Newcastle Weekly

Jess Eckford-Aguilera knows how to get things done.
As the founder of Newcastle Food and Flower Markets, the mother-of-three has barely stopped to smell the roses since her vision bloomed to life in 2017.


What to do on a weekend trip to Newcastle

It may be Australia’s second-oldest city, but Newcastle is one place that’s always on the move. Mike visited “Steel City” for the weekend — to explore what’s new in Newie — starting with a sightseeing tour with CoastXP Boat Tours.


Markets put Sandgate on the map

“We want to turn this area into something like South Melbourne Market. It’s a destination. That’s what we are creating.”


The Opening of the Newcastle Food and Flower Markets

Newcastle Flower Markets is excited to announce their expansion into the first combined indoor Food and Flower Markets in the Hunter region.


Newcastle in full bloom

It’s well-known around these parts that if you’re in the floristry business, you’re likely making frequent trips to Sydney to buy your blooms.

Well, the wait is over, Newcastle, with the city’s first wholesale flower market launching in late April


Newcastle gets first flower market

The city of Newcastle will be spoilt for choice once the Newcastle Flower Markets open at the end of March this year. A market of their own has been in high demand for both local Newcastle florists as well as those in the surrounding coastal and rural communities.


Blooming business at Newcastle Flower Market

The seed of an idea germinated during a visit to a local produce market will finally come into bloom this month with the launch of the Newcastle Flower Markets. Initially operating as a trade-only market two days each week, the venture will organically grow over time to include a third day of operation and include a designated time during which it will also be open to the public.