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Let’s talk about our packaging

3 July 2019

As you’re probably aware, we are a plastic-free market. Yep, our market go-ers have the choice to bring their own containers or use our compostable containers. The thing is: Darwin has no designated recycling place to compost these containers. So although we are one step closer towards a greener market, the containers aren’t getting recycled.... (read more)

Food and Travel Magazine

25 May 2019

We are absolutely thrilled to be mentioned in the UK’s Food and Travel Magazine this month as part of their 48 hours in Darwin feature!

Malak Marketplace 2019 Season

14 April 2019

Malak Marketplace’s stallholders for the 2019 season are super excited about starting up again on the 4th of May! With some exciting new vegan, vegetarian and gluten free offerings from our amazing food stalls, we will be focusing on quality and showcasing the best local and organic produce available from our own farmers. Some of... (read more)

Local Indigenous Arts & Crafts

16 October 2018

Proud as punch! These Indigenous ladies created this masterpiece last week. ? Learn about the different types of objects made from plant fibres – such as baskets for collecting food, knotting for everyday tools and nets for fishing. Maybe even purchase something for yourself. Caroline, Joy, Alice and Helen Guyula from Elcho Island collect their pandanus... (read more)

The Malak Marketplace Community

21 September 2018

We had a blast last weekend with the talented Manunda Terrace Primary School and Tara Academy Darwin performing! Also a big thank you to our local singers Dein Cantrill Music and Caleb Sandford! Pssttt.. Would you like your school to perform at Malak Marketplace? It’s open for anyone that can sing, dance, joke or perform!

Luke Hines @ Malak Marketplace

21 September 2018

It was an honour to welcome Australia’s clean-living expert, Luke Hines, to the Territory last month. For those 40 lucky attendees that made it to the exclusive cooking class, it was an intense hour of clever cooking, movement and lots of laughter! “It’s time to get our sexy on” was the main message from the... (read more)

Pasta Straws, exclusively made at Malak Marketplace

21 September 2018

It’s good news to hear that City of Darwin has decided to reduce its plastic waste by banning specific single use plastic items from all Council-run events and all market stalls held on Council land from January 2019. This means our future sets to be much greener and cleaner, hurray!   After the inspiring work of many... (read more)

Breastfeeding Welcome Here Lounge

21 September 2018

 We are very excited to be the Australian Breastfeeding Association‘s (ABA) newest Breastfeeding Welcome Here Venue!  Research shows that some mothers may feel uncomfortable breastfeeding in public, which may create a barrier for them to reach their breastfeeding goals. At Malak Marketpalce we have created a community in which mothers are welcomed and supported to feed... (read more)

Smart Carbs cooking class with Luke Hines!

14 August 2018

This Saturday Luke Hines will  be cooking up a storm and you’ll be tasting up a treat in this fun, interactive and most of all delicious cooking class at Malak Marketplace. Watch and learn as I showcase some delicious highlights from the book! You’ll also go home with a signed copy of Smart Carbs so you have the recipes and... (read more)

Lynton Tapp @ Malak Marketplace!

10 May 2018

Our second market for the year is tonight! There’s a lot to be excited about: ? Tourism NT will be filming at the Malak Marketplace this Saturday with Lynton Tapp at 4pm to showcase our beautiful food and entertainment, and also our strong position on clean and healthy living! ? Our entertainment throughout the night (from 5pm-9pm) is talented mettaphor, bringing... (read more)