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  • Acorn and Squirrel

    PRODUCER Kenny. About Acorn and Squirrel – Miss Kenny lovingly handmakes earrings to suit every mood and season. Each set a fashion miniature yo…
  • Australian Natural Farmers Pantry

    PRODUCER Lena. Legumes, Nuts, Dried Fruit, Spices and Ingredients Natural Farmers Pantry sell nuts, spices, legumes, beans, cereals and dried fru…
  • BECS Shed

    PRODUCER Alan Anton. Sausages There’s nothing like a sauasge in a piece of bread to set the mood for some morning shopping at THE BRIDGE MARKET. …
  • Blue Bay Cheese

    PRODUCER Mary. Gourmet Cheeses and milks Located in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Blue Bay produces handmade and award-winning dairy prod…
  • Brutanik

    PRODUCER Kelly. Handcrafted Concrete Planters Fabulous planters made with creativity, passion, and love. Inspired by modernist/ brutalist design…
  • Cornish Cream Fudge

    PRODUCER Mitchell Barker. Divine Creamy Fudge Cornish Cream Fudge is made from double cream, butter, sugar, and syrup to a traditional Cornish r…
  • de’ bees

    PRODUCER Debra Hormann PICTURED Maddison. Handcrafted beeswax balms and candles de’bees is a boutique collection of luxurious, natural beeswax …
  • Dutch Cookies and Chai

    PRODUCER Robyn Mensch. Dutch Cookies and Chai Tea Robyn Mensch makes Dutch baked goods, including syrup waffles (stroopwafels) and cinnamon maca…
  • Enga Coffee

    PRODUCER Steph Pyalanda. Coffee Single-origin Papuan New Guinea Highlands coffee, roasted to perfection so that you can enjoy the taste of coffe…
  • Fergys

    PRODUCER Dan Kagan. Baked Goods – If you’re after beautifully baked artisan sourdough breads, croissants, donuts, tarts, protein balls, cookies …
  • Gorgeous George Probiotics

    PRODUCER Adam Court. Kombucha, Dips, Pesto Gorgeous George began making his probiotic dual brain-boosting, immune lifting sauerkrauts and Kombuc…
  • Gourmet Puffs

    PRODUCER Mathew Limotti. Gourmet Puffs Gourmet puffs freshly popped.  Made from rice and wholemeal flour, watching and then hearing the puffs be…
  • Harmony Garlic

    PRODUCER Brian Woodstock. Garlic, Ginger, Tumeric – “Our garlic is grown using organic principles and is completely chemical free.   It is 100% …
  • I&J Produce

    PRODUCERS Carlee & Jane. Fruit and Vegetables Market basics, fantastic produce. If you are looking to stock up with fruit and vegetables, don’t …
  • Langdale Orchards

    PRODUCER Carol. Fresh Fruit Langdale Orchards established in 1858 grows a variety of apples and pears including the popular Pink lady and Fuji ap…
  • Masala Valley

    PRODUCER Asif Paul. Curly Fries An absolute, dyed in the wool BRIDGE MARKET favourite. Without a curly potato stick in hand it’s not the same. …
  • Mia and Talbot

    PRODUCER Leah. Hand Poured Candles & Gifts Leah from Mia & Talbot is renown for her divinely scented soy candles and giftware products. …
  • Moorabool River Beef

    PRODUCERS Joanna & David Nelson. Beef Perfect beef, from perfectly contented herds. If you really care about where your food comes from and qua…
  • Reus Nursery

    NAME PENDING Nursery Florist For 3 generations Reus Nursery has been supplying fresh cut flowers in Ballarat and throughout Victoria. Send a me…
  • Rita and Leos Plants

    PRODUCER Rita. Nursery Plants Rita & Leo run a hobby nursery in Diggers rest. It’s a market must to spend a while browsing their brilliant v…
  • Salami Shack

    PRODUCER Alex. Salamis & Mettwursts Specialising in salami and mettwurst, we bring you a variety of meats – traditional beef & pork, lean be…
  • Steffen Fine Food

    PRODUCER Anette Steffen. Gourmet Biscuits, Cakes and Jams Utterly delicious. Really traditional European quality biscuits, cakes, and treats. Fl…
  • The Dumpling Man

    PRODUCERS Victor & Lynn Dumplings Market-goers often make a beeline direct to Victor the dumpling man. Hot, plump, tasty dumplings ready to go, …
  • Tims Toasties

    PRODUCER Tim. Gourmet Toasties Locally baked sourdough, mad creativity and you have a Tim Bone toastie. Deliciously deep cheesy combinations of …
  • Uncle Mungos

    PRODUCERS Lily & Uncle Mungo. Hot, Sauces, Jerky, Rubs Uncle Mungo crafts his mega-hot, special edition and far from boring sauces in a secret f…
  • We Bar None

    PRODUCER Ellen Burns. Health Food Snacks Ellen Burns is the creator of delicious, nutritious, filling and ethical snacks and crackers. Six delic…
  • White Swan Eggs

    PRODUCER Joel Owens. Eggs We are a family-owned Free Range Egg business, located 8 minutes on the outskirts of Ballarat from the CBD. We have be…
  • Yarra Valley Gourmet Sausages

    PRODUCER Luke. Gourmet Sausages Many of our regular market supporters will be pleased to know that Lockton Gourmet Sausages have rebranded. Bren…
  • Yarra Valley Produce

    PRODUCER Caroline. Berries Delightful! Perfect berries that always sell out a bit too quickly. Everyone at the market knows to get in early. Qua…

    ❤️ Real people, ❤️ real community

    “Awesome Farmer’s & Makers Market, first Saturday of every month, loads of great stalls and wonderful community spirit, if you’re in the area highly recommend a visit!”


