It may have been Lockdown, but everyone is still allowed to shop and there's no better way to do it than in the fresh air, well away from recirculated bugs and communal carry baskets! 
And it seems that many people in Boroondara and Stonnington agree, because the market was doing a bustling trade all morning on Saturday May 29th. Despite the greeting Rotarians looking like Darth Vader's deputies, there was a steady stream of shoppers well prepared with their mobile phone apps to check in on the Victorian Government website, and pay their $2 entry charge on Apple Pay or GPay, and enjoy shopping in the open air among friends. What better way to spend a Saturday morning! To see photos from Saturday's market, click on Read More.

Boroondara Farmers Market Beats the Lockdown

A crowded Patterson Reserve on a crisp May morning
Past Presidents Ian Salek and Michael Berry greet customers at the gate, whilst maintaining arms length
Must be the queue for the Harry Hoo's Dim Sims?
Bob Lambert, RC Canterbury and Education CHANCES kept a close eye on the entrance
No problem with social distancing either
One person's waiting for coffee and one person's not. Guess which is which.
Past President Ian Salek driving the trolley into the Tardis at the end of the day
Rotarians Tim Gale, Bob Lambert and Ian Salek with Susie White from Education CHANCES. Education CHANCES is the major beneficiary of funds raised from the Boroondara Farmers Market