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Discover the flavours and textures of the Shoalhaven

Our Favourite South Coast Farmers Markets

Fancy a bit of shopping? Want to try some delicious food? Or feel like getting in amongst our friendly local communities? Pair a visit to a Farmers Market with lunch or a swim to make a great day out, there’s nearby beaches, wineries, villages and more to explore. Search Shoalhaven markets and you will find a fantastic array of different weekly and monthly markets dotted throughout our towns and villages. With plenty scheduled throughout the year, a visit down to the South Coast means that there’s usually a market that coincides with your holiday plans. It’s a great way to stock up on tasty, local produce direct from our farmers and makers.


Berry Farmer’s Market

When: Thursdays 3pm-6pm

Where: Berry Showground, 35 Alexandra St Berry 2535

Full of gastronomic goodies, this traditional farmer’s market is the perfect place to fill up your basket with the finest ingredients our region has to offer. Cook up a storm at your holiday house with some Wagyu beef or local oysters. Or take home some pantry delicacies such as jams, chutneys and olive oils. Berry Farmer’s Market operates as a not-for-profit that assists both emerging and established producers to connect with locals and visitors, sharing their love, knowledge and passion for great food. If you want to learn all about the origins of your food, then this is the place to go. An afternoon at these markets is also usually filled with some live music and games to keep the kiddies entertained. Berry Showground also hosts the Berry Markets on the first Sunday of every month which features a bunch of arts and craft stalls alongside plants and other bric-a-brac items in addition to food vendors.

Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Market

When: First Saturday of every month 10am – 3pm

Where: Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Woollamia Rd Huskisson 2540

A visit to the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum is already a highlight of a trip to the bay, with a large collection of memorabilia and artifacts showcasing the region’s rich aquatic history. But did you know that on the first Saturday of the month, this venue also hosts a market on the museum grounds? We highly recommend planning your visit to catch one of these markets if possible as it’s a lovely way to spend a few hours. Entry is free and the market stalls include food vendors in addition to local makers selling their handcrafted goods as well as unique homewares and fresh produce. Grab a glass of wine or a beer and relax by the pond or indulge in some delicious treats, take the Magrove Boardwalk or stroll down to nearby Huskisson Wharf and Currambene Creek.


Kangaroo Valley Farmer’s Market

When: Second Sunday of every month 9am-1pm

Where: 159 Moss Vale Road Kangaroo Valley

Do all of your grocery shopping at Kangaroo Valley Farmer’s Market, located in the heart of town behind the popular Friendly Inn. This is a producer’s mecca that supports the region’s agriculture, provides healthy options for the community and allows shoppers to connect with local producers. There’s new and seasonal produce here all the time from grower’s such as Syncarpia Farm and gourmet pantry items from vendors like Kangaroo Valley Olives. Start your morning here by sipping on a warm barista coffee alongside some freshly baked bread and pastries. Kangaroo Valley is well known for its homewares and antique stores so take the opportunity to have a browse in the nearby boutiques while you’re here.

Milton Produce Market

When: Saturdays 8:30am-11:30am

Where: Milton Showground.

Head to the charming town of Milton to fill your basket to the brim with local produce. There’s a huge variety of stallholders selling fresh, local, seasonal fruit and vegetables, cut flowers, free-range meats and seafood, and artisanal jams, sauces, and pickles. Revel in the relaxed atmosphere as live music serenades you and street food sellers and creative artisans tempt you with their wares.

Nowra Farmer’s Market


Where: 11 North Street Nowra

Run by locals Jeffrey Coe and Paul Sassall, the Nowra Farmer’s Market is passionate about supporting local growers and artisans and delivering only the finest quality fresh produce, deli and grocery lines. Since opening in October 2012, the market has developed a reputation for their focus on fresh, local and quality goods and a community-minded approach. Food-lovers from near and far, this is a destination not to miss if you’re after the best produce the South Coast has to offer and friendly old-fashioned service.

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