Marlborough Farmers' Market News

Recent market news, events and announcements...
Market News #32, 2020

Market News #32, 2020

Gosh, these spring-like conditions are just magical. Let’s hope that they help all the crops grow faster too. This week we are hosting entrepreneurial school groups with their business ideas at the community stall. Keep n it fresh is a Marlborough Girls college team...

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Market News #31, 2020

Market News #31, 2020

Tomorrow marks the beginning of August and the last official month of winter! However, may the spring-like conditions continue beyond winter and into spring! On fine days we will do our best to make the outdoor area as roomy as possible to give you plenty of room to...

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Market News #30, 2020

Market News #30, 2020

The sun promises to continue to shine throughout the weekend, which means our extended courtyard will be popular. Entertaining in the sunny courtyard are the T-Birds. Musicians Steve and Darrel have been playing in local bands for over 30 years. Steve is currently...

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Market News #29, 2020

Market News #29, 2020

It looks like gumboot weather for the next few days. A look back in the archives shows this was the case during July last year also but did not deter the customers. So don your gumboots and come along to shop for the freshest ingredients in Marlborough, buying direct...

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Market News #28, 2020

Market News #28, 2020

Hello winter frosts and blue skies. In every frost, no matter how cold, there is a silver lining. They are doing their bit to kill bugs and diseases lurking beneath the bark of fruit trees. The cooler temperatures also benefit the taste of some crops. For instance,...

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Market News #27, 2020

Market News #27, 2020

We have one month of winter behind us, that means only two more to go. Last Sunday, sheltering from the rain, we found ourselves in the sheep pavilions for the first time this winter. This is where we will stay until our summer market commences again. Although inside,...

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Market News #26, 2020

Market News #26, 2020

Looks like the sun will be peaking through the grey rain clouds on Sunday. Fingers crossed that it will be dry enough to set up our market stalls and tables and chairs outside. June brings with it a few specials of note, and most excitingly, Cranky Goat reveal a new...

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Market News #25, 2020

Market News #25, 2020

For the first time last weekend we had tables and the children’s area out again, like the “olden days”. It was great to see both well used. Providing the ambient tunes this Sunday is talented singer and guitarist Chloe Vitale. In the winter season honey can help you...

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Market News #24, 2020

Market News #24, 2020

Our first market at Level 1 is near. Well done New Zealand. This achievement puts us amongst eight privileged countries without Covid-19. Due to positive comments, we will keep the stalls spaced out and would love your feedback on the layout. Contract tracing will be...

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Market News #23, 2020

Market News #23, 2020

With the arrival of June, winter is officially here, but we are not moving into the sheep pens as yet. We will continue to have our market outdoors for as long as we can. Looking at the 10-day forecast, Sunday will provide a break in the rain, meaning we can continue...

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