What an amazing covering of snow the recent weather has delivered to surrounding mountain ranges. Our local ski field is in for a good start to the season. Winter sports fans will be very happy about the trade-off between the recent rainstorms and snow too. Exciting times, as we expect travelers and snow seekers to visit the market as they pass through on their way to and from the slopes.
Rain or shine, veggies keep growing, cheese makers keep making cheese, and the market keeps going too. We are open right through the winter months. We couldn’t think of anything better than to connect you with locally grown and made produce and products, week after week.
The Nutt Ranch is back this Sunday, now coming alternate weeks. Drop the BEET will be back too, as is Rood Foods.. Traditional Preserves take a short break.
Feast takes a break, but Pedro, Boom Chef, Long Acre Farm, and the Swiss Butcher will be at the market with brunch made from local produce.
Come for a browse to see what you can find from the farm gate for your lunch and dinner plate at the market this weekend.
We are back on Instagram
Masks are no longer compulsory, but with Omicron still making the circles in our community, you are encouraged to wear one.
We’re open every Sunday, come rain or shine.
See you once gates open, from 8.45am.
From our stallholders
Pedro will have for a limited time Papple Empanadas cooked with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg with walnuts (papple is a cross of apple and pear).
FRUT4U Lowes Orchard
You can get the same delicious apples, pears and kiwifruit every week from team Lowe at the Marlborough Farmer’s Market!
Last week an elderly gentleman stopped at my stall and asked me “May I have one Kiwi to taste?” When I told him that was my business name he said, “but you say Homemade Kiwi, I want to taste Kiwi” I don’t know what country he was from, certainly not NZ.
I finally convinced him that we don’t eat Kiwis and with a twinkle in his eye he walked away saying “see you again Mrs Kiwi”.
What we do have to taste this week is our fabulous “Super Soup”.
Made from the leaves and stems of the Cauliflower, so full of flavour and vitamins….LOVE YOUR VEGGIES, LOVE YOUR BODY.
See you at the market, Alys
The Heritage Bakery
We will have soft pretzels as well as the usual suspects this Sunday.
Sharp As Tooltip
A recent job I had for a commercial client was this slicer. It needed some maintenance and sharpening. It’s easy to forget with your kitchen implements like this and food processors that the blades do need sharpening. The edge of this blade was very rounded before sharpening, making it hard going. If you have any implements, tools, utensils that need sharpening come and see me at the market.
Make a frittata for weekend breakfast or lunch. There’s no better eggs than Koromiko’s Free Range eggs. Cranky Goat, Field Fresh, Golden Mile Produce, Long Acre Farm and Spudz n Greens are some of the producers that can help you with cheese toppings, veggies and free range bacon.
mā te wā.
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