What’s NEW This Week?
We welcome Doug and Blanche Narbey back this week with new season Shepard avocados – always so popular. Doug said that this season’s Shepards will only last until early May so Narbey’s will be absent until June so come and enjoy these while you can. They also have some amazingly large mangoes.
Kaye and David at Tweed River Pecans have harvested new season pecans. They are available in their shells now with processing underway. In May we will see supplies of their new season shelled pecans. Come and taste these at the Nudgel Nuts Stall this week.
AND Crabbes Creek Woodfired PIZZAS are back for the school holidays – come and enjoy your choice – Gunters Flammkuchen and/or Crabbes Creek – two very different styles of pizza!
Most of our stalls will be back with us this week at the soccer club car park again while the showgrounds continue to be cleaned up and dry out ready for our return on 19th.
This month we celebrate our 6th birthday and NEXT Week we will be letting our hair down with all sorts of extras. Follow us on Facebook to see daily posts of artisans coming and what they will bring, kiddies activities and more.
Congratulations to Duska and Rob from Spice Palace on the safe arrival of their new baby daughter. Rob will take two weeks off for some valuable family time. We look forward to his return on 26th April.
Missing from the market :
- Brunswick Seed Oysters will be absent until their water quality testing confirms that their oysters are safe following the extensive rain.
- Dosa Heaven are unable to attend this week.
- 11th Hour Coffee – Alistair was flood affected and won’t be back until May
- Spice Palace – 2 weeks off for family time with new bub.
- Marci Food – back next week with organic brekkies
Fortnightly, monthly stall changes:
Seasonal updates: Blueberry Fields returns in July or August weather depending.
*REMEMBER* ATM at the market!
We now have an ATM onsite for your shopping convenience.
Entertainment: Elena b Williams – Northern Rivers based singer whose career highlights include touring with well known band The Waifs in 2015. She has sung with Toni Childs for The Rebuild Nepal Con.
Weather: Generally sunny with the occasional cloud and the chance of light showers. Overnight temperatures will fall to around 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20’s.
Produce of the week (newest season produce is in bold):
- Cos lettuce
- Cucumbers (Lebanese)
- Dragon Fruit
- 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, Dragon Fruit, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kiwi fruit (organic), Lemons + Limes (incl organic), Lychees, Mangoes, Mandarin (organic), Oranges (organic), Passionfruit, Paw Paw, Pears, Plums, Rock melons, Sapotes, Strawberries, Watermelons.
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), Salami (Nimbin Valley Diary) periodically + lamb and chicken sourced within the broader market radius and locally caught fish – very seasonal.
Seafood – Locally harvested oysters by Noel Baggalay from his Brunswick and Tweed Rivers oyster farm. Seasonally caught local fish, prawns and other seafood as it becomes locally available.