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PERFECT SUNDAY FOR FREO’S BEST MARKET

Posted in city of fremantle, food, growers green markets, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on June 16, 2018

 

 

The sun is shining in Fremantle and the Dockers are playing good footy. Tomorrow is going to be a stunning day, until the next winter storm arrives in the late afternoon, so a perfect morning to go and spend some hours under the trees at the Growers Green Farmers Market at Fremantle College.

The new location of the market to the east of the new school building is superb, and there are several new stalls for great organic fruit and vegetables, breads, pastries, breakfast and lunch.

One of my favourites of course is the Dutch Treacle Treat stall that cooks all the favourite snacks I love from my country of birth. If you have not tried the absolutely yummy fluffy tiny pancake pockets Poffertjes, do it tomorrow! A great snack for young and old. Linda also sells Dutch beef croquettes and bitterballen, and stroopwafels.

There is live music and Farmer Damian’s animal touch farm is a favourite with children.

I’ll see you at the GG tomorrow morning! It’s open from 8am till midday on Lefroy Road, Beaconsfield.

Roel Loopers

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SUPERB NEW LOCATION FOR GROWERS GREEN MARKETS

Posted in city of fremantle, community, food, growers green markets, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on June 3, 2018

 

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The new, and hopefully permanent, location of the Fremantle GROWERS GREEN FARMERS MARKET, just east of the Fremantle College new building is superb, and the best ever location for the Sunday market on Lefroy Road.

The atmosphere under all the mature trees is a truly delightful and will be much appreciated during the hot summer months as there is so much shade.

I give the Growers Green the inaugural Opinionated Loopy Award for the best market in the Perth metro area!

Well done to market owner Kylie Wheatley and good luck to all the stall holders.

For those from out of town, or new to Freo, the GG is open every Sunday from 8am till midday. Go and support our local traders!

Roel Loopers

HAVING COMMUNITY FUN IN NORTH FREMANTLE

Posted in city of fremantle, community, festival, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on May 10, 2018

 

 

It’s North Freo Community Day this Saturday May 12 from 12 noon till 5 pm at the Gilbert Fraser Reserve, so make sure to head out there when the weather is going to be fine.

The new North Fremantle Twilight Markets is looking for stallholders as well for Friday May 18, so check out the details on the poster above.

Roel Loopers

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GROWERS GREEN MARKET OPEN RAIN OR SHINE

Posted in city of fremantle, community, food, growers green markets, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on April 22, 2018

 

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The show must go on, so the Fremantle GROWERS GREEN FARMERS MARKET on the lawn of Fremantle College at Lefroy Road is of course open this morning from 8am till midday for great fresh and organic fruit and vegetables, breads, pastries, yummy breakfasts and coffee, etc.

Parkin attended Poppie is all dressed up to cope with the wet weather, so get out there. It’s is invigorating!

Roel Loopers

Photo courtesy Growers Green!

 

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BIG GROWERS GREEN MARKETS TODAY!

Posted in city of fremantle, community, food, growers green markets, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on April 1, 2018

 

 

It is the first Sunday of the new month so there is a BIG Fremantle Growers Green Farmers Market today!

Not only will there be fruits and vegetables, organic products, fresh produce, breads and pastries for sale, but also art and craft.

There is also live music, Farmer Damian’s touch farm, Fairy Sandy and face painting.

Great breakfasts and coffees and a really cosy community get together.

Proceeds from parking will be donated to the Ben French fundraiser, for Ben of Eat No Evil who had a horrific accident in Thailand and is fighting for his life.

The Growers Green is open from 8am till midday at the Fremantle College Grounds on Lefroy Road in Beaconsfield.

Roel Loopers

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TERRIBLE ACCIDENT FOR EAT NO EVIL OWNER

Posted in accidents, city of fremantle, food, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on March 30, 2018

 

 

Terrible news about one of Fremantle’s nice guys Ben French of the Eat No Evil foodstall fame many know from the Under the Bridge Foodtrucks, Bathers Beach market, etc..

Benjamin ventured to Thailand on what was meant to be a break from reality.
When suddenly things turned for the worst. On the 28th of March 2018 Benjamin was involved in an accident which has now lead to the fight for survival. With extensive and life threatening injuries, Ben is currently in a critical condition.

