Pecans, new farm stall, pop ups AND 7th birthday celebration.

What’s GREAT at the Market this Week?

Hip hip HOORAY! It’s our 7TH BIRTHDAY so this week we are bringing you a NEW farm stall plus additional pop up stalls and FREE children’s craft activities plus a big birthday cake to celebrate this milestone!

Also we are thrilled to have new season pecans returning.

This week Tweed River Pecans delivers possibly the freshest pecan nuts

in the world to the market! On the trees last week; picked, dried and cracked for you this Wednesday! Spice Palace will have these nuts for you at this great early season value at $17 kg for easy to peel nuts – because they have been cracked for you to peel at home.There are also packe

ts of whole nuts in their shell.

The full range of kernel packs will be available from 25th April.

We welcome NEW stall holders – Ashlee and Matthew from Barefoot F

 

arm. They are adding to our pecan range with their HACCP certified pecans grown on their farm at Eltham. Being friends of Kaye and David’s at Tweed River Pecans they are happy to complement

what TRPecans offer by bringing their value added range that includes chocolate coated pecans, maple roasted pecans, pecan dukkah, Texan BBQ pecans and gluten free treats such as pecan

pie and pecan brownies. They also have pecan based ORGANIC granola and muesli.

Crabbes Creek Woodfired PIZZAS Jon and Gina and their children add PIZZAS to their stall for the school holiday markets – in their usual spot.

POP UP STALLS to celebrate our 7th birthday:

  • Homestead and Co – Sam and Carol are returning with their popular organic bees wax wraps andbees wax bodybalms and boot balm.
  • Mad Mountain Farm – from their Tomewin based organic permaculture farm Lyn and her family:

?grow unusual seedlings such as hyssop, yarrow and other flowering species plus perennials such as gingers, lemongrass, aloe vera, hibiscus, and comfrey. And fruit trees such as paw paw, papaya and tamarillo.

?make a host of unusual value added products including sriracha, chimichurri, paw paw and passionfruit jam, tamarillo jam and a variety of chilli sauces, relishes and pickled chillies, cucumbers etc. All jams, sauces and pickles are made from products grown on their property. Taste testers available.

?Medicinal herbal teas all made from organic produce that is germinated, planted, grown, harvested and packaged by hand on their farm.

  • Colours and Words – Artist and story writer Chris Degenhardt brings his cards, prints and novels. Much of his art work depicts elements of the Tweed Valley flora and fauna and his stories are unique!
  • Tropical Delights with their wonderful tropical fruit trees and flowers.
  • Murwillumbah Mens’ Shed back this week for our celebration.

Back this week is:

  • The Cupboard Above the Kettle who unfortunately had to drop out at the last minute last week due to illness but Al and Jenny are back this week.

Absent this week are:

  • Narbey’s Best Avocados – sadly Doug and Blanche are unable to attend the market this week due to road works that have closed their road.
  • Nudgel Nuts – back from France and ready for the market NEXT week.
  • Belles Kitchen is ABSENT returning in May.

Seasonal produce forecast return dates: Blueberry Fields will be back late May or early June.

FREE – Children’s craft activities – EARTH EXPLORERS bring your children along to create animals and insects from “fabric & bits” animals and to colour in insects vital butterflies, bees and water dragons. Meet some of our crafty critters and find out fascinating facts about their world. Also Bubble Blowing for a bit of fun.

  • Time: 9 – 11 am

With thanks to:

  • MAT 18
  • Earth Learning members Adrienne Weber, Angel Fideles, Susan Riley Dignan AND
  • The Family Centre

Weather: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Temperatures will range from about 17 degrees to the low to mid 20s.

*REMEMBER* ATM at the market!
We have an ATM onsite for your shopping convenience.

Entertainment: Sticky Rock Duo

Produce of the week (newest season produce is in bold):

  • APPLES – new season Royal Galas, Delicious and GRANNY SMITHS
  • Avocados – Shepards and Fuertes
  • BANANAS
  • Beans
  • Capsicum
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Dragon Fruit
  • Lettuce
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Passionfruit
  • Pecan nuts
  • Paw Paw
  • Pears
  • Raspberries
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis

Seasonal Produce List Updated:

Vegetables

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).

Fruit

Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Bananas (Cavendish, Lady Fingers (organic also), Black muscat grapes, Blueberries, Carambola (star fruit), Custard apples, Dragon 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 – sassy heliconias.

Eggs – including organic

Nuts – Pecan nuts and macadamia nuts, nut oils, butters and choc coated nuts

DairyCows 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 BreadsA 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), Salami (Nimbin Valley Diary) periodically + lamb and chicken sourced within the broader market radius and locally caught fish – very seasonal.

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