An Hour Exploring the Jan Power’s Farmers Markets Brisbane

herbs and salads. | taken by Sony NEX-7 – My Queensland trip was FANTASTIC!! I feel renewed! Refreshed! Rejuvenated!

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustave Flaubert.

A morning, we went to visit The Jan Power’s Farmers Markets at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

Aaaah it was very exciting to walk around and see the beginnings of a new local tradition.

jan power’s farmers bikes. | taken by Sony NEX-7

jan powers farmers sounds. | taken by Sony NEX-7

ethnic bags. | taken by Sony NEX-7

tikars, pillows, handbags, and more. | taken by Sony NEX-7

maroko style. | taken by Sony NEX-7

fresh fruit salads. | taken by Sony NEX-7

flowers in heart. | taken by Sony NEX-7

This markets not exclusively done by, or for farmers. It is not a Farmers Market Co-operative. It is definitely a must-visit markets if you are traveling like a local.

There were all kinds of market stalls – fresh farm produce, organic products, exotic products, herbs and spices, flowers, art work, jewellery, accessories, bits, pieces, kitchen goods, wine and fowl under the sun.

There was also excellent street music, balloons, face painting and chefs cooking classes.

all nature and fine foods. | taken by Sony NEX-7

for raw lovers. | taken by Sony NEX-7

hand pressed apply juice. | taken by Sony NEX-7

cake kiosk. | taken by Sony NEX-7

tour de tea. | taken by Sony NEX-7

traveling wares and me. | taken by Sony NEX-7

traveling wares. | taken by Sony NEX-7

beatles spices. | taken by Sony NEX-7

Brisbane’s inner-city multi-culturalism was really on display as well!

It was a feeling good grass roots experience with a social and community slant and a lot of fun.

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A big thank you to Garuda Indonesia, Brisbane City Council, Queensland Government, Visit Gold Coast, Lady Elliot Island, Tourism and Events Queensland, and Tourism Australia.

Happy Sustainable Travels!

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