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Jan Power’s Farmers Markets has a new jewel at the Albion Mill Village. Brisbane, Australia

Jan Power’s Farmers Markets has a new jewel at the Albion Mill Village. Brisbane, Australia

Jan Power’s Farmers Markets has a new jewel at the Albion Mill Village. Brisbane, Australia Posted on November 28, 2013 by Lizzie Loel Fifteen years ago Brisbanites could only dream of having the kind of access to farm fresh produce that much of Europe and Asia enjoyed for as long as anyone can remember. Roadside stalls with boxes of produce and an honesty box yielded you a hit and miss selection of whatever was in season if you were prepared to hit the hinterland on a weekend but other than that and what you could grow in your backyard, produce buying happened at the local fruiterer and increasingly, at the supermarket. Enter Jan Power, a feisty, fabulous doyenne of the food industry, a caterer, public speaker and raconteur with a desire to buy food with dirt still on it. She hated (and still does) all the packaging surrounding a simple tomato and that everything from mel...

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