After an essential brief pause, markets operator Peter Hackworth is permanently re-opening her two popular markets, Kelvin Grove Village Markets on Saturday 9 May and Riverside at the Gardens Market on Sunday 10 May, Mother’s Day.

Hackworth’s much-loved Riverside Market is in its 30th year and is the longest running market in Brisbane. The Kelvin Grove Market has reached its 15th year and is loved by the farmers, locals, students, children, visitors and four-legged friends.

Although both Markets are welcoming back their quality farmers and marketeers, ready-to-eat food and drink have been tweaked to ensure it is good-to-go for take-away. Patrons can choose from delights including Chinese dumplings and buns, punchy Thai Street Food, freshly baked and filled croissants, great coffee, juices freshly squeezed and bottled-to-go, and more. For those needing to replenish the pantry, there is farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, bread, honey, cheese, meats and baked items.

Shop in the fresh air for handpainted silk scarves, art, craft, gifts, fashion, skincare and more, just in time for Mother’s Day. Both Markets love pooches so man’s (and woman’s) best friend is more than welcome.

The health and wellbeing of all is Hackworth’s number one priority. Both venues will continue to follow the advice of government and health authorities, ensuring the highest level of hygiene standards are being met across both Kelvin Grove and Riverside Markets. There will be hand sanitiser stations, no seating, the regulating of social distancing and more.

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