Welcome to the Marlborough Farmers’ Market…

 

If you’re looking to rest and relax after The Cancer Society’s Relay for Life why not come and enjoy a wonderful Sunday Brunch at the Marlborough Farmers’ Market?  It’s a great place to visit and catch up with friends, and with a fantastic array of farm fresh produce to boot!

See you this Sunday from nine til noon at the A&P Showgrounds

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Farmers Market NZ Summer Food Awards:  Highly Commended – Pinoli Premium Pine Nuts…WOO HOO!!!

 

Hosted by the Otago Farmers’ Market in Dunedin, Farmers Market NZ judged their ‘Summer Food Awards 2017’ last week.  The categories in the summer awards were only for ‘Produce from the Paddock’ – such as pip fruit, stone fruit, melons, citrus, dirt on the roots, dirt off the roots, organic, ugly and free range eggs.

And look who got highly commended?  Yay Pinoli Premium Pine Nuts.  This winning market stall tends to pack up in April to get ready for harvesting, so stock up now on their special – three 70g pine nut packs for just $20.

 

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A sneak peek at Gourmet Deli’s delicious Sunday Brunch on offer this week…

 

Bacon, sauté potatoes, tomatoes ? and poached egg breakfast $12

Blueberry chocolate ganache tarts $4.50

Date and chocolate mini loaves $5

Blueberry and chocolate bread and butter pudding $5.00

 

 

With so many great food stalls at the Marlborough Farmers Market you’re spoilt for choice where to brunch on Sunday – Pedro’s Empanadas (fresh gluten-free empanadas, and the gourmet range three for $5.00 – Smoked Salmon, Scallop Mornay, and Chili & Garlic Prawns), Feast Merchants (check out their cake of the day), DeBrood Bakkers (with their scrumptious range of baked goods) or Gourmet Deli of course!  Browse the stalls or chase down your meal with a great coffee from Ritual or Koffie.

 

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Farm Fresh Produce

 

It’s great to have Stephen’s Onions & Shallots back at the Marlborough Farmer’s Market.  We’re looking forward to those one dollar slices of water and rock melon.  He presently has a wonderful range of courgettes (green & yellow), cucumbers (apple, Lebanese & short green), and Kumi Kumi Marrow (which you cook in a similar manner to courgettes – delicious grated into a fritter or grilled on the BBQ).  Shallots are also available (500g for just $4) and garlic at $5.  Mr Pickled Onions ($12) come in three varieties: malt peppercorn with a hint of chili, little reds, and honey bay leaf.  The Marlborough Garlic Sauce ($9, or two for $17) is available in the traditional style and hot ‘n’ spicy.  And there’s more new products to arrive over the coming season.

Do Browse!

Birchgrove, Clive & Sigrun, Field Fresh, Harwoods, Koromiko, Mississippi Herbs, Nutt Ranch, PInoli, Purple Patch, Riverina, Somerville Strawberries, Spudz n Greens, Traditional Country Preserves and Windsong Organics arrive weekly with a wonderful array of farm fresh eggs, produce, fruit and vegetables for your delectation.

 

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Cooking Demonstration

 

Don’t miss our weekly Cooking Demonstration from 10.30am with local Chefs cooking their favourite recipes with Farmers’ Market seasonal produce.  This week we look forward to HIghfield’s Chef Sally Lang and several recipes using this season’s tomatoes (available at various market stalls of course!).

 

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