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Eco Markets

Save the date for the next Eco Markets at IndigiScapes

Saturday 7 September 2024, 8.00am to 12.00 midday 

Threatened Species Day 

Native plant stall


Enjoy open-air eco-friendly markets in the beautiful native botanic garden surrounds at IndigiScapes!

Spend the morning wandering through the Botanic Garden market lane to explore the range of unique exhibitors, sustainable products and fresh artisan produce available from our creative market community and learn more about how you can make a difference to our natural world on this day marking Threatened species of flora and fauna.

IndigiScapes Native Community Nursery will be open from 8.00am for all your native plant needs and advice.

Meet Ranger Stacey who will welcome you under the shade of the trees as you settle in to enjoy family entertainment on the outdoor stage by Brisbane based songwriters, The Little Wattlebird Band, performing nature inspired folk-pop melodies.

Browse our popular Suitcase Rummage where you can rescue a pre-loved item from ending up in landfill and doing your bit to help the environment.

Enjoy Free Family activities and education with The Urban Bee Co where you can see European honeybees, Native Stingless and Solitary bees.  Take a look inside a native bee hive and learn about how beeswax and propolis is made, along with its function in the hive and the different roles bees play within the hive over their lifetime.  Taste honey and even press your own into a jar to take home.

Experience Wild Weaving, learning simple techniques suitable for the beginner to intermediate weaver to decorate a TeePee structure within our Botanic gardens, with windows, a doorway and decorative elements, using invasive weed vine.  

Children young and old love Fairy Raine's face painting creations featuring beautiful native flora and fauna designs.

Grab a coffee or a bite to eat at the IndigiCafé or try the fantastic fare from the food vans or sausage sizzle while children are engaged in free eco-friendly nature activities and outdoor play.

Engage with and learn about the work of Environmental and Community organisations and Council's Environment Education team.

You will be inspired by the range of local stalls with eco-friendly products, native plants and artisan produce available within our creative market community.

A great selection of local food will be available from the IndigiCafe, fresh produce stalls, food and coffee vans, as well as Redland's Revue Sausage Sizzle fundraiser, to help keep the hunger pangs at bay throughout the day.

There is so much to see and do at our family friendly markets.

Save the date and see you there!

Dogs at IndigiScapes
We love meeting your furry friends at IndigiScapes. However, we kindly request that dogs do not accompany their owners into the Botanic Gardens at any time, including our Eco Market events. You are welcome to enjoy a leisurely walk on our designated walking tracks, with your dog on a lead.

Event parking at:

  • Nursery entry at 15 Runnymede Road, Capalaba
  • Park at Lyndon Road and Korowal Street, Capalaba where you can take a short stroll through the bush track to the native botanic gardens.

Alternatively, travel by public transport via bus route 264, 270, stopping near IndigiScapes on Redland Bay Road, Capalaba.

Register your interest
Register on Eventbrite and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates or sign up to our eNewsletter for all the latest information.

Never miss an Eco Market in 2024

  • Saturday 7 September 2024 (8am to 12 midday)
  • Saturday 7 December 2024 (8am to 12 midday)


Eco Market Stallholder

Would you like to become a stallholder?

To apply to be a stallholder at future markets, please complete and return the Market Stallholder Application and we will contact you when space becomes available.

Please note: Stallholder fees apply and Public Liability Certificate of Currency ($20,000,000) is essential. 

If you are an artists or performers and would like to be part of this market or other events offered here at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre please email our Event Coordinator


Who will you find at the markets?  

The full list of participating Environment and Community Organisations and Stallholders will be updated shortly.

Environment and Community Organisations | Eco Exhibitors

Bat Conservation and Rescue Qld is a registered not-for-profit volunteer organization that strives to help people understand the importance of all bat species, to provide a prompt and humane rescue service, to raise orphans and to rehabilitate injured bats before returning them to the wild. BCRQ offers this free 24/7 community service all year round including public holidays.

