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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The emphasis is on “sustainable”

The “SAGE” bit of the SAGE Farmers Market stands for “Sustainable Agriculture and Gardening Eurobodalla”. The emphasis is on “sustainable”. That’s why we started a farmers market. Recently, I (the market’s site coordinator) became car-less. Or car-free, as I like to phrase it. It’s been 2 and half months now and the changes to my

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