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The markets of Melbourne's Stars are like hospitable aunts next door, fresh and homely. The editor will organize and introduce the vegetable markets distributed in various parts of Melbourne's southeast, northwest, and hope to provide some help to friends who have recently come to Mo Village to buy food.

The Queen Victoria Market

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As Melbourne's most famous market, there are more than 1000 shops located here. Many shops directly cooperate with the farm to ensure the freshness and quality of the ingredients, which has attracted many chefs to purchase in person.Carnivorous animals can also enjoy themselves here: Hagens Meat specializes in organic meat; Seafood & Oyster Spot’s Coffin Bay oysters are only sold at one-third of restaurant prices; in addition, you can also buy fresh crayfish and scallops.The most distinctive Art Deco-era Dairy Hall is simply a cooked food paradise: the aroma of sausages is irresistibly permeating outwards, various cheeses are piled up like a white castle, pickled olives and vegetables are blinking at you, and you can buy them. Go to the kangaroo as a souvenir.

Address: 155 Victoria St, Melbourne
Phone: 03 9320 5822
Time: Tuesday to Thursday 6am-2pm; Friday 6am-5pm; Saturday 6am-3pm; Sunday 9am-4pm

Prahran Market

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Prahran Market was formed during the gold rush. Here you can find goose meat, IWC nuts, and mushroom specialists. The main shop of Market Lane Café is also here. Remember to turn to Pino's Fine Produce. Its founder is from Italy and provides premium ingredients to some of Melbourne's best restaurants; Gary's Meats can buy organic saltbush lamb; Neil's Meats sells beef and lamb grazing; Prahran Seafood, the owner His brothers bring fresh scallops back to the sea every day.

Address: 163 Commercial Rd, South Yarra
Phone: 03 8290 8220
Time: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 7am-5pm; Friday 7am-6pm; Sunday 10am-3pm

South Melbourne Market


Every time I come, I want to eat a dozen oysters first. There is Aptus Seafood, the oldest oyster shop, and all kinds of crystal-clear and shiny fish staring at you angrily; piles of mussels The class is like a sea soldier landing in a team. In addition, organic products, specialty coffee, groceries, and even fortune-telling shops can be found here. Remember to go to Breads Etcetera to buy bread made with South Australian organic flour; try Polish Delicatessen’s homemade European sausages. If it's the season, Evening Star will have freshly grilled crayfish. As a "green market", South Melbourne Market is also committed to environmental protection, energy saving and power saving, and recycling rainwater for cleaning.

Address: 322-326 Coventry St, South Melbourne
Phone: 03 9209 6295
Time: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm; Friday 8am-5pm

Dandenong Market

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Melbourne's most ethnic market, where you can find spices, seeds and grains from Afghanistan, India and Ethiopia. When wandering, you can eat a Turkish doughnut called Lokma, as well as many South African and Indian street foods. This kind of food stall, crowded with people, with a panoramic view of the ingredients, is so simple, no tricks, but full of sentiment.

Address: Cnr Cleeland & Clow St, Dandenong
Phone: 03 9701 3850
Time: Tuesday 7am-4pm; Friday 7am-4pm; Saturday 7am-4pm; Sunday 10am-3pm

Preston Market

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Cheap and noisy, rough and complete, it is a picture of Preston Market. The cries are one after another, and the fruits and vegetables are brightly colored like oil paintings, and they are casually placed on the stalls. Here is a blend of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Asian products, and you can also buy many discounted meat and flowers. When resting, come to a bowl of pho, or donuts in one hand, burritos in one hand, and enjoy a street performance.

Address: 2/30 The Centreway, Preston
Phone: 03 9478 3130
Time: Sun-Thu 9am-6pm; Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-7pm

Little Saigon Markets


It's like being in a shopping experience in Vietnam, with shouting and crowded people, arching you in front of boxes of live crabs, cheap meat, and sacks of bean sprouts. Here, the fruits and vegetables that can or cannot be named, remember to take slices and try them first. Different from having a cup of coffee when visiting other markets, the snacks here are a variety of freshly squeezed juices, and sugar cane juice can also be bought here.

Address: Byron St, Footscray (opposite the Footscray Station)
Time: Sunday to Thursday 9am-6pm; Friday 9am-9pm; Saturday 9am-7pm

Slow Food Farmers' Market


Have you ever thought about what kind of people grow these fruits and vegetables in front of you? And how are they delivered to us? Come here to find the answer. The market is located in Abbotsford Convent, you can bring pets into it, and donate $2 to stay for a day. All products are organic in season and are delivered directly by the farmers. You can ask them about planting techniques. In addition, you can buy the Warialda sausages and Jim's pork pie that Chef Pope Joan praises. Warm reminder, plastic bags are not provided in the market, remember to bring eco-friendly bags or carts.

Address: 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Phone: 03 9415 3600
Time: 8am-1pm on the fourth Saturday of every month

Collingwood Children's Farm Farmers' Market

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Once a month, it is a market exclusively for food. It sells organic food from all over Victoria. Don't miss the pink salt and Moondara blueberries from Sunsal's Murray River. You can also drink freshly brewed coffee and Chai while strolling around. Admission is charged, $2 for adults and free for children. Also remember to bring your own eco-bag. Except for the market, the farm is open every day, and parents can take their children to experience rural life together.

Address: 18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Phone: 03 9417 5806
Time: 8am-1pm on the second Saturday of every month

Centro Box Hill


Box Hill is another Chinatown in Mocun. It offers all kinds of services to facilitate the life of the Chinese; hometown restaurants from all over the world; in the old CENTRO vegetable farm, you can also buy many cooking ingredients that Chinese people need: stewed chicken and duck. , Whole live fish, fruits and vegetables that cannot be bought in the Western market, meat at a reasonable price and so on. The transportation is also very convenient.

Address: 1 Main Street, Box Hill

Springvale Market


Friends in the southeast area must be familiar with it. The prices of fruits and vegetables here are cheaper than many large supermarkets (such as Coles, Woolworth), and they are also fresh. All kinds of live seafood, imported fruits and vegetables, and many cheap and easy-to-use small commodities. There is also a big Dacheng supermarket in the market. Besides grocery shopping, there are many Asian restaurants where you can dine. Special reminder is that Springvale parking space is a bit tight, you can choose to take a train to Springvale Station, it is also a short walk from the station.

Address: 58 Buckingham Ave, Springvale
Time: 10 am-6pm daily

Richmond Market


Strictly speaking, there is no big Market in Richmond, but there are small shops along Victoria St that sell vegetables, fruits, meat, etc. It also provides a lot of convenience to friends living nearby. This street is also known as the Vietnamese food street. It’s not bad for friends to eat a bowl of delicious pho in addition to grocery shopping. It’s not expensive.

Address: Victoria st Richmond

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