Buying Certified Organic food in North East Melbourne


If you want to eat food that was locally grown or made, you have lots of choices. If you want to eat Certified Organic food, you again have lots of choices. But if you want to eat food that is both local and Certified Organic then, at least in North East Melbourne, your choices are very limited. In this context, this article essentially provides a number of lists organised under the following headings:

Local Certified Organic food producers

I am aware of only 5 Certified Organic food producers in North East Melbourne, namely:

Local sources of non-local Certified Organic produce


There are lots of shops around North East Melbourne which sell Certified Organic produce. For example, within 10Km of Eltham, there are 4 such: Dynamic Vegies (Eltham); The Natural Food Market (Montmorency); Organic Fix (Eltham); and Yarra Organics (Templestowe).

Perhaps the most well known shop is Terra Madre (Northcote) – a truly wonderful shop.

Farmers’ markets

Most farmers’ markets will have a number of Certified Organic stallholders.

Of particular note are those stalls which sell a full range of vegetables. These include:

Home delivery

Finally, there are a number of local organisations who will deliver Certified Organic produce to your home, including:

Click here to see which if these will deliver to your suburb/postcode.

Not certified but …

Certified Organic ingredients

A few of the producers in the Local Food Directory say that basically all the ingredients in their products are Certified Organic:


  3 Responses to “Buying Certified Organic food in North East Melbourne”

  1. Thank you for supporting our local business, Guy.

    From the team at Organic Fix, Eltham.

    • Thank you, Lynn-eva. And thanks for bringing Certified Organic produce to Eltham. And thanks for stocking the dried mangoes!

  2. What a helpful & comprehensive list.
    I like the ref. to Terre Madre!
    Thank you, Guy.

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