The always-popular Mooroopna Fruit Salad Day market was again a success, drawing people from all across Victoria keen to grab a bargain.JOHN LEWIS February 18, 2013 4:58am
Bargain prices for fruit and vegetables once again brought thousands out to the annual Mooroopna Fruit Salad Day market on Saturday.
Market co-organiser and former Rotary Club of Mooroopna president Ken Faulkner said even though sales officially started at 7
‘‘It was a great turn-out with a good range of produce. We are always well-supported by local growers,’’ Mr Faulkner said.
He said organisers travelled to Melbourne on Friday to buy produce, such as onions, bananas and potatoes, which were not grown locally.
He said the Fruit Salad Day market had been an annual fixture for at least 35 years and people travelled from Melbourne to buy in bulk.
‘‘I met one fellow from Yarrawonga who said ‘how often do you hold this’?’’ Mr Faulkner said.
‘‘When I told him once a year he said it was fantastic and it should be every week.’’
He said the market had proved a popular drawcard for many years because it offered fruit and vegetables at low prices.
‘‘Where else can you get 2
He said all proceeds from the market went to Rotary projects, including local charities.
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