Why Choose Your Local Greengrocer

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Australia Day this week witnessed us launching our newest and strongest campaign yet in our efforts to compete against the major supermarkets. We’re urging as many people as possible to make a conscious effort to seek out their local greengrocer when buying fruit and veggies. We’re working hard to make as many people as possible […]

Soggy Launch Does Not Dampen Spirits Or Support

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The Shop Today for Australia’s Tomorrow Your Local Greengrocer Campaign kicked off on Australia Day with our Marquee at the Tennis live site at Circular Quay. Featuring Farmer Chris and 0ur ‘selfie’ Zone many proud Aussie’s were happy to put their face to our campaign. We know we have the hearts and minds of most […]

Campaign Reaches Out To All Federal And NSW Members Of Parliament

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We understand that asking shoppers to change their habits is only one part of our cause. The Supermarkets are formidable competitors and for the most part are only doing what’s expected of them by their shareholders. We believe we are not able to compete on a level playing field as the supermarkets have been allowed […]

Using Social Media To Spread Our Message

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Whilst our Prime Minister made headlines on Australia Day explaining his knighthood for Prince Philip, he referred to Social Media as electronic graffiti that no one takes any notice of! He’s wrong; there is no better way for the voice of the people to be expressed than through their social media accounts. If you love […]

Our Approach To The Media

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Engaging the media to highlight our concerns is always a challenge. Our message is too important not to share. To that end – here is the press release that was sent to all NSW media outlets. Your local greengrocer is launching a major campaign to urge Australian shoppers and our political leaders to be aware […]

Anyone For Tennis

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Your Local Greengrocer joins forces with Aussie Open at Customs House. From Australia Day to the men’s final, YLGG will have a stand at the Customs House Live Site at Circular Quay. What’s more you’re all invited! That’s right if you’re around Customs House anytime that week, pop in and say hello. Of course we’re […]

#BREAKTHECHAINS

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The role of Social Media in our important work. The major supermarkets are a formidable competitor to your local greengrocer. They are massive organisations with huge budgets that they use to swamp you with advertising that doesn’t tell the whole story. We want customers to be aware they are being chained into a shopping process […]

Dress Up With Fruit And Vegetables

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Lemons and Limes as You’ve never seen them before! As we start to slow down after the festive season, with only Australia Day celebrations to get through before 2015 kicks off in force, we thought we’d show you a different way to think about fruit and vegetables when you entertain. It’s quite natural to think […]

A Shout Out To Newcastle And The Central Coast

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Your Local Greengrocer is in Every Community. Your Local Greengrocer has member stores across Newcastle and the Central Coast and they work tirelessly to bring their local communities the freshest fruit and vegetables available. In Newcastle we are proud to say that Jesmond Fruit Barn in Jesmond and the Fresh Ingredient in Georgetown are members […]

Sydney Produce Market

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Part of the Sydney Markets Suite of Services. Sydney Produce Market is the largest fresh fruit and vegetable wholesale market in Australia and one of the largest in the world. It caters primarily to professional buyers from green grocers and restaurants but is also open to the public. People from all over NSW and the […]