Osborne House Growers Market
The historic Osborne House overlooking Corio Bay is one of Geelong’s most magnificent buildings. With a history dating back to 1858 the house has served many uses including as a homestead, the Victorian Premier’s country retreat, Australia’s first naval training college, a hospital, submarine base, and shire offices for the former Shire of Corio. Today the house grounds are used by the Geelong Maritime Museum, a range of community groups and events.
The Osborne House Grower’s Market is one of the new events being held in the grounds of this grand old building.
The market is a hub for fresh and locally grown organic produce and some wonderful locally crafted goods. It is the perfect place to pick up some of the freshest and most delicious fruit and vegetables, free range meats, eggs, gourmet and artisan foods.
The many hand craft stalls sell a wide range of unique and interesting products, from wooden items, knitted and sewn items, handmade soaps and candles, art and photography and a wide range of other creative items.
The market starts at 9:00 AM and continues through to about 1:00 PM and takes place on the third Sunday of each Month. 2013 dates are January 20th, February 17th, March 17th, April 19th, May 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th and December 15th.
Osborne House is found in Swinburne Street, North Geelong intersecting with the bay side of the Melbourne Road, a few hundred metres north of the Arena and North Geelong Railway Station.
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