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Breakfast to go
1. SHAK SHUKA
Moroccan baked eggs have been making their way
around Perth cafes since winter, but before they
were ordered at the table of nosheries, Shak Shuka
was serving up these bad boys at the markets. Two
poached eggs, specially blended tomato sauce, chorizo
(optional for the vegos), crusty baguette and harrissa dip
make for the ultimate Moroccan experience.
Find them at Subiaco Farmers Market every Saturday
from 8am-12pm; Growers Green Farmers Markets
every Sunday from 8am-12pm; Twilight Hawkers
Market every Friday from 5pm-9pm.
2. BAKED 180
We’re not going to sugarcoat this one... some of us wake up
with the yearning for sweet stuff. So that’s why we nominate
Baked 180 as one of the top market breakfasts, because of
their fiendishly delicious cupcakes (no judgment on morning
treats from us). The team bakes cupcakes from scratch from
Mondays to Fridays at their Girrawheen shop, as well as
every Saturday market morning. For seasonal selections of
sugar, spice and all things nice, or even the All Year Round
collection, these cupcakes are worth the calories.
Find them at Subi Farmers Market every Saturday
3. THE FARMERS WIFE
Whether you’re a health freak or not, you’re going to love
this one! The Farmers Wife makes delicious homemade
juices and breakfast smoothies solely using produce from
their farm. They also run another stall with fresh, organic fruit
and veggies. It’s great for that farmer’s market ethos.
Find them at Kalamunda Farmers Market every
Sunday from 8am.
Retailer stalls, a mobile library, eclectic furniture,
vintage posters, a kissing booth, a dunk tank, rad
tunes and, of course, all things food make up this
two-day event that pops up sporadically at Hawaiian
(that’s the property company, not the place) shopping
centres around Perth. Rest assured, it’s anything but
your average visit to the shops. Visit the Food Circus
Facebook page to see where it can be found next.
THE HERB CART
We think herbs are plantastic! And so do the guys at The
Herb Cart – that’s why they’ve made it their mission to
deliver them to the people of Perth and Freo. Michael
Ballentine, head creative behind the business, is a landscape
gardener during the week, and a herby on wheels by
weekend. “I found myself building a box on the back of
a tricycle and growing herbs,” he says. “The next thing
I know, I’m riding down Beaufort Street, selling them.”
Find them this summer on Saturdays at the southern end
of Beaufort Street, in front of Housewares.
A GUIDE TO SWAP MEETS
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” That’s what
swap meets are all about, but they aren’t just places to
find second-hand clothes or pop-up stalls from the back
of a pickup truck. You’ll also find artisan crafts, herbs,
succulents, and probably every gadget under the sun.
In fact, all you need to make or spend a quick buck.
• The early bird catches the worm, so make sure you
pack your car the night before, get up early, grab
a thermos of coffee and secure that dream spot.
• Have a friend visit, or hold a stall together, so
you can take regular toilet breaks, especially after
drinking all that coffee.
• Bring signs, sticky tape, a bum-bag (for, um, lots of
change), a trestle table if need be, blankets if you want
to display items on the ground, lots of plastic bags, and
a rack if you want to display clothes.
• Be realistic about prices! People don’t usually spend big
at these types of things. Remember – you don’t want to
cart all your junk back home if it doesn’t sell, do you?
• Haggle, haggle, haggle!
• First come, first served – so get there early for
the best deals and choice.
• Do some research beforehand and find out which swap
meet suits your needs the most (for example, some
have more vintage items, others more plants, and so on).
• Bring smaller notes and lots of change. Haggling
someone down to $5 then whipping out a $50
is a bit cheeky.
• There aren’t usually food stalls at a swap meet,
so eat beforehand.
WHERE YOU CAN SWAP AND MEET
Belmont Belmont Forum carpark
Kardinya Kardinya Park Shopping Centre carpark
Karrinyup Karrinyup Shopping Centre undercover carpark
Maddington Maddington Central carpark, near Kmart
Melville Melville Plaza carpark, near Coles
Morley Morley Galleria underground carpark, near Myer
Nedlands Broadway Fair Shopping Centre carpark
Rockingham Rockingham Oval carpark
Wanneroo Wanneroo Showgrounds every Sunday
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