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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in New Zealand?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in New Zealand, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in August 2018, and other timely information:

August brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and moren.

New Zealand Farmer's Market Listings in 2018, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

North Island

Auckland

Bay of Plenty (Kawerau, Opotiki, Rotorua, Western Bay of Plenty, Whakatane)

  • Berry De'Vine Boysenberries - boysenberries,
    Shaw Rd, Whakatane, North Island, New Zealand 3120Email: lani@berrydevine.co.nz. Open: When fruit are in Season, at the Whakatane Farmers Market, Pyne Street, Whakatane Repeats every week every Sunday until Sunday May 29 2011 . Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: December 21, 2010)
  • Mamaku Blue Blueberry Experience - blueberries
    311 Maraeroa Road, Mamaku, Rotorua, New Zealand 3072. Phone: +64 7-332 5840. Mamaku Blue Blueberry Experience is a family owned and operated Blueberry orchard in rural New Zealand, only 15 minutes from Rotorua city. Set in a landscape created by geological activities of the past you can discover the wonders of Blueberry farming that have been developed through many years of passion, sweat and tears! Mamaku Blue grow both Blueberries and Gooseberries and make them into products for you to purchase in their Gift shop or online store at www.mamakublue.co.nz. Products include their famous Mamaku Blue blueberry Juice, Wine, Liqueur, Jams, Jellies, Sauces and more! Take tours of the Orchard, Factory and Winery and enjoy Blueberry Pancakes, Muffins, Pies, real fruit Ice Cream and more at the Blueberry Cafe.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (ADDED: June 10, 2017, JBS)
  • R n' Bees - blackberries, boysenberries, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm
    132 Thornton Road, Whakatane, North Island 3192. Phone: 07 3080118. Email: graham@rnbees.co.nz. Open: Monday to Sunday, 8am until 5:30pm during Berry season (from mid October until end of February); Monday to Saturday 8:30am until 5:30pm in off season. Directions: On the right, 1.3km from the Whakatane/Matata intersection heading towards Matata. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. R n' Bees (formerly R & B Berry Garden) is under new Ownership. We will bring you the same great tasting and value berries that R & B's were loved for. EFTPOS payment available during berry season. Beehive visits, subject to group numbers and staff availability. (ADDED: May 22, 2014)

Waikato (Hamilton, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako, Otorohanga, southern Rotorua, South Waikato, Taupo, Thames-Coromandel, Waikato,Waipa, Waitomo)

  • Kaipaki Nursery & Orchard - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Apples, plums,
    1309 Kaipaki Road Leamington, Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand 3495. Phone: 07 827 9562. Email: kaipakinurse@xtra.co.nz. Open: 2nd Saturday of each Month Matamata 8am to 12pm 2nd Sunday each month Lions Trash 'n Treasure Cambridge 8am to 1 pm 3rd Saturday each month Hinuera Country Market 8am to 12pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. We also have a range of small plants including fruiting plants as available. (UPDATED: June 10, 2017, JBS) (UPDATED: January 06, 2013)
  • Monavale Blueberries Limited & Cafe Irresistiblue - Uncovered outdoor market, blueberries, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    Corner Turkington & Wallace Roads, Monavale,, Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand 3495. Phone: 07 827 9456. Fax: 07 827 9485. Email: info@monavaleblueberries.co.nz. Open: Cambridge Farmers Market, Saturday mornings, 8am to 12noon Hamilton Farmers Market, Sunday mornings, 8am to 12noon Tamahere Country Market, every 3rd Saturday, 8;30am to 1pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Monavale Blueberries orchard and cafe is signposted off the Cambridge-Te Awamutu Road. Click here for a map and directions. Our organic blueberries are available October through to the end of March. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Monavale Blueberries is a BioGro certifed organic orchard (BioGro number 511). (ADDED: May 22, 2010)
  • The Olde Berry Farm Limited - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    205 Morrinsville Road R.D.6, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand 3286. Phone: 07 858 2968. Fax: 07 856 2405. Email: shop@oldeberryfarm.co.nz. Open: The Shop is open October through to March; Open seven days a week; Typical opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Weekends and Public Holidays: 9am to 5pm; Closed Christmas day; See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: 2km from the Hillcrest Roundabout between the Cattery and the Vets. See website for more detail or contact us for assistance. Shop: Open from October to March; Pick Your Own: Typically occurs in December to early January. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards. (ADDED: August 01, 2012, by JBS)

