Passionfruit one of the classic flavours of summer – are back! Clothiers Creek Fresh Produce have their new season passionfruit at the market this week. Who can resist the fragrance of a freshly cut passionfruit?
While most are native to the South and Central American tropics, Brazil, Mexico, and the West Indies there are species which are native to Australia.
Jumping Red Ant will have them soon.
Enjoy passionfruit with a spoon or as a topping for yogurt, fruit salad, on cheesecakes, meringues, ice creams, passionfruit icing or in so many other ways. They are also wonderful in a cool summer chia pudding!
Late update: APRICOTS are at the market this week. Yeah!
Food AND Culture Market is on this week with eight exciting designer and artisan stallholders
THIS WEEK _ Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market Cooks for You!
Chef Thomas Pirker, Mavis’s Kitchen, Chef Aaron Wilkinson, The Balcony Restaurant and Chef Jean Martinez, Artisan Wholefoods will prepare entrees, mains and desserts using fresh local produce direct from our farmers. Six lucky market patrons will have the opportunity to be guests at our decorated tables to sample 1 course each
Designer & Artisan Market – Food and Culture – Creating Connections
When: All morning
Some photos from our stallholders to help you plan your gift purchases:
- Emu beads – in Michele’s makes these exquisite and exclusive, spectacular glass beads – many are nature themed. Buy ready made jewellery or create your own by selecting the beads you want.
- Greenbird Gallery – Olive and the Volcano Letterpress notebooks – perfect for shopping lists, journals, scribblers, … plus Jo Jackson beads made mostly from upcycled beads; Samantha White’s A Happy Home designer crocheted homewares – natural jute and cotton tubs, placemats and coasters – to bring that earthy authentic look to you decor. A range of Sam’s
- Gravity Accessories – by Cheryl Watson who created denim bags with original vintage retro panels; cotton fabric hats; cotton retro style scarves; cotton fabric earrings and cushions for her Bay Street Collective. Cheryl will also bring along
- Japanese inspired collages, paintings and photos on timber or canvas for wearable and home deco artworks by Mon Manabu.
Juliette Wehling Wrathal – Artist, painter and jeweller . In her art practice and life Juliette’s work is a juxtaposition of materials and creative craftsmanship – soldered, bent and woven. It is an eclectic mix of vine wreaths, drawings and paintings; upcycled clothes and hand made raw chocolates. She will also have tagged elkhorns and staghorns and fossicked rocks to inspire.
- The Herbal Gardener – Lise Racine offers natural, herbal skin care products that are hand-made on the farm and contain pure calendula oil 100% certifies organic.
- Anaya Carroll has written and published four books for children from age 7 to preteens – with help from Balboa Press. The series is called ‘Conversations with My Soul Self’.The books promote emotional resilience and encourage healthy self-esteem and coping skills. The stories cover topics such as bullying, emotional meltdowns, blended families, domestic violence, the death of a loved family member, anxiety, managing energies and much more.
- + Chris Degenharht – an artist and story writer is sharing a stall with Anaya. Over the years Chris has worked in diverse styles: pointillism, fractal abstract, stereoscopic imagery. Chris is bringing cards and prints most of my work depicts elements of the Tweed valley flora and fauna. Chris is well known around the local market scene having supported it for 12 years.
Weather Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. There is a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southerly 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Temperatures range from low 20’s reaching around 30.
Produce of the week (newest season produce is in bold):
- Cos lettuce
- Cucumbers (Lebanese)
- Fancy lettuce
- Leafy greens – lots of varieties including herbs, kale, swiss chard and many more.
- Potatoes (various)
- Red Papaya
- Sweet potatoes
Seasonal Produce List Updated:
Beans (+organic), Beetroot (+organic), Broccoli, Cabbage, 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 Corn, Sweet Potato (+organic), Tatsoi (organic) Swedes, Tomatoes (+organic), Taro, Watercress, Wheat grass, Zucchini (+organic).
Apples, Avocados, Bananas (Cavendish, Lady Fingers (organic also) and Little Gem), Blueberries, Carambola (star fruit), Custard apples, Dragon Fruit, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kiwi fruit (organic), Lemons + Limes (incl organic), Mangoes, Mandarin (organic), Oranges (organic), Passionfruit, Paw Paw, Pears, Rock melons, Strawberries, Watermelons.
Gerberas, Lisianthus, Roses, Tropical flowers – currently red and yellow heliconias.
Eggs – including organic
Pecan nuts and macadamia nuts, nut oils, butters and choc coated nuts
Cows milk, cheeses and yoghurt, kefir, cultured butter ++
Goats milk and soft cheeses, kefir
Raw unprocessed 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 range of organic flours (including spelt and rye) and flavours that use local market products including macadamia nut bread!
Beef, lamb and pork (All Natural Meat Company) and goat, Salami (Nimbin Valley Diary) periodically. + lamb and chicken sourced within the broader market radius and locally caught fish 9very seasonal).