What’s NEW this week?
- An omelette filled with local goodies- ask for this weeks fillings and served with Crabbes Creek woodfired – $14.
- Mayfields baked beans – slow cooked southern style served with toasted sourdough.
- Mexican pizza tortilla – (vegetarian and gluten free options available) $14.
- Scrambled eggs light and fluffy from happy hens $12.
Lots of optional extras available.
Mayfields also make and their own branded unique relishes, sauces and salsas.
Last week Chai Harem launched a sumptuous range of Super Food Smoothies and Breakfast Bowls. Featured this week is their Acai Berry Super Food Smoothie – full of vital and delicious ingredients including acai berries, blueberries, banana and almond milk. Greg says that this is an icy revitaliser for your day at the markets!
Tropical Flower Stall
We would love you to support Jony at his new Tropical Flower Stall at the market this week. Pick up some beautiful long stemmed heliconias to give your home a tropical summer Christmas ambience. They make beautiful gifts too.
Mt Warning Bakehouse (Deli Cafe) has increased their range of pies to include a new vegetarian pie.
With Christmas rapidly approaching don’t forget that on 2nd December you can do all your Christmas shopping at our combined Food and Culture Market . We will have all our usual great farm fresh food + nuts, oils and spices that are wonderful for a Xmas Hamper. So you can enjoy your morning we offer tasty eat-at-the-market food stalls. On this date ONLY we are offering you some extra special artisan and designer stalls to make your shopping simply more enjoyable and productive. Please see details about our artisan and designer stallholders below.
Supporting the community:
Back with their camphor laurel breadboards this week and every week throughout December. Such great gifts. I keep buying them for myself but find that I end up giving them away!!!
Coming Up ….
When: Saturday 28th November from 10am for a 10.30am start at the packing shed.
The program includes a short introduction to pecan growing by David. He will share insights into the process of pecan production, showing the machinery used. This is followed by a walk around their park like orchard for about 40 minutes.
Reserve this date in your calendar if you are curious about growing pecans and just love the idea of walking through a beautiful pecan orchard. More details on the market’s “What’s New” page.
Please RSVP to David and Kaye McNaught at firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Wednesday 2nd December
Follow us on Facebook to see photos of the exciting gifts that will be available. I will also profile some of these each week in this blog.
Here are just a few examples stalls that will be offering unique gift inspirations:
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.
Emu beads – in Michele’s words – glass art with a whole. Really though her beads are exquisite and I can’t wait to see her latest range. These are spectacular melted glass beads.
Greenbird Gallery – Olive and the Volcano Letterpressnotebooks – perfect for shopping lists, journals, scribbles, thoughts… plus Jo Jackson beads made mostly from upcycled beads; Samantha White’s A Happy Home designer crocheted homewares items. A range of Sam’s natural jute and cotton tubs, placemats and coasters
Cheryl Watson’s Gravity Accessories – denim bags with original vintage retro panels;
Samantha and Carol Boomsma with Homestead and Cos
Their food covers are handcrafted with natural and sustainable ingredients with an environmental conscience. They believe in a sustainable future and their products endeavor to be healthy for the earth and healthy for you and your family.
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.
Weather: Partly cloudy. There is a slight (20%) chance of a shower with overnight temperatures falling to around 19 rising to daytime temperatures between 30 to 35.
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).