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The Age

Saturday March 5, 2011

Compiled by ANNIE STEVENS and DYLAN RAINFORTH

FARMERS' MARKETAT the Hurstbridge farmers' market, the Functional Beverage Company has certified organic teas and tisanes, including the "new year detox" that blends locally grown dandelion root and leaf with nettle, raspberry leaf and elderflower. There will be local honey, cheeses and meat and ask Panton Hill Estate about its frantoio, correggiola and koroneiki olive oil varieties.Tomorrow, 8.30am-1pm, Fergusons Paddock, Arthurs Creek Road, Hurstbridge, hurstbridgefarmersmarket.com.auKINGSTON MARKETKINGSTON market's $2 donation goes to supporting community groups in the area. Purchase pates, terrines and pesto from Chef's Fine Food; freshly harvested fungi can be sourced from Market Mushrooms, and get low-fat, high-protein venison from Gracefield Venison.Today, 8am-12.30pm, Sir William Fry Reserve, cnr Nepean Highway & Bay Street, Highett, $2 donation, vicfarmersmarkets.org.auFASHIONTHE first Up and Comers Fashion Market for 2011 is being held as part of the L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival cultural program. There will be 45 stalls featuring emerging fashion designers selling clothing, jewellery and accessories for men and women.Today and tomorrow, 10am-4pm, St Ali, 12-18 Yarra Place, South Melbourne, upandcomersmarket.com.auBABY & KIDSTHE Baby & Kids Market toddles over to Coburg this weekend. Dozens of stalls will be selling "gently used" second-hand goods. Look out for clothing (for newborns to kids about seven years) from popular brands including Seed, Country Road and Fred Bare as well as designs from local boutiques. There are also prams, nursery furniture, maternity wear, books and games.Today, 9am-1pm, Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell Street, Coburg, $3 (children free), 1300 55 44 76, babykidsmarket.com.au

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