Bellingen Farmers Market

Overview

Weekly fresh food market held each Wednesday at Bellingen Park, Church Street, next to the tennis courts. Authentic farmers and producer market of all local only fresh fruit, herbs, and vegetables,…

Weekly fresh food market held each Wednesday at Bellingen Park, Church Street, next to the tennis courts. Authentic farmers and producer market of all local only fresh fruit, herbs, and vegetables, meats and seafood. Micro-greens, organic sourdough bread, pasta, nourishing snacks, meals, fermented foods, jams, chutneys, medicinal foods, hot and cold beverages, and live entertainment.
Wheelchair accessible and loads of parking within close walking distance of the market.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Provide toiletries which are chemical and fragrance free (if requested)
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use organic (chemical and fragrance free) cleaning products
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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