After a ten-month forced hiatus (and a long, hard push by the Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce), the Pyrmont Growers Market is back and open for business every fourth Saturday of the month. Up until April last year, the market had been run by Fairfax for 18 years; when they announced its closure, there was much sadness among both the community and the producers. So it's easy to imagine the enthusiasm with which the growers have returned to the Saturday morning market once more.
There's Sam from Grima's Farm Fresh Produce, who's been coming to the Pyrmont Growers Markets from his western Sydney farm since the market first launched. There's Long Paddock Eggs, who bring the eggs their free-range chooks laid just the night before up from Canberra. Then there's Pino, who is selling his Italian smallgoods at the market as his Kogarah shop undergoes renovations after a fire on Christmas Eve. As well as an expansive range of fresh produce, cheese and artisan food products, you'll also find market regulars like Black Star Pastry, Brooklyn Boy Bagels, Pepe Saya, Sonoma and Little Marionette Coffee.
The market is open on the fourth Saturday of each month from 7.30am till noon.