The best decision you can make as a Perth resident is to purchase your product from the nearest growers market other than getting them from the supermarkets or grocery store.
Such an action accrues the following benefits
The history of growers markets in Perth dates back to 1999 when twelve stalls were set up in King Edward Street by Jim Fairlie. The main idea behind these markets was to create trust by allowing farmers and consumers to meet and know each other.
Currently, Perth has a variety of growers markets, as discussed below, which have immensely contributed to this city's healthy living aspect.
Subi Farmers Market
Subi market has been in operation since 2009. It's located at Subiaco primary school, and you will find it open every Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm.
It is well known for offering delicious breakfasts and live local entertainment. Every Saturday, this market provides a fantastic social outing for the whole family and friends where you get a chance to enjoy one of the best fresh foods, preserves, bread, and drinks.
It is a not for profit organization with a keen interest to uplift the farmers, producers, growers and families in this area. It has over 80 stalls to choose from and a variety of shade spots.
Kalamunda Farmers Markets
This market is owned and managed by the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce Inc. Kalamunda market advocates for a healthy living lifestyle in Perth. It's well known for offering organic foods and various healthy food choices ranging from seasonal fruits and vegetables, organic meat, cupcakes and biscuits, honey, ground coffee beans, jams, goat cheese, among others.
Kalamunda market is set up in a warm environment in the Perth hills enabling consumers to buy directly from farmers, growers and producers. It operates every Sunday morning from 8 am in the Central mall Kalamunda.
Besides the massive entertainment from the talented local artists, this market also has a bouncy castle, a petting zoo and crafts to keep your children busy and entertained.
Midland Farmers Market
Midland market has been in existence for over 37 years and prides itself in offering a wide selection of fresh fruit and vegetables, great entertainment and finger limes.
It's located at the Old Great Northern Highway Midland WA, and operates every Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm. It offers a swap meet space for anyone wishing to sell second-hand goods.
Mount Claremont Farmers Market
Located at Mount Claremont primary school, this market operates every Saturday from 7.30 am to 11.30 am. It's well known for farmstead cheeses, Nitro cold brew coffee and Japanese pancakes. Mount Claremont market has been in operation since 2007, and it currently has 55 stalls.
You will find everything here, ranging from heirloom vegetables, fresh herbs, cakes, natural nut butter and speciality bread. It's also the go-to place for your breakfast needs.
Kyllia Community Farmers Market
Initially started by the parent's committee of Kyllia primary school, today's market offers a wide range of fresh produce to the wider community of North Perth. It operates every Saturday from 8 am to 11.30 am.
Here you will find fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, seafood, fresh herbs, eggs, to name a few. Starting this market's main idea was to provide a healthy lifestyle and bring the North Perth community together.
From the above list, it is justifiable to conclude that Perth residents have no reason to live an unhealthy lifestyle. Not when there exists a variety of growers markets offering healthy organic food choices at affordable prices at their doorstep.