Spotlight is on red capsicum + recipe + strawberries

What’s GREAT at the Market this Week?

There is nothing like the taste of locally grown capsicum and right now they are bursting with flavour! Delicious in salads and delightful roasted or charred, stuffed or stir

fried there are so much ways to enjoy this sweet yet savoury vegetable! How about a marinated roasted bruschetta or a spicy roasted capsicum hummus?

Strips of capsicum add colour and flavour to stir fried beans, cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli.

Here is a recipe for stuffed capsicum

Strawberries have arrived – Hayden and Steve from Rainbow Fruit Flats have been busy nurturing these fussy little berries to their present deliciousness so try some this week.

 

 

CHANGES + Seasonal produce

BACK during August: Barefoot Farm has returned with their addictive choc coated pecans, Texan and Maple Syrup roasted packets too as well as their delicious gluten free pecan pie and so much more. and

bloom Edible Flowers and The Native Collection is now a monthly pop up stall in the first week of each month.

BACK during August: Barefoot Farm has returned with their addictive choc coated pecans, Texan and Maple Syrup roasted packets too as well as their delicious gluten free pecan pie, muesli packs and so much more.

Absent this week:

  • Nourished Live Foods has had a change of plans – Jess and Jan will be back on 15th August.
  • bloom Edible Flowers and The Native Collection are now a pop up stall so will attend the market the first week of every month.

Blueberry Fields will be back later this month. Otto’s latest update is that they still are short on supplies and have very few buckets and as most of us love their buckets we can wait a little longer and build our anticipation.

Weather: Another perfect sunny “winter’s” day with temperatures ranging from 7 to the low 20 degrees

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

Entertainment: Atmospheric with Russell Kereama (base player from Broadfoot) and a sitar player and drummer.

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

  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Beans
  • Beetroot
  • Blueberries (at Tallogum Raspberries and Blueberry Fields to from mid to late August Blueberry Fields)
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflowers
  • Capsicum
  • Citrus
  • Fennel
  • Lettuce
  • Pumpkins
  • Peas
  • Radish
  • Raspberries
  • Snow Peas
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis

Seasonal Produce List Updated:

Vegetables

Beans (+organic), Beetroot (+organic), Bok Choy, (+organic) Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Capsicum (+organic), Cauliflower, Chard (organic), Chilli (+organic), Cucumber (

+organic), Corn, Eggplant (+organic), Fennel, Garlic (+organic), Herbs (+ organic basil, coriander, fennel, ginger, rocket, turmeric and more), Kale (+organic), Lettuce (cos organ

ic), Fancy Lettuce and mixed salad greens, Micro greens (+ wide variety of organic such as alfalfa, barley greens, sunflower, broccoli, chick pea, radish and pea srouts), 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), + Egyptian spinach, 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

Dairy – Cows milk, cheeses and yoghurt, kefir, cultured butter ++ Goats milk and softcheeses, kefir AND award winning St Billie goats cheese.

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.

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