that at the Stellenbosch fresh goods market visitors can find some quality produce such as free-range chicken, artisanal cheese, sausages, chocolate, pesto and more. Show up with your basket and enjoy the day strolling through all the stalls and socialising with the locals.


Market on Main – Main

This market turns your average farmers market on its head with their intriguing design stalls that promotes inner city living. You can browse through the tasty food stalls every Sunday and on the first Thursday of every month on Main. It is a unique and inviting experience for the entire family.


The food market – Durban

This market is local, local and nothing but local dictating that all produce has to be from KZN. Here you will find extraordinary pork products, free-range chickens and ducks, Italian-style cold meats and baked delights so good it can’t compare.

We’ve named only a few fabulous farmers markets with so much more open for you to explore. Looking to go on a holiday? Why drive when you can take a Citiliner bus? Just click here to pick and book your route and we will get you there!

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