Marlborough Farmers' Market News

Recent market news, events and announcements...
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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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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