We are Back! May 23, 2020

Harvest Market is Back!

The bell signifying the start of the market in the Cimitiere street car park will once again ring this Saturday at 8:30am.  Our wonderful stallholders will be setting up their marquees and putting out their produce to continue to delight us with the incredible bounty that our state produces.

Although we will be open, please remember that it will not be “business as usual”.  There will be no community seating and no ready to eat food or hot coffee.  We will be essentially operating as an outdoor supermarket and we ask that you please come, shop efficiently and return home to enjoy your Harvest goodies.

We will be asking all patrons to follow our new market rules:

  • Please DO NOT come to the market under any circumstances if you are sick or in contact with people who have been sick
  • Please ensure you have your hands sanitised upon entry to the market
  • Practise social distancing at all times
  • Please only touch items you are going to buy
  • Please use pay wave as payment method whenever possible
  • Where possible, please send only one person from your family to do the shopping

Our online market www.harvestmarketonline.org.au will continue to operate offering deliveries to the 7250, 7249 and 7248 post codes and also and option of click and collect for the wider community.  You can order between 8:30am Monday and 3pm Wednesday.

Thank you to those of you who completed our survey last week.  The winner of the $50 has been randomly selected and notified this morning.


Vote for Harvest in the Great Regional City Challenge

We are also asking all of our Harvest supporters to vote for our 3 projects in the Great Regional City Challenge We have been busy planning some exciting instalments for the market when we are able to return including:

  • Having a permanent shipping container that has been converted to a “Community Stage” which can be used by buskers, local theatre or dance groups, local choirs and visiting artists, similar to the stage we have during Mona Foma, pictured (Vote for Project #9)
  • Setting up a monthly “drive-in” or outdoor cinema on one Saturday evening each month (Vote for Project #12)
  • Working with Self-help to create some mobile planter boxes which could be used to green the carpark and also to demarcate spaces (Vote for Project #13)

There is a 4th project we would also love you to lend your support to – “A UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy”  (Vote for Project #42)

We would love you to vote for all of our projects (or even just one) if you get a moment.  Thank you for your support!  You can vote here: https://launcestontogether.com.au/activity/the-great-regional-city-challenge