Some of his current injuries include severe brain trauma, broken spine, punctured lungs, broken ribs, many broken bones throughout his body and severe damage to his skull. Several brain surgeries and blood transfusions have already taken place in order to stabilise his condition before the rest of his injuries can be attended to and assessed properly, but as his condition is extremely critical the hospital costs are continuing to rise – currently at $44 000 on day 2.

Ben is currently in a coma and alongside the extent of his injuries, the doctors have given us a time frame of 2 weeks to 3 months of ongoing hospital treatment for small gains to take place.

This page has been organised in hopes to help fundraise enough money to partially cover his hospital treatments. With positivity and blessings we hope to see his condition stabilise, where he can return to his hometown here in Perth and be surrounded by his family and friends with the continual care he requires. We are extending all helping hands in this time of need and are hopeful that you can find it within you to donate anything possible to help us reach the target. Thank you in advance to everyone who has extended their generosity. Please keep Benjamin in your thoughts and prayers.

If you can help financially please go to the Gofundme page:

https://www.gofundme.com/benfrench

Please share this information, so that we can get a lot of funding to help Ben!!! Thank you.

 

Roel Loopers

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VISIT GROWERS GREEN MARKETS THIS SUNDAY

Posted in city of fremantle, community, growers green markets, markets, Uncategorized by freoview on January 19, 2018

 

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An early reminder that the lovely Fremantle GROWERS GREEN FARMERS MARKETS, have relocated back to their old spot at Lefroy Road at Fremantle College.

The market has been a great meeting place for locals and beyond and is the perfect place to buy fresh produce, bread, and lots of other yummy things, as well as delicious breakfast and coffee.

There is live music, the animal touch farm from Farmer Damian, face painting.

It’s lovely to sit on a rug under the trees and engage with your local community.

Open every Sunday from 8 am till midday.

Roel Loopers

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ENJOY A GREAT FREO AUTUMN DAY!

Posted in community, food, fremantle, markets by freoview on April 1, 2017

It is going to be a nice warm autumn Saturday so enjoy the sunshine before winter arrives.

The Manning Park Food and Craft Market is on this morning till 12.30, the last of the great South Beach Sunset Food Market for this season is on from 5-9 pm and of course tomorrow morning the Growers Green farmers market is also open till midday. Enter from Annie Street  for the new location due to construction work!

I love this time of the year with crisp mornings, cool evenings and balmy days, so have fun in Freo!

Roel Loopers

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NEW FLEA MARKET AT MANNING PARK

Posted in fremantle, markets, western australia by freoview on March 8, 2017

I know Manning Park is not part of Fremantle(yet) but it is run by Fremantle resident and my friend Kylie Wheatley, so it deserves a plug.

The market will have a flea market every Saturday morning in March, just  pay $ 15.00 for a bay and sell all the stuff you have been collecting but no longer need.

The Manning Park Market is under the trees next to the playground and there is heaps of parking. It got food and craft stalls and live local music, so check it out this Saturday from 8.30 am-12.30 pm.

Roel Loopers

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FREO’S BONZA BEAUT COMMUNITY

Posted in christmas, city of fremantle, community, markets, music, shopping by freoview on December 17, 2016

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The experts claim this Saturday and Sunday are the worst and most hectic days for Christmas shopping, so I’ll stay well away from it all and bought my food at 8 am.

Local Council meetings are now done for this year so it will probably be a very quiet news time for this blogger.

So let me remind you of a few events that are on tomorrow Sunday December 18.

Of course the lovely Growers Green Farmers Market will be on from 8-12 at the South Fremantle Senior High School on Lefroy Road.

The Fremantle Arts Centre free courtyard music session from 2-4 pm features Liz Stringer from Victoria, one of Australia’s most respected songwriters.

Also on from 2-7 pm is the Sunday SoundsMusic for the Beeliar Wetlands event in protest of the Roe 8 highway. It is on at Hope Road, North Lake.

And from 6 pm onward the Fremantle Christmas Carols will be on at South Beach with food vans and a beautiful sunset.

Fremantle is an outstanding city to connect with the community so get out and about and meet new people, and if you really need to do Christmas shopping, shop local in Freo please to support our traders!!

Roel Loopers

 

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