Management & Staff
Don Linke- Market Manager
Don has been the manager of the very successful St Kilda Veg Out Farmers Market for the last seven years and a member and advocate for the Community garden for even longer. Always passionate about growing cooking and eating the produce from his small backyeard veg patch, his latest passion is garlic. Don is very excited about the potential of Farmers Markets to change lives and help communities. The Farmers Market movement is a vibrant and inclusive and Don looks forward to helping it grow by delivering a great market at the Showgrounds.
Shirley Billing - Assistant Market Manager
Shirley is the manager of the popular Gasworks Farmers Market in Port Melbourne. She brings many years of event management experience to the position. Shirley is passionate about good food and bringing the message of the benefits of farm fresh produce and direct contact with Farmers to metropolitan Melbourne as way to promote food security and nutritional awareness.