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From the Research Facility
We are presenting coffee from all around the world through our roastery.
Currently we are serving a coffee from Carmo de Minas. This is a town and municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in the
Southeast region of Brazil. This region has established itself as one of Brazil’s
premier coffee growing regions; with a perfect confluence of altitude,
climate, and growers dedicated to quality, coffees from the area around the
tiny town of Carmo de Minas. Coffees in the region have consistently won
and/or placed in the Cup of Excellence competition.
The region is well-known for its mineral water springs, perfect combination of
latitude and altitude, mountainous terrain, well-defined seasons and fertile
Owner of the farm Mario Jose Barros J. De Carvalho works closely with Carmo
Coffees in Brazil to produce consistent high-quality coffee year in year out.
Cup characteristics include a clean, soft coffee with underlying cherry,
Held on holiday weekends throughout the year, in our sprawling café garden, these markets are a family affair with visitors able to enjoy The Grounds famous brunch and own-roasted coffee whilst exploring an abundance of fresh produce and wholesome goods sold direct from the source.
Catch live music performances, arts and craft activities and a petting zoo for the kids featuring our little four-legged star, Kevin Bacon.
Make a beeline for Italian providore Salt Meats Cheese for jamon and cheese and The Grounds own floral extraordinaire Florals by Silva.
We'll have our own delicious selection of hand-made treats including jams, hampers, fresh cut flowers, charcoal roast rolls, snow cones, homemade pastries and organic breads.
In addition to our large scale markets, every weekend The Grounds host's a smaller selection of market stalls
NEXT BIG MARKETS - MAY
When: Saturday 10 May, Sunday 11 May
When: 8am – 3pm
Where: The Grounds of Alexandria
When the sun’s shining, groups flock to The Grounds. We’re thrilled to welcome both old and new faces and we want to help make sure everyone has the best experience possible, so for Group Bookings:
Monday – Friday
We take limited breakfast and lunch bookings for groups of 6 or more.
Saturday - Sunday
Weekend group bookings fill up fast so be sure to book in advance to secure your spot. We take limited breakfast and lunch bookings for groups of 10 or more.
If you’d like to make a group booking, please get in early by calling us on +61 (2) 9699 2225 or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org