Homegrown has never tasted as good as it does thanks to these five best farmers markets in Adelaide!

Forget sterile supermarkets and pre-packaged smorgasbords, the best places to buy fresh fruits and vegetables in South Australia are often right in your backyard. Thankfully, Adelaide’s burgeoning farmers markets are the perfect way to bring local food straight from their roots to your dinner plate.

But farmers markets can be so much more: here you can chat with the very people growing your food, hang out with family and friends, and enjoy a great weekend out. So head down this weekend to one of Adelaide’s best farmers markets to stock up your shelf with fresh produce from South Australian farmers!

<strong>Barossa Farmers Market</strong>
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Barossa Farmers Market

Taste some of the best local and organic produce in South Australia at the Barossa Farmers Market. Open Saturdays from 7:30am to 11:30am, this 20-year-old farmers market offers high-quality produce from over 30 sellers that are picked and prepared right from the local Barossa region. Fresh fruit and vegetables, exciting events for kids and adults alike, and a supportive community are all the ingredients needed for a great weekend. So make a real connection with the food you’re eating at the Barossa Farmers Market, and taste the difference!

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740 Stockwell Rd, Angaston, SA 5353 Saturday, 7:30am to 11:30am
<strong>Adelaide Farmers' Market</strong>
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Adelaide Farmers' Market

Size matters at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market – the largest and one of the best farmers market in South Australia. Home to over 100 regular stalls, you’ll be spoilt for choice at this legendary farmers market, offering visitors a diverse range of local and organic produce to feast on. Whether it be bagels or ice-cream, Greek desserts or dog biscuits, there’s something for everyone’s taste at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market. Open every Sunday from 9am to 1pm it gives you plenty of time to browse one of the best farmers market in Adelaide.

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Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Rd, Wayville, SA 5034 Sunday, 8:30am to 12:30pm
<strong>Mount Pleasant Farmers Market</strong>
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Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

Held at the Mt Pleasant Showgrounds, the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market has built a reputation as one of the best farmers markets in South Australia. At the intersection of Adelaide Hills, Barossa and Murraylands, Mount Pleasant celebrates the local and organic produce from this illustrious region, providing a meeting point for local producers and their customers. With over 30 stalls selling high-quality fresh produce every Saturday, your weekends have never tasted this good! And for those wanting to secure these delicious foods early, an online store is available for people to browse at their leisure, even allowing you to order before picking it up on Saturday.

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Mt Pleasant Showgrounds, Melrose St, Mount Pleasant, SA 5235 Saturday, 8am to 12pm
<strong>Willunga Farmers Market</strong>
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Willunga Farmers Market

Since opening in 2002, the Willunga Farmers Market has quietly become one of the best outdoor farmers markets in Adelaide. Every Saturday from 8am till midday, the Willunga High School transforms into a fresh food mecca, with over 80 stalls and enough local delicacies to keep your heart (and stomach) content. Whether you’re looking for delicious baked goods, ripe fruits and vegetables, or even local wine, make sure to stock up on some of the finest produce South Australia has to offer at Willunga Farmers Market.

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High School, Main Rd, Willunga, SA 5172 Saturday, 8am to 12pm
<strong>Adelaide Hills Farmers Market</strong>
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Adelaide Hills Farmers Market

First set up in 2010 to help farmers connect with their local community, the Adelaide Hills Farmers Market has become an essential visit for anyone looking to purchase fresh produce from their friends and neighbours. Held every Saturday from 8:30am to 12:30pm, there’s something for everyone at the Adelaide Hills Farmers Market – whether fruit and veggies, fresh meat and fish, tasty baked treats and even a few artisans. A 30-minute road trip from Adelaide’s CBD will have you perusing through almost 40 stalls like Kimchi Club, Silver Bark Brewery, and so much more thanks to one of the best farmers markets in Adelaide!

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23 Mann St, Mount Barker, SA 5251 Saturday, 8:30am to 12:30pm

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