Yogi Nectar and Healing Foods Cafe

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Produce Update: IMG_0223

Broccoli continues to be increasing in supply with organic broccoli available at Krishna Garden Farm, Sylva Lining Organics and the Bio Organic Farm stalls. Cecil Farm stall also has broccoli and cauliflower – both wonderful brassicas.

Krishna Garden Farm has organic pumpkin for $1.99 and some Bok Choi for $3 a bunch but shop early as this is in short supply.

Peas – so fresh and sweet! Des and Donna at Cecil Farm have the most wonderful peas so if you like freshly picked peas don’t miss these!

Paw Paw – Rob at Clothiers Creek Fresh Produce has been bringing paw paw so if you are a fan of this tropical fruit visit Rob this week.

Coming this week – two new stalls:

1. Yogi Nectar

This week we welcome Edna Dafna Kaneya who with her partner produce Yogi Nectar Products. These are 100% locally grown and produced. Yogi Nectar is a live probiotic – it is a nutritious living refreshment, packed full of friendly microorganisms.  10455646_723637347697066_8579839879850890564_nCreated with great care using a live, organic, natural probiotic descended from a mother culture dating back thousands of years to the highlands of Ancient Tibet – this nectar has wonderful healing qualities.

Edna said that maintaining a favourable balance of digestive bacteria allows the body greater access to nutrients from food, and provides a more stable environment for the body’s immune system – most of which exists in the stomach and throughout the digestive system.

She said that “unfortunately, many dietary and environmental factors associated with a modern lifestyle serve to adversely affect this critical balance of bacteria within us.  Yogi Nectar is rich in multiple live strains of friendly lactobacillus species, providing a rapid response to nourish, protect, support and energize their new host”.

This probiotic Yogi Nectar drink is designed to give your natural systems a welcome daily boost! Edna said that ‘aside from lab results showing the healing qualities of Yogi Nectar, we have testimonials from members of our local community whose lives have been transformed using our products’.

So visit Edna’s stall this week and have a chat about this fascinating product.

2. Healing Foods Café

Healing Foods Café offers wholesome food. Tamar’s dishes are based on traditional cooking techniques such as fermenting and sprouting grains and pulses and soaking and activating nuts and seeds: nourishing traditions that are rapidly regaining in popularity for their ability to achieve maximum nutritional value.

Details about Tamar’s range of products was in last weeks update. The soup and other winter fare that she will have on her menu this week includes:

  • An Italian inspired soup with lots of mixed veg, pumpkin, carrot, zucchini, onion, garlic, tomatoes, cannellini beans, kale plus fresh basil and parsley.
  • Shakshuka, a traditional breakfast dish of eggs cooked in a spiced tomato and herb sauce (see photo), served with bread.photo2
  • Herb omelet wrap, served with home made organic Alban cheese (yoghurt cheese) and Israeli salad
  • Fermented spelt and buttermilk pancakes, great for the kids…served with blueberries and maple syrup
  • Savory spelt and kale pancakes, served with tzaziki
  • And more!

Farmers Choice Organic Seedling – NOT – attending this week.

Crabbes Creek Wood-Fired will be at the market this week with their range of artisan breads but NO PIZZAS as Jon is away! Back to normal with pizzas and all NEXT week. 

Entertainment:

Music by  Tamara Cox

Children’s entertainement – Kisa Baldwin from Rosellas Community Preschool will be proving craft activities for the littlies this week. Please remember that it is not child minding so parents please assist Kisa while your children have some fun!

Produce pick of the week:  
  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Broccoli
  • Custard Apples
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Oranges
  • Peas
  • Pumpkins
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Beetroot

 

Produce List Updated:

Vegetables

Asian greens (+ organic), Beans (+organic), Beetroot (+organic), Broccoli, Cabbage, Capsicum, Cauliflower, Chard (organic), Chilli, Cucumber (+organic), Corn (+organic), Eggplant (+organic), Garlic (+organic), Herbs (basil + organic basil, coriander, ginger, rocket, turmeric and more), Kale (+organic), Lettuce (cos organic), Fancy Lettuce and mixed salad greens, Microgreens (+ wide variety of organic such as alfalfa, sunflower, broccoli, chick pea), Mizuna, Onion (+organic), Pak Choi (organic), Potato (Sebago) , Pumpkin (+organic), Salad Mix, Silver Beet, Sprouts (+organic), Spinach (+organic), Sweet Corn, Sweet Potato (+organic), Tatsoi (organic) Tomatoes (+organic), Taro, Watercress, Wheat grass, Zucchini (+organic).

Fruit

Apples, Avocados, Bananas (Cavendish, Lady Fingers and Little Gem), Grapefruit, Lemons, Limes, Oranges (organic), Passionfruit, Paw Paw, Pears, Strawberries

Nuts

Pecan nuts and macadamia nuts

Dairy

Cows milk, cheeses and yoghurt

Goats milk and soft cheeses, Kefir

Honey

Raw unprocessed honey, creamed honey and creamed honey with cinnamon!

Breads

A variety of artisan breads baked with organic flours and local market products including macadamia nut bread!

Meat

Beef, lamb and pork (All Natural Meat Company), Salami (Nimbin Valley Diary)