Visit members of Bayside Beekeepers who have lots of experience with keeping bees and are eager to help you get started and solve any problems you may be having.

The amazing team of volunteers from Boomerang Bags Redland City are talented makers with a passion for sustainable creation. They have a range of products created from unwanted fabric and textiles. Champions of the circular economy their work keeps textiles out of landfill. You will find everything from shopping bags to eco cleaning cloths and beautifully covered books, eco-on-the-go cutlery sets, bag sewing kits and more.  

Oakland Street Community Gardens is your local community garden. They bring potted plants to purchase, herbs and vegetable seedlings, plus sustainable and fun gardening ideas.

National Wattle Day, inspired by Australia’s national floral emblem, is celebrated on the first day of spring and is a unifying celebration as symbolised by the beauty, abundance, diversity and resilience of the wattle.  Wattles are legumes and enrich the soil with nitrogen, just as Australian citizens, many of whom were born in countries around the world, enrich our culture. Learn more with the Wattle Day Association.

Fresh Artisan Produce

Unique handmade bottled preserves made from Australian ingredients including; chilli sauces, pasta sauces, chutneys, relishes, salsas, pickles, jams, marmalades and dessert sauces with a focus on local seasonal and native ingredients. Made without any added thickeners, artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and packaged using reusuable jars, plastic free, biodegradable and compostable labels.

Natural Neddy have a range of coconut butters. Coconut Peanut Butter, Choc Coconut Peanut Butter, Salted Choc Coconut Peanut Butter Crunchy Topper and Chai Cashew Coconut Butter.

Incredibly delicious sweet treat bliss ball mixes (vegan, gluten-free, preservative free) and dehydrated fruit to dress up your cocktails, add colour to grazing boards, as well as making a beautiful table centrepiece inside glassware.

A family owned artisan craft distillery right here on Redlands Coast! Redlands Coast Distillery is the first legal distiller in Redland City and offer a signature dry gin that is full flavoured and refreshing, centered around the bold herbal and piney flavours of juniper, citrus notes from cirander seed and sweet orange peel all enchanced by the sweet flavours of organic liquorice roots

Dave and Shahn from Ruby Creek Mushrooms are your local mushroom farmers on the Redlands Coast. They bring gourmet goodness to all with their range of 'Mushroom Exotica and Medicinals'.

Artisan market stalls

Quirky hand painted rocks individually created by the talented Alan Spears who found a unique way to recycle rubble as original works of art.  Alan captures a variety of flora, fauna, local scenery and more. 

Bugs and Beads create unique insect and fungi inspired 'pets' and products, including greeting cards made of recycled paper, insect journals, colouring books, tea towels, jewellery and more, packaged sustainably in decorative burlap bags or cardboard boxes.

Local ceramicist Carys Martin is committed to making beautiful handmade ceramic pieces that are all unique and made with love. Each piece will bring you joy! 

Working with Vintage fabrics, recycled textiles, remnants, hand printed textiles and offcuts/scrap fabrics, Donna makes cushions in various sizes, embellished with modern and vintage trims. Kids and adult aprons, Spectical/glasses cases/pouches recycled cutlery pouch's and book marks. Cushion inserts are made from recycled PET plastic bottles.

Designed and created on our Redlands Coast, beautiful artisan soap made using the cold processed method, soy wax candles and melts, room mists and reed diffusers.

Pop in and visit Tanya from Frog In A Teacup. She has a passion for simple, sustainable living and can help you reduce your single use plastic with her handmade eco-friendly beeswax wraps. 

Children love the freedom to move around  messy play stations, using all of their senses while investigating, exploring, creating, observing.  Experience all the fun of Gumtreekids messy mud play station and stall.

Jewellery and accessories made from upcycled materials, and natural materials that can be reused, recycled or composted. Jewellery includes vintage beads, buttons and crystals reclaimed from charity shops and Reverse Garbage, crochet cotton and vintage fabrics. Brooches, earrings, necklaces. 