    Libby Lake

    “Lots of organic & gourmet food options.”


    David Westaway

    “Amazing  honey and produce available and the fudge is great too.”


    Glenys Carmichael

    “One of Ballarat’s best markets for fresh produce.”


    Michael Jones

    “Family friendly with a animal farm and jumping castles. Buskers, food carts and supporting our farmers and small businesses definitely worth a visit.”


    Kara Devine

    “Great day at the market today. Really lovely vibe with the Ukulele Band. The stall holders were friendly with quality produce and I enjoyed wandering the designer stalls. The truffles were amazing too!”


    Jarnia Cameron

    an abundant community marketplace

    This accessible market is only an hour and a bit from Melbourne

    You’re welcome

    So much to see and do

    💚 All the stallholders at this market Saturday 7th May💚

    Acorn and squirrel
    Adel and Anne
    Andrea Drake Floral Artist
    Baccas Fresh Produce
    Ballarat Wholesale Gifts
    Best Avocados VIC
    Cornish Cream Fudge
    Couldn't be Stuffed Apparel
    De’bee Signature Balms
    Dot Dot Design
    Dutch Cookies & Chai
    Fergy's Artisan Breads
    Fido Barkery
    Fifty-One Promises and Rustling Flowers
    Gorgeous George Probiotics
    Gourmet Puffs
    Intuitive Blends
    Istanbul Gozleme (European Barbeque Catering)
    Langdale Orchards
    Made by Lea 4 ADHD
    Made by Mishelle
    Masala Valley Indian
    Message In A Tub
    Mia & Talbot
    Peerick Wines (TBC)
    Reus Nursery
    Salute Oliva
    Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)
    Steffen's Fine Food
    Stephie G. Creations
    Sweet As El
    The Dumpling Man
    The Natural Farmers Pantry
    Robinvale Estate
    Tims Toasties
    Vacuums Ballarat
    White Swan Eggs
    Yarra Valley Gourmet Sausages
    Zero Plastics

    Tim's back! After a break from the markets last month, you’ll find him flipping toasties again at 💚 THE BRIDGE 🌼 MARKET this Saturday May 7th from 9am until 1pm unless sold out prior.

There'll be a couple of new flavour combos for you to try as well as some of Tim's classics.

    John Harbour chorizo, Creswick Open Range Farm fried egg, jalapeños, coriander, sriracha mayo and Warrnambool Heritage Red Bell Pepper cheese

    Salt Kitchen Charcuterie Leg Ham, Creswick Open Range Farm fried egg, hollandaise sauce, spinach and double Swiss cheese

    Satay Mi Goreng noodles, Roast Chicken, spring onion, homemade satay sauce, kewpie mayo and cheddar cheese

    Tim’s homemade cheesy, gooey Mac n Cheese with Salt Kitchen Bacon, chives and gruyère cheese

    Herb and garlic sautéed mushrooms, leek and Meredith Dairy Goats Cheese

    A cheese lovers dream! American cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan and cheddar cheese

    Half size cheese toastie with American cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan and cheddar cheese

    All on 1816 Bakehouse White Sourdough Bread with a sprinkle of The 5th Season Inland Salt

    WIN a $50 Voucher in the wishing tree craft competition

    A craft activity for kids of all ages facilitated by Rotary Wendouree Breakfast. When you are a the market use the special heart card to create a masterpiece that includes your wishes for Mum and display it on the wishing tree or take your creation home with you and give it to Mum on Mother's Day.

    Take a photograph of your card and post it in the comments for a chance to win a $50 gift voucher to spend at the store of your choice at ❤️THE BRIDGE.

    The winning entry will be chosen and the winner notified on Sunday 8th of May 2022. Arrangements to collect the voucher will be made at this time. This competition is not affiliated with or administered by Facebook.


    Flowers for Mother's Day

    There will be loads of flowers, flower arrangements and living plants available at 💚 THE BRIDGE 🌼 MARKET this Saturday just perfect and just in time for Mothers Day.

    Reus Nursery, Rita & Leos Plants and Andrea Drake Floral Artist will all be there with a wide range of living plants and cut flowers, always the perfect Mother's Day gift.


    ❤️THE BRIDGE 🌼 MARKET Mother's Day Special Market 7th May

    💚We are running a huge Mother’s Day market with loads of entertainment, craft for the kids, a dedicated play area and the Fun Farm.🐐🐇🐥

    There will be a free craft activity, decorate the wishing tree, hosted by Rotary Wendouree breakfast, leave a special message for Mum on the tree or give your card to Mum on Mother's Day.

