Anyone for garlic?

It’s been a big week this week, so this post is a little late. We had 3 new stall holders join us on Tuesday, giving us the largest number of stall holders outside of the peak summer season so far (and one was missing due to illness). We’ve gained biodynamic veggie grower from Milton, Louise

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Our Shared Table

Our Shared Table is a fundraiser for aid organisation One Village. Their purpose is to support Ugandan communities to initiate, drive and sustain projects to improve their quality of life. In Uganda, people come together to share meals and laughter. No matter how little people have, it is shared. It is from this beautiful idea

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7 October 2013

Minutes of Farmers Market Committee Meeting Monday 7 October 2013, 11.30 a.m. Kate’s home, A******, Moruya 1. Attendance/apologies Present: Kate Raymond, Penny Cook, Sandra Makdessi Apologies: Geoff Scott, Hughen McConaghy, Stuart Whitelaw, Isabelle Hennequin, Jock Quirk 2. Minutes of previous meeting Minutes were accepted by Kate and seconded by Sandra. Matters arising Farm visits –

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Teapots and babies

It’s not just the fantastic food you can buy at the market that makes going there so great. Sometimes it’s the little surprises you find at the stalls, like a teapot of flowers. Many of the producers make some effort to create an attractive and inviting stall. Hey, some don’t, which is fine too — probably most

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What a difference a week makes

The market was back to running at full steam today. Weather for today’s market was the polar opposite of last week. That’s spring for you. The crowds responded with gusto and hopefully our stall holders enjoyed a boom afternoon after last week’s bust. I spent last weekend at the Sapphire Coast Producers Association’s South Coast

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5 September 2013

Minutes of Farmers Market Committee Meeting Thursday 5 September 2013, 10.00 a.m. Penny’s home, A******, Moruya 1. Attendance/apologies Present: Kate Raymond, Geoff Scott, Sandra Makdessi, Hughen McConaghy, Penny Cook Apologies: Stuart Whitelaw, Isabelle Hennequin, Jock Quirk 2. Minutes of previous meeting Minutes were accepted by Geoff and seconded by Kate. Matters arising Farm visits –

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The trouble with Spring

This photo was taken 42 minutes after the 3 o’clock bell. Spring is always welcome. We love Spring. Little lambies gambolling about. We’re practically choking on Jasmine perfume. Bugs are flying in your mouth as you ride — oh, no that’s not so good, actually — and the gardeners among us start getting their veggie patches ready

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