New season Apricots + Artisans

What’s NEW at the Market this Week

We know Christmas is just around the corner when stone fruit arrives at the market. And this week we are very excited that the first APRICOTS 👏😋🌈 grown at the Costanzo family farm arrive at the market. They have a very short season so enjoy them while you can.

The Herbal Gardener

Beginning in 2006, Lise Racine, the founder and creator of this very popular skin care range sought to formulate natural skincare for her four daughters. Combining organic cultivation and medicinal herbs she created a natural skin care range at her farm in the hinterland of Tallebudgera. Here Lise grows her calendular crop that is harvested at the perfect time for her to extract its vibrant rich oil. She infuses this into certified Australian organic olive oil and then incorporates it into all of her products. Calendula is a specialist of the skin, working in harmony with you to repair and renew the skin. It is renowned for its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Caribbean Sorbet joins us for the first time tomorrow. Léa and Matéo are a young couple from Reunion Island in the Caribbean. They will be making their sorbet on the spot – right in front of you – using a traditional sorbet making machine. Matéo has 5 years experience at markets in Reunion Island making sorbet on the spot every day/night. Their two main sorbets are coconut sorbet and mango sorbet. And as seasonal fruit arrives they will also make other exotic flavours such as soursop, passion fruit, guava and more. Their coconut sorbet is served with a sprinkling of lime zest making it extra refreshing. It will be a perfect day to enjoy a sorbet.😋

 

 What’s GREAT at the Market this Week?

Our Artisan Pop-Ups are back again.

This week all our beautiful artisans that you enjoyed last week return along with the Murwillumbah Community Men’s Shed and the CWA.

Please share this post about our artisan pop ups with your friends and family so they don’t miss out on this unique opportunity. They offer such a beautiful range to select from knowing that when you support a local artisan or grower an actual person does a happy dance 👏👏😂💜

See the photos below for inspiration.

AND  check out below our fortnightly stalls that are back this week. 

 

BACK  this week:

  • Belle’s Kitchen
  • Loki’s Chai cart
  • Doggie-licious treats

ABSENT this week:

  • Mad Mountain Farm
  • Tusta’s Heart and Halo  with his frozen vegan meals in a pack PLUS his turmeric chai for real spicy chai lovers.
Glass beads carefully and creatively made by local artisan Michele Bevis under her label Emu Beads
Cheryl Watson designs and creates denim bags with original vintage retro panels; fabric wallets for your sunnies or phone, fabulous fabric hats; cotton retro style scarves and head bands; fabric earrings and beautiful dresses for littlies
Lelayna Art specialises in ink and mixed media art as well as resin work
Chris Deggs produces books as well as paintings. See him at work this week.
Renee Jefferies whimsical take on life shines through her ceramic creations. Renee Jeffery Ceramics has something for everyone from a colourful teapot to teacups and saucers, keep cups for coffee lovers.
The CWA has amazing traditional Christmas puddings, cakes and so much more.
The Murwillumbah Community Mens' Shed has ventured into new and exciting timber objects including tables!
Lelayna Art specialises in ink and mixed media art as well as resin work
More Renee Jefferies whimsy
More of Emu Beads

Christmas Orders:

Don’t forget to place your orders this week with Lee at All Natural Meat Co – pork for roasting or a leg of lamb for a truly Aussie  Christmas. If it is ham you are after – ham – on the bone, or sliced and whatever it is you want please let Lee know tis week. h

Entertainment:  Leigh James

 

Weather: The market will commence at a balmy 20 degrees before creeping up to possibly the mid 30’s and there is a good chance of more thunder storms during the afternoon.

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

  • APRICOTS
  • Bananas
  • Beans
  • Beetroot
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • CORN
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflowers
  • Capsicum
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Onions and shallots
  • Paw paw and Papaya
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
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