    Looking for a unique gift for Mum on Mother's Day? There'll be flowers and living plants from Reus nursery and Rita and Leos plants and unique crafted gifts from the makers at the design market.

    There's plenty to choose from and great fresh produce is available direct from the farmers, bakers, growers as well.🥕🥒🥬


    ❤️ THE BRIDGE 🌼 MOTHER'S DAY MARKET is on May 7th, 2022, and runs from 9am - 1pm.

    Come along to ❤️ THE BRIDGE farmers market in the heart of Ballarat.

    Looking for a unique gift for Mum on Mother's Day? There'll be flowers and living plants from Reus nursery and Rita and Leos plants and unique crafted gifts from the makers at the design market. There's plenty to choose from and great fresh produce is available direct from the farmers, bakers, growers as well.

    Try some of ready to eat food offerings (there's lots) and entertainment too, it's a great way to relax and stock up for the coming week.

    Shopping at our monthly market supports local community groups and independent local traders.

    Entry is free, there's ample parking and we're on the TRIP Advisor list of top things to do in Ballarat.

    We'd love to see you there! Pets welcome too!

    If you're shopping The Bridge Market today, Robyn from Dutch Cookies & Chai is making her tasty fresh Stroopwafels, served with delicious chai. Follow the cinnamon smell for this Autumn market favourite. 🥞🍶

    #bridge #market #ballarat #stroopwafel

    Welcome Zero Plastics to The Bridge Market. 💚

    Zero Plastics make USBs, clipboards, pens, keyrings, earrings, phone holders, large sheets, multi-purpose boxes, and clocks all from recycled milk lids. So cool!

    #zeroplastics #thebridgemarket #sustainable #ballarat

    Club Lime and Hiit republic are coming to Ballarat, with their soon to be open studio in Grenville Street Ballarat. 🤸‍♂️

    The team from Club Lime and Hiit Republic will be at The Bridge Market to show you how to get your fitness journey off to the right start. If you're thinking about upping your fitness game say hello to the team who'll be in Ballarat Bridge Mall from 9am-1pm.

    Their approach to fitness is a game changer in Ballarat. 👊

    #healthy #hiitrepublic #ballarat

    Congratulations to Tearna Anderson you are this months lucky ❤️ BRIDGE 🌼 MARKET Giveaway winner!

    The fresh produce prize is a basket load of Bacca Fresh Vegetables available on the day. The giveaway must be picked up at the market, if you are unable to pick it up you must arrange for someone🚶to do so on your behalf. One of our friendly market volunteers can assist you to collect 💐 your prize.

    Bacca Fresh Produce has brought fresh produce to the community, grown with love for over 40 years. Seasonal vegetables are freshly picked and delivered directly to our market. They'll be selling a seasonal range of fresh vegetables including delicious loose Sebago potatoes. Make sure to check out their quality fresh veg this Saturday.

    See you Saturday!

    This Saturday 2nd April, 9am - 1pm 🐰

    Do you visit the Bridge Market every month? We look forward to the first Saturday of the month for lots of reasons. 😋

    Catching up with friends for a coffee and a bite out, getting to see our favourite stallholders, picking up fresh produce that will last for weeks, and tucking away gourmet treats that really spice up the meal planner for the month. We love seeing all our regular stallholders and are thankful for them making the journey to bring us the things we feel we couldn't do without.

    💚 We welcome some new stallholders to the April market 💚
    Baccas Fresh Produce, Dot Dot Design, Istanbul Gozleme & Zero Plastics

    💚 Here's a list of all the stallholders at this market 💚
    Acorn and Squirrel
    Adel and Anne
    Baccas Fresh Produce
    Country Crafts
    De’bee Signature Balms
    Dot Dot Design
    Dutch Cookies & Chai
    Fergy's Artisan Breads
    Fido Barkery
    Fun Farm
    Istanbul Gozleme (European Barbeque Catering)
    Kyl & Co
    Langdale Orchards
    Limotti Puffs
    Madison Leigh
    Masala Valley Indian
    Message In A Tub
    OyShii Mushrooms
    Peerick Wines
    Reus Nursery
    Rita & Leo Plants
    Steffen's Fine Food
    The Dumpling Man
    The Natural Farmers Pantry
    Vacuums Ballarat
    Viva Leisure Operations Ptd Ltd
    White Swan Eggs
    Yarra Valley Gourmet Sausages
    Yarra Valley Produce Farms
    Zero Plastics

    #thebridgemarket #ballarat #bridgemall

    Fun Farm - with bunnies! 🐇🐇🐇

    The Fun farm is a free experience for children (and parents), now with bunnies just in time for an early Easter experience.

    Call in and spend some quality time with the kids as they connect with the cute and furry side of the market.

    Spend as long as you want, at no cost, petting and interacting with the animals including sheep, ducks, goats, chickens and especially the bunnies, our favourites!

    #shopthemarket #funfarm #easter