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BEST AUCKLAND FARMERS MARKETS? THE COMPLETE LIST!

INSIDE: Everything you need to know about finding popular Auckland Farmers Markets has to offer, plus the best of the rest in NZ too.

Do you LOVE Farmer’s Markets?

Does supporting local food producers make you smile?

Do you drool at the thought of all that freshly made artisan food?

If you answered yes to these questions, you are in the right place.

Take a look below at our EPIC list of the BEST Farmers Markets in Auckland, and New Zealand!

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THE INSIDE SCOOP: FARMERS MARKETS AUCKLAND 

Correct at time of publication on Roam the Gnome. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of. All prices in NZ dollars, unless otherwise stated

Take a look at our round up of the best Auckland Farmers markets.

Then use our guide to the best farmer’s markets around New Zealand to visit on your New Zealand itinerary!


RELATED: Complete Guide to NZ Supermarkets & New Zealand food products to try

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Image credit: La Cigale French Market

No.1: City Farmers Markets Auckland 

Visit the Auckland City Farmers Market (another La Cigale French Market) at Britomart in the Auckland CBD to pick up:

  • handmade breads
  • olive oils
  • smoked and dried meats
  • pastries
  • New Zealand handmade chocolates
  • condiments, and
  • hand crafted cheeses.

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Britomart Farmers Markets 

Address: Akutai Square, Britomart CBD
Britomart Farmers Market Hours: Saturday 8am to 1pm
Website: Click here
Parking: Britomart Car Park, corner of Britomart place and Quay street. Ask about the special price for market shoppers.

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No.2: Parnell Farmers Market Auckland

This is an awesome farmer’s market in Auckland where you can:

  • wander the food aisles
  • pick up all your New Zealand food souvenirs
  • gather a basket of fresh produce for a picnic
  • eat delicious GrownUp donuts (try the Spiced Brandy Cream Custard donut, Belgian chocolate and butterscotch, or homemade strawberry jam donut!)
  • try kombucha
  • buy fresh sourdough bread, and
  • devour cupcakes.

At Parnell Farmers’ Market, you can join in a free workshop, such as making beeswax wraps, upcycling textiles, or learning how to live more and waste less.

(If you are looking for the best things to do in Auckland with kids, this market is a good addition.)

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Parnell Markets

Address: Parnell market, 545 Parnell Rd, Parnell, next to the Library
Market opening hours:  Saturdays, 8am to 12 noon
Website: Click here

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Image credit: La Cigale French Market

No.3: La Cigale French Market, Parnell 

La Cigale was voted Auckland’s Best Food Market by Metro Magazine for the last 8 years.

Go early for breakfast of a warm buttery crossaint, pain au chocolat, or a croque monsieur cheesy toast.

Find:

  • fresh hot breads and pastries
  • French cheeses, award winning Italian style cheeses
  • export quality meats, salamis and sausages
  • smoked Akaroa salmon
  • delicious handmade salads
  • flowers and orchids
  • Italian pasta
  • extra virgin olive oils
  • pâtés and terrines
  • Manuka honey
  • handmade jams and chutneys

THE INSIDE SCOOP: La Cigale Market Parnell

Address: 69 St Georges Bay Road, Parnell
Market opening Hours: Saturday 8am to 1.30pm, Sunday 9am to 1.30pm
Website: Click here 
Entry fees: Free

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No.4: Clevedon Farmers Market

The Clevedon Village Farmers Market is home to the best and freshest food produce, some of which is picked just that morning.

You can also find:

  • freshly baked goods
  • meat
  • shellfish
  • fish and poultry
  • cheese and yoghurt
  • pickles and sauces
  • preserves
  • small goods
  • baking goods
  • bread
  • eggs
  • confectionary and chocolate
  • wine, and juice,
  • plants and fresh flowers.

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Cleveland Farmers markets

Address: Clevedon showgrounds, Monument Road (Gate 6, The Munro Entrance)
Market opening hours: Sunday 8:30am to 1pm.  The Clevedon Village Farmers Market is every Sunday except over Christmas, Easter Sunday, and Clevedon A&P Show day.
Website: Click here

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No.5: Grey Lynn Farmers Markets Auckland

Grey Lynn markets is a collection of small artisan food producers with local, free range, and fair trade products valued.

Grey-Lynn market is a 100% community owned and operated food market – a local alternative to supermarkets.

Here’s some of the producers you’ll find:

  • Nature’s Corner Eggs
  • George’s Garden – Fruit & Vegetables
  • Bio VG – Organic leafy greens
  • Lime Affair – Limes, mandarins, juice
  • Jersey Girls Organic Milk
  • Piries Butchery
  • Mardi Gras Avocados and Kiwifruit
  • BND Organic Vege

Plus, Il Casaro Artisan cheeses, Bread & Butter Bakery, Zeki’s Turkish bread and foods, Salmon Man, Happy Bee Keeping Honey and so many more!

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Grey Lynn Market

Address: Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn
Market opening hours: Sunday, 8.30am to 12 noon
Website: Click here

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No.6: Orewa Beach Farmers Markets

25 to 30 minutes’ drive north of Auckland, the Orewa Beach Farmers’ Market is great Sunday outing.

There’s a friendly and relaxed market atmosphere, with:

  • live music
  • food from Turkey, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and India, made on the spot
  • fresh French Pastries
  • a huge array of jams & pickles & pesto’s & nuts
  • Kombucha and herb teas 

Pick up organic produce, seafood, nuts, artisan food products, honey, and more.

