Only 2 more Sundays until Christmas week begins! We will be open for a special Christmas market.
- Sunday 13th December 9 til noon
- Sunday 20th December 9 til noon
- Special Christmas Market 23rd December 1-4pm.
Marlborough Brass Band
We are incredibly excited to have the Marlborough Brass Band joining us for the next 3 markets. They will be entertaining us with festive Christmas music whilst you shop, eat and relax.
See you Sunday, rain or shine, from 9 til noon at A&P Showgrounds.
Stall Holder News
Traditional Country Preserves
We still have a range of gifts starting from $10 each. After several great markets we are getting short of some products. Some new stock each week, so ask if your favourite is not on the shelves. Some baskets have Pinoli Pinenuts and Nutt Ranch products or Marlborough black garlic.
Gluten free/ Dairy free Traditional Christmas cakes are selling well in small individual size or full size.
Come taste the products.
With Christmas coming closer you will be looking for presents. The 400ml bottle in the image is a single Greek variety oil of the koroneiki olive. This is a delightful and full flavoured oil in an elegant bottle with cork and moulded capsule with makes an excellent present or an addition to a gift basket.
I also have other oil based products to choose from – olive oil soaps, lip balms and a healing balm to manage dry skin and sun damage. Come and taste the 3 oils – koroneiki, medium blend and robust blend or bring your bottle for a fill your own – I have clean empty wine bottles available. All bottled oils are certified as extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and all have silver medals so you can be confident of buying excellent olive oil
Exciting news this week…
Peaches, Peaches, Peaches…we will have the very first of our stone fruit this Sunday at the Farmer’s Market. Delicious, sweet and juicy May Crest Peaches…the first taste of summer!!!
Be in early, so you don’t miss out, as we only have a small number available from this first pick.
Watch out from now on as the summer stone fruit season advances we will have a delectable range of freshly picked, tree ripened fruit available every Sunday until the end of March.
Golden Mile Produce
It’s all about Christmas with the team at Golden Mile Produce, the red & the green that is! Strawberries and courgettes, they are fresh, local & delicious!
Judy & Colin Gray
Calla Lillies are the perfect table piece for Christmas lunch! Get yours this week! Make sure you pick up some of their plums too! Its their first pick!
Craft – French Pate
We are ready for your orders!
Make sure you don’t miss out on tasty treats this Christmas. Their products are great for starters, nibbles, Platters or Grazing tables. Even picnics!
Tell Benoit or Anne if you would like a jar of Pork Rillette, Chicken Liver Parfait, Green Peppercorn Terrine or the always popular Cranberry, Pistachio and Bacon Terrine.
Other options include fresh cut of the loaf slices of their usual range ready for pick up on December the 20th or December 23rd!
Snail House Bakery
Annette will be skipping to market again on Sunday with boxes full of crackling, freshly baked sourdough country loaves, freshly milled rye German style, crackers, Babkas with custard/cranberry fillings, cinnamon snails, cherry pie and Pani Popo in coconut milk , the usual favourites like The White, Superseed and wheat free adventure loafs. Definitely I’ll have some Brezels and other treats too like honey spice Baseler Leckerlies, Vanilla crescent and Afghans cookies.
The fresh fermented bursting with probiotics sauerkraut as well.
Gourmet-deli selling Christmas cakes on Sunday also taking orders for before Christmas day.
Priced from $8.00 to $80.00 each.
See you Sunday for breakfast Brunch as well. Margaret and Bill.
SharpAs Tool Tips
Its a busy time of the year in the kitchen and on holidays, hunting, fishing, tramping etc.
An important way of keeping your knife sharp for these activities is to use a steel to make using a steel very easy I make up a guide that makes it easy for the most inexperienced to do a professional job. Latest to my range of samples above is a guide for a steel that is small and can be carried easily in a pack or knife sheath.
Remember if it’s got an edge to sharpen come and see me at the Farmers Market
mā te wā.
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