Marlborough Farmers' Market News

Recent market news, events and announcements...
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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Market News #22, 2020

Market News #22, 2020

Hurrah, the long weekend is here. What will you doing with your newly found freedom in our “new normal”? We hope your plans include a visit to the local Farmers’ Market. We are so pleased many Marlburians have come to support their local growers. A bit about the new...

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Market News #21, 2020

Market News #21, 2020

Thanks for supporting local last week at the market. We enjoyed seeing your friendly faces again. The sunshine helped too. We dished up a spaced-out version of the market to ensure social distancing could be maintained. Moving through the gate, where we contact traced...

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Market News #20, 2020

Market News #20, 2020

A huge welcome to Level 2. We are looking forward to seeing your happy faces back at the market. We’ve had overwhelming support on Social Media when we announced that we will be back this Sunday. Thank you so much. Thank you also for supporting our vendors who made...

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Market News #19, 2020

Market News #19, 2020

Week one of Level 3 completed, the only things for certain is that things change continuously. The good news is that a lot more of our stall holders can operate. They are now offering delivery, ranging from produce to Friday night dinners (no more dirty dishes at the...

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Market News #18, 2020

Market News #18, 2020

With the change to Level 3 we have lots of good news for you. A lot more of our stall holders are now trading. How exciting. Well, Mothers’ day is not far. It’s time to think about making this a special day for mum. Our stall holders featured in this newsletter have...

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Market News #17, 2020

Market News #17, 2020

Today we welcome a flood of new subscribers to our latest newsletter. We share updates from several stall holders, and dip into the archives again for yummy recipe inspiration. Many of our growers lost their main route to market overnight with the shut down of the...

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Market News #16, 2020

Market News #16, 2020

This time last year we celebrated National Farmers’ Market week. Ordinarily, we would have been celebrating together once again, in person. Instead we will dip into the archives for recipes from our stall holders and share those with our home chefs. We are so glad...

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Market News #15, 2020

Market News #15, 2020

As we continue NZ wide self-isolation, produce keeps ripening, and harvest goes on. Autumn presents the peak of produce abundance, so it is a win win that many of our stall holders have been able to pivot to provide door to door delivery with contactless payment. This...

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Market News #14, 2020

Market News #14, 2020

Week 2 in lock down. Many have told us they are missing the weekly outing of the Marlborough Farmers’ Market. We miss your smiling faces too. However, many of our stall holders are now making contactless deliveries to your door. This is a great way to get the goods...

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