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Orewa farmers market

Address: Orewa Square opposite Mac Donald’s, cnr HBC Highway & Florence Ave, Orewa Beach Auckland
Market opening hours: 8am – 12.30 every Sunday
Website: Click here

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No.7: Mt Albert Market Streetfood Station

Street Food Station at Mt Albert is a food truck Friday, with:

  • burgers
  • burritos
  • rotisserie chicken
  • wood fired pizza
  • tacos and craft beer,

The market also has talented musos entertaining the crowds.

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No.8: Mt Albert Farmers Market

The Saturday Farmers are home to a wide variety of artisanal produce and groceries including:

  • Spray free veg
  • an organic bakery
  • a Premium butcher
  • a preservative -free deli
  • raw honey
  • fresh flower bouquets
  • french Crepes
  • bacon and egg baps and more!

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Mt Albert Street Food Station market

Address: 847 New North Rd, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
Street Food Station opening hours: Friday nights, 5pm to 9pm
Farmers Market opening hours: Saturday morning, 8.30am to 12 noon
Website: Click here 

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Image credit: Oratia Farmers market

No.9: Oratia Farmers Market

Stop by Oratia market for locally grown fresh and seasonal produce and goods of high quality and exceptional taste including:

  • Freshly squeezed orange juice from Lime Affair
  • Manuka honey with bee pollen from Happy Beekeeping Ltd
  • Kawakawa tea from Kawacure products NZ
  • Kumerahoe kombucha from Yumbucha
  • Spray-free fruit and veg from Georges Garden
  • Gluten-free vegan pies from Car-Pie kitchen

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Oratia Saturday Market

Address: 441 W Coast Rd, Glen Eden, Auckland 0612, New Zealand
Market opening hours: Saturday, 9am to 12 noon
Website: Click here

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Image credit: Matakana Farmers Market

No.10: Matakana Village Farmers Markets

This is a zero waste market to help you start your Saturday with a feel good event.

Enjoy Belgian waffles, smoothies, hot pies, treats from the Swiss Bliss or the Ringawera bakery, or something from the creperie.

Shop for:

  • Matakana nut butter
  • olives
  • cheese
  • flowers
  • organic herbs
  • smoked meats, and
  • wine.

Matakana Village is a 45 minute drive from Auckland.

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Matakana farmers markets

Address: 2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana
Market opening hours: Every Saturday, 8am to 1pm in the Market Square
Website: Click here

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No.11: Hobsonville Point Farmers Market (Alt: Catalina Bay Farmers Market) 

Also known as the Catalina Bay Farmers Market, these indoor undercover markets focus on local artisanal produce, breads, organics, coffee and more.

Visit to buy your normal weekly produce, enjoy breakfast or lunch from one of the food vendors, and buy handmade food souvenirs and handmade gifts.

Producers include:

  • Milly Vanilla cupcakes
  • Gourmet Gannet baked goods
  • Zeki’s bakery
  • Spaceman coffee
  • Mana sushi
  • Earthbound Honey
  • Kosmik Kombucha NZ

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Catalina Farmers Markets

Address: Boundary Road, Hobsonville Auckland
Website: Click here
Market opening hours: 

  • Wednesday, Thursday and  Friday 10am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 8.30am – 2.00pm
  • Night markets are held on the third Thursday of every month during Daylight Saving

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No.12: Takapuna Farmers Market

Mix with the locals at this undiscovered market in Auckland. 

Delight in the local ambience and enjoy the variety.

Find fruits, vegetables and all your normal fresh produce offerings, plus seafood, bric a brac, fresh flowers, delicious baked goods, toys, art, paintings, prints, orchids, greenstone pendants, local cheese, honey, homemade soap, knick knacks, and handmade craft.

At Takapuna Sunday market, choose your lunch from one of the food vendors selling:

  • Turkish food
  • Latin arepas
  • Sausages
  • Whitebait fritters
  • Organic coffee
  • Fresh juice

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Takapuna Sunday markets

Address: Cnr Lake Road and Anzac Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand (in the carpark located behind the Burger King)
Market opening hours:  Sundays, 8am  – 12 noon.
Website: Click here

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Image credit: Cinta Delights at Parnell markets

QUICK ROUND UP OF WEEKEND MARKETS IN AUCKLAND

Saturday Markets Auckland

  • La Cigale French Market, Parnell
  • La Cigale French Market, Britomart
  • Britomart Farmers Market
  • Mt Albert Farmers Market
  • Oratia Farmers Market
  • Matakana Farmers Market
  • Hobson Point Farmers Market

Sunday Markets Auckland

  • La Cigale French Market, Parnell
  • Takapuna Farmers Market
  • Clevedon Farmers Market
  • Orewa Beach Farmers Market
  • Hobson Point Farmers Market

MORE Farmers markets in Auckland to explore

  • Puhoi farmers market (north of the city)
  • Kumeu farmers market
  • Farmers market Henderson
  • Ponsonby farmers market

READ MORE: Check out the Auckland Food Truck Collective Night Markets

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MORE OF THE BEST FARMERS MARKETS NZ HAS TO OFFER

Read our guide (link at top of page) with a list of the best New Zealand Farmers Markets on both the North and South Islands.

You’ll find a list of farmers markets on the North Island including

  • Hawkes Bay Farmers Markets
  • Napier Farmer’s Markets
  • Farmers Markets Tauranga
  • Wellington Farmers Market

You’ll also find details on these South Island Farmers Markets New Zealand style including:

  • Blenheim Farmers Market (alt: Marlborough Farmers markets)
  • Christchurch Farmers Market
  • Remarkables Queenstown Farmers Market

Thankfully, you can find NZ Farmers market are all over the country! 

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If you like markets, you might also like our Guide to the Best Craft Markets in New Zealand.

If you are looking to buy authentic handmade souvenirs in New Zealand, go shopping in New Zealand at art & craft markets and support local kiwi’s living their dreams.


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