Wellington (Carterton, Kapiti Coast, Lower Hutt, Masterton, Porirua, South Wairarapa, Upper Hutt)

  • Blueberry Fields Forever - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries
    971 Whitemans Valley Road Whitemans Valley, Upper Hutt, North Island 5371. Phone: 04 5287581. Email: carolann@selfsufficiencystore.com. Directions: From Wellington take Highway 2 for about 20kms until you see a turn off for Silverstream . Ignore the first roundabout at the second roundabout turn right under the train over-bridge and left at the next roundabout. Turn right at the next roundabout past the New World Supermarket along Whitemans Road. Blue Mountains Road is the third on the left after the supermarket. Follow the signs from there. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. This is our first season open for PYO and we have lots of beautiful ripe huge blueberries, some the size of grapes. The blueberries aren't certified organic but we have been using Biodynamic preparations and principles for 19years so are about as organic as it gets. The blueberries are $18kg and we can only accept cash. We have a stall at Hill Street Farmers Market, on a Saturday from 8.30am to 12.30pm. Not far from us is the Short Straw Café. (ADDED: January 21, 2014)
  • Penray Gardens - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), broccoli, courgettes, pears, peppers, plums, strawberries, tomatoes, Fresh eggs, gift shop, picnic area
    1199 Statehighway One, Otaki, North Island, New Zealand 5581. Phone: 063645302. Open: Monday 9am to 5pm Tuesday 9am to 5pm Wednesday 9am to 5pm Thursday 9am to 5pm Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 5pm Sunday 9am to 5pm. Directions: South of the Otaki River Bridge on the Western Side of the Road. Plenty of parking is available. Check Facebook page for current PYO availability. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Also have many varieties of chillies, hungarian peppers, lemons and limes available for picking when in season. (UPDATED: September 23, 2012) (ADDED: January 10, 2011)

 

South Island

Nelson

Marlborough

  • Hedgerows Hydroponic Strawberry Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, strawberries, gift shop, picnic area, school tours
    205 Old Renwick Rd, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand 7272. Phone: 03 5785268. Email: hedgerows@xtra.co.nz. Open: SundayS 9am to 12 noon. Directions: From Blenheim take the Grove Road and turn left just before the Grove Road bridge. Continue along Old Renwick Road to Rene Street The farm is on the corner of Old Renwick Road and Rene Street From Renwick take Old Renwick RD to the corner of Rene Street and Old Renwick Road. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: September to February. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. We are on the local co-op; see best things to do in and around Blenheim. . (ADDED: January 10, 2012)

Otago (Central Otago, Clutha, Dunedin, Queenstown-Lakes, Waitaki(eastern half) )

  • Coal Creek Gardens - Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Apples, apricots, boysenberries, cherries, cucumbers, nectarines, pears, peaches, plums, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Spring, yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), strawberries, tomatoes, walnuts, Other fruit or veg, picnic area
    Coal Creek 1rd Roxburgh, Roxburgh, South Island, New Zealand 9500. Phone: (03)4468323. Email: coalcreekroche@yahoo.co.nz. Open: All Week, from 8am to 8pm during fruit season. Directions: 5 minutes North of Roxburgh on SH8. 20 minutes south of Alexandra on SH8. Half way from Invercagill or Dunedin to Queenstown or Wanaka. Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own cherries: December 25th - Mid January Pick your own apricots: Mid January. Payment: Cash, only. Produce from farm sold at Gore Farmers Market Saturdays during fruit season in Gore. (ADDED: July 05, 2009) (UPDATED: December 09, 2011)
  • Otago Farmers Market - Fresh fruit from Central Otago, vegetables and berries from the Taieri plains; every week over 65 different vendors come together from all over the province to create one of the busiest Farmers Markets in Australasia.
    Moray Place, Dunedin 9058, New Zealand. Phone: 0274-636-275. Email: mm@otagofarmersmarket.org.nz. Each Saturday morning thousands of people flock to the Dunedin Railway Station north car park to purchase local food directly from the people who made it. Our customers love the friendly atmosphere, the fresh produce and the bargains that can always be found. With vendors all selling different products it is easy to see why so many local people choose to shop here. There is food to eat on site, buskers and weekly cooking demonstrations. Find out more about the Otago Farmers Saturday Market click here.

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