Stallholders on Scale

More school holiday activities
On Wednesday 24, young shoppers to the market are invited to plant their own Farmer’s Choice Organic seedlings to take home. Soil and plant-able cups will be provided. Food is never more appreciated by young eaters when
you plant it, nurture it and watch it grow. This is a free activity for all children, hosted by ‘In the Shed with Greg.’

Plus, remember the apple slinky – that funny gadget that cores, peels and slices an apple into a spiral of deliciousness? Well, this week at the market, kids can delight in a freshly harvested apple slinky. Yum!

Stallholders on Scale
The market stallholders were recently audited by the National Measurement Institute. They tested every weighing scale and checked the weights of jars and containers of goods to ensure consumers were getting what they paid for. Good news…every stallholder measured up!

Dragon Fruit – on sale this week
Now is the time to sink your teeth into the succulent fleshy softness of this amazingly nutritious fruit. According to Lets Go Healthy blogspot, dragon fruit are low in calories, contain no cholesterol, are high in omega 3 and
omega 6 fatty acids, rich in vitamin C, and contain vitamins B1, B2 and B3. They are also packed with minerals such as calcium and phosphorus and contain phytoalbumins, which have antioxidant properties that help prevent
the formation of cancer cells. In addition, dragon fruits are also known to increase the excretion of heavy metal toxins from the body. And they on special this week for $7.99kg – much better and cheaper than supplements!
See you at the market – every Wednesday – 7am until 11am (rain or shine) at Murwillumbah Showgrounds via the Harry Williams Gate.

Lisa Flower – Acting Market Manager

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