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Jan Powers Farmers Markets




Presented by Jan Power

Jan Powers Farmers Markets is a unique boutique fresh seasonal produce farmers market with around 120 stalls showcasing all the best available goodies in Queensland.

Nestled on the Powerhouse Plaza and performance lawn, these markets are perfect for whatever you need. A relaxed breakfast by the river with family, gourmet lunch with the dog, or stocking up on fresh local produce for the week.

Primarily it is a colourful bustling market selling fresh farm produce flowers breads, artisan products, meat, fish, poultry, plants, organics and food related objects. It’s a feel good grass roots experience with a social and community slant and a lot of fun. All products are made, caught, dug, plucked, picked, bottled or baked by the person serving you.

Snapping red claw yabbies, fine meats and local fish, juices, bananas, fresh bags of oysters, coffees, great cheeses, bread makers, chillies, Asian greens, oils, roses, nuts and olive trees. Jams and biscuits, pasta, local wines, wild honey, rabbits and venison, berries, living herbs, pretty orchids and much more.

Inspired by
Community / Markets around the world / Multiculturalism
Known for
The Jan Powers Farmers Markets were voted no. 22 in Australian Traveller Magazine's 100 Greatest Australian Gourmet Experiences.

Social Kit

About the Show


Jan Power is the original owner and operator of the Jan Powers Farmers Markets (registered name). She has a trained background in medicine, theatre and food. She grew up on a farm in Stanthorpe, was schooled in Brisbane, trained as a cook in London, and created and worked in her own Restaurant and catering company in Paddington.

Jan was the food editor of the Courier Mail and appeared on TV for many years and is still on ABC Radio. A consultant to the food industry on products, presentation and marketing, she is also a sought after humourous speaker on the national circuit.

She visits markets all over the world and loves them so much that she began her own in Queensland in 1998.

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Locations, Directions + Transport page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 90 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our First Time Visitors page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

There are a number of hotels and hostels located within a short distance to Brisbane Powerhouse. These include Emporium Hotel, Limes Hotel, Edward Lodge, Kirribilli Apartments, Prince Consort Backpackers and Bunk Backpackers. For more information on travel and accommodation visitbrisbane.com