What’s GREAT This Week?
Spring is in the air so this week we are shining the spotlight on OLIVE OIL and OLIVES. Why! Because they have been missing for a couple of weeks but are BACK. And how could we dress a spring salad without the BEST olive oil?? If you haven’t yet discovered his locally grown and produced olive oil – this is IT ☺ Grumpy Grandmas extra virgin olive oil is simply the whole olive crushed and the fruit sediment is separated from the water and oil. The grower contracts this process to experts in the industry with the facilities to maximise oil production. The oil is simply fruit juice full of anti-oxidants! So very delicious! Pick up a bottle this week at Spice Palace.
Not only can you find the most amazingly fresh and varied spice mixes at Spice Palace but also
the most appetising dips, dukkahs, tapenades, satays and both green and red harissa. One of my spring favourites is their beetroot, almond and mint dip. Yummo!
Rob is looking after Tweed River Pecans and macadamia oil for Ian McRae while he is away so you can really stock up at Spice Palace this week.
Seasonal, Fortnightly or Absent Stallholder Changes this Week:
- Belles Kitchen BACK NEXT week.
- Coffee Australia is absent this week ONLY.
- Murwillumbah Community Men’s Shed BACK NEXT week
- Narbey’s Best Avocados returns in October with Lamb Hass.
- Nudgel Nuts – Ian is AWAY for the next 3 weeks having a well earned holiday travelling to interesting places so Spice Palace will carry pec
ans and maca oil and spread out a little for the next few weeks. Thanks Rob for helping out.
- Tallogum Raspberries – sometime in November is their expected return date.
- Tweed Palliative Support is back this week.
Indigenous Literacy day
Deirdre Currie – a local Indigenous Elder will be coming to the kiddies space at this week’s market to share children’s stories for Indigenous Literacy Day. We are so lucky 🙂
*REMEMBER* ATM at the market!
We now have an ATM onsite for your shopping convenience.
Entertainment: Jesse Morris
Weather: A beautiful sunny day celebrating the arrival of spring. Overnight temperatures will fall to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures will climb to the low to mid 20s.
Produce of the week (newest season produce is in bold):
- Bok Choy
- Lettuce and lots of leafy greens
- Potatoes (various)
- Sweet potatoes
Seasonal Produce List Updated:
Beans (+organic), Beetroot (+organic), Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Chard (organic), Chilli, Cucumber (+organic), Corn (+organic), Eggplant (+organic), Garlic (+organic), Herbs (basil + organic basil, coriander, fennel, ginger, rocket, turmeric and more), Kale (+organic), Lettuce (cos organic), Fancy Lettuce and mixed salad greens, Micro greens (+ wide variety of organic such as alfalfa, barley greens, sunflower, broccoli, chick pea), Peas incl snow peas (+organic), Mizuna, Onion (+organic), Mushrooms, Pak Choi (organic), Potato (Sebago) , Potatoes (kipfler ++), Pumpkin (+organic), Salad Mix, Silver Beet, Sprouts (+organic), Spinach (+organic), Sweet Potato (+organic), Tatsoi (organic), Swedes, Tomatoes (+organic), Taro, Turnip, Watercress, Zucchini (+organic).
Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Bananas (Cavendish, Lady Fingers (organic also), Black muscat grapes, Blueberries, Carambola (star fruit), Custard apples, Drago
n Fruit, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kiwi fruit (organic), Lemons + Limes (incl organic), Lychees, Mangoes, Mandarin (organic), Oranges (organic), Passionfruit, Paw Paw, Pears, Plums, Raspberries, Rock melons, Sapotes, Strawberries, Watermelons.
Flowers – Gerberas, Lisianthus, Roses, Tropical flowers – currently sassy heliconias.
Eggs – including organic
Nuts – Pecan nuts and macadamia nuts, nut oils, butters and choc coated nuts
Dairy – Cows milk, cheeses and yoghurt, kefir, cultured butter ++ Goats milk and soft cheeses, kefir
Honey – Raw unprocessed Caldera honey, creamed honey and creamed honey with cinnamon! And bees wax candles.
Rice and Breads – A variety of artisan sour dough breads baked with a diversity of organic flours (including spelt and rye) and many flavours that use local market products including macadamia nut bread!
Mushrooms – Gourmet mushrooms – king oysters, white oysters, pink oysters, blue oysters, shiitake and Shimeji available at Wollumbin Gourmet Mushrooms and button mushrooms at Mountain View Eggs.
Meat – Beef, pork and goat (All Natural Meat Company produced), Sala
mi (Nimbin Valley Diary) periodically + lamb and chicken sourced within the broader market radius and locally caught fish – very seasonal.
Seafood – Locally harvested fish locally wood smoked by The Bay Smokehouse plus smoked fish rillettes (like a fish pate).