Media Alert – 23 February 2011

A reminder that the Canberra region’s favourite farmers markets, the Capital Region Farmers Market, will be closed this coming Saturday 26 February.

The market will be closed for the popular Royal Canberra Show 2011, hosted by the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society.

The market will return to normal opening hours on the following Saturday, 5th March.

For more information on the markets go to

The Capital Region Farmers Market in Canberra is a genuine farmers market with over 100 stalls offering a diverse range of fresh food and agricultural produce straight from the producer to the customer. All funds generated from the Market are fed back into regional communities and other projects chosen by the Rotary Club of Hall which founded the Market in 2004.

 Market closure dates to note:

  • Saturday 26 February – for The Royal Canberra Show
  • Saturday 23 April  – for The National Folk Festival