Our thoughts are with all the families and friends affected by the flooding since last Friday. We do hope that you are getting all the help you need to get back on top of things.
Put on your trusty your gum boots, come and join us and let the market lift your spirits.
The Market is on this Week – at our temporary site – the car park of the soccer club on the right hand side of Queensland Road on the way to the showgrounds. We have farmers with produce and at least 16 stallholders will be at the market. These include many of your favourites:
- All Natural Meat Co
- Bio Organic Farm
- Byron Bay Balsamic
- Cecil Farm
- Crabbes Creek Woodfired
- Dosa Heaven
- Everest Farm
- Flat Earth Organics – kombucha and cold brewed coffee
- Gunter’s Flammkuchen
- Jumping Red Ant
- Mountain View Eggs
- Narbey’s Best Avocados
- Nimbin Valley Dairy
- Nudgel Nuts
- Rainbow Fruit Flats
- Spice Palace
- Sylva Lining Organics
- The Gourmet Salad Hut
- Wollumbin Gourmet Mushrooms
There are more waiting for confirmation to begin their product preparations and these include:
- Narbey’s Best Avocados – with mangoes and avocados
I am sure there will be others when they can contact me.
The location has been finalised – The Soccer Club on Queensland Road
We look forward to seeing you this week enjoying what we do best – providing fresh fruit and vegies and other delicious foods to enjoy. We look forward to your continuing support for our farmers with whatever they can bring – some of them are doing it tough like some of you so let’s all rally together and make it a GREAT morning.
*REMEMBER* ATM at the market! We now have an ATM onsite for your shopping convenience.
Entertainment: Loren and maybe Gabrielle
Weather: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers but don’t let this put you off. Temperatures range is 14 early with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
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.