Taking a fresh approach

Narelle Collas, Carl Ford, Leanne Lawson, Elizabeth Nash, Glen Banks, Julie Guelfi, Maggie Edmonds and Emma Nash. Picture: Martin Kennealey        d441371
Narelle Collas, Carl Ford, Leanne Lawson, Elizabeth Nash, Glen Banks, Julie Guelfi, Maggie Edmonds and Emma Nash. Picture: Martin Kennealey        d441371

The community farmer�s market, run by Carramar Uniting Church, will be held at the school grounds 8am to noon every Saturday from September 5.

St Stephen�s Community Farmer�s Market chairwoman Narelle Collas hoped the market would become a place for the community to gather and relax in the northern suburbs.

She said the suburb was on the edge of Perth�s food bowl, with many market gardens still in the area.

�People want to know where their food comes from and a farmers market allows them to get to know the local farmers and producers,� Ms Collas said.

�(It) will be a market of excellence. We want to showcase the best produce of the area.

�Local artisans who make their own products are encouraged to have stalls. The business students from St Stephen�s School are developing stalls as well.�

She said they were looking for �home-grown� performers who would like to apply to busk.

�Food stalls will be available so that people can meet up with their friends or family for a scrummy breakfast, brunch or lunch,� Ms Collas said. �The church will be providing free activities for families and children, which focus on using recyclable materials.

�We would be interested to hear from groups who are promoting sustainable and environmental education, as this is a focus of our market.�

For details or to get involved, call 0449 791 816 or email info@ sscfarmersmarket.org.au.