LTS Botanical is a handcrafted small business focused on creating a sensory experience through home and body products, using locally sourced plant-based ingredients.

Merry Go Round Toys offer sustainable, eco friendly quality pre-loved toys in a socially responsible manner.  All items are thoroughly quality checked prior to sanitisation (no nasty chemicals EVER) before being photographed and placed on our website and taken to markets. 

Locally make from sustainably sourced timber, Naturally Wood Australia wooden educational resources such as alphabet tracing boards, number counting boards, number trace boards and a wide range of wooden sensory trays are perfect for fine motor skills and creative play.

Good riddance natural insect repellent, lotions, candles and oil bite relief. Natural and made from sustainable sources in recycled or biodegradable packaging.  Naturals to you proudly donate a percentage of profit to the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

Come and wonder at Pam's creations. One of a kind handmade jewellery using natural gemstones, Swarovski crystals, lampwork beads, oyster shell and freshwater pearls all created using non allergenic sterling silver and stainless steel fittings.

Crochet cactus/plants, wallhangings, accessories and unique gifts.

Ploys accessories are made from punctured pool inflatables, repurposed into practical water resistant products with the aim to reuse and reduce plastic waste of PVC, a product that is not recyclable through any other means. 

Tracey from Pockets by TM makes simple household and personal accessories such as tote bags, gift bags, coasters, bookmarks and a host of practical items that feature bright, bold colours and prints alongside old fashioned classics. 

Centreing on the ethos of creative sustainability, Send on Upcycling specialises in repurposing rock climbing gear into new products. Ropes and harnesses generally have a maximum lifespan of 10 years, after which they become waste materials. By taking this gear in, stripping it down, and creating awesome new items, these fantastic materials are diverted from landfill. 

Custom hand painted wearable art, eco friendly cotton and jute totes and terracotta pots by Brisbane based artist Sharma Deanne Design

Meet Kylie and Matt from Smyle Designs. Their mission is to help you keep your outfits cute and the planet happy! They make colourful, eco-friendly jewellery using their own artwork and recycled plastics.

Henna Body Art and henna related products, including hand sewn scarves, art and balms.

Angela from Sweet Bees 'n' Things is passionate about our environment, living sustainably and encouraging others to introduce ecofriendly habits at home.  Angela makes beeswax wraps, sleeves and snack pouches, beehive candles, tea lights and lip balms from her home base in Mt Cotton.

Brighten up your home and garden with these colourful, handmade mosaic art pieces, using recycled crockery and other treasures.

Upcycled cracked or chipped Vintage China is used to create beautiful unique pieces of jewellery displayed alongside the individual pieces origins showing first hand the item given a much loved new use.  Displays are also repurposed from dressing table mirrors, vintage briefcases and bottles. Packaging is also created from vintage sheet music turned into little bags.

Second hand Scientific reference books.

You will need time to browse the wide range of fair trade and ethically sourced goods including organic T.Shirts, hats, socks,  under garments and accessories. Packaged consumables including fairtrade ground coffee, beans, loose leaf tea, organic drinking chocolate and bars including vegan and GF confectionary, native Austalian jams and sauces, herbs and spices. Eco themed books, cook books, terracotta lanterns and planters, stationery and Christmas decorations and  a range of personal wellbeing items.  Wombat Brain believe the way we shop and select products can make a real difference for people and the planet.

Pop up food vans

We are a coffee trailer ready to party!  Our unique compact pod will stand out of the crowd as it represents the culture of our brand; a surf relaxed lifestyle paying tribute to the classic car era!

Did you say donuts?  Hot, fresh, decadent, GF Vegan donuts that taste delicious!

Fresh hot potatoes on a stick!  Who doesn't love these?

We are a mobile coffee van that is an extension of our lovely cafe, based in Redland Bay. Premium locally owned & roasted coffee. Our highly profesional team pride themselves in delivering excellent customer service and coffee, hot drinks, and cold beverages.