Stock up on supplies and find the perfect presents this December, at our wonderful hinterland markets.
By Gay Liddington
Maleny Sunday Market
The Maleny Sunday Market is a great place to pick up a handmade gift or delicious supplies for Christmas cooking. Homesteading by Angela, is a lovely stall with a selection of gift baskets, homemade preserves and jams, large gift jars of olives and much more.
Sundays, 8am-2pm at the Maleny RSL Hall opposite the Maleny Hotel.
Visit the Mapleton Christmas Country Market on December 22 at Mapleton Hall, 31 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton, 8am-noon. Festive fare and gifts available, local produce, products, plants, art, craft, bric-a-brac, fashions and more, plus local entertainment, RSL sausage sizzle and refreshments. Contact Market Convenor, Paula on 0419 726 110
The Christmas Witta Market on December 15, 7am-noon, promises to deliver all your needs for the festive season. From fresh food, meat, seafood and condiments to all your Christmas gifts with our range of locally made arts and crafts. Plus live jazz, a jumping castle for the kids, a visit from Santa and belly dancers.
A range of over 40 stalls with locally grown and made foodstuffs and creations await your Christmas shopping. While you are there, why not nurture the young entrepreneurial spirit and buy candles, cards and objects of interest made by the busy fingers of local children. You can also enjoy pancakes with seared nectarines and walnuts drenched in maple syrup!
The Hinterland Harvest market at the Wellness Mill in Nambour is a perfect spot for a shop and a pit-stop! Based opposite Coles, the area has green space and trees, an organic café, covered food court and pantry, with a market ethos of chemical free, organic and sustainable type stalls. Open every Saturday from 7am-noon.
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