Eat Healthy, Shop the Market

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Eat Healthy, Shop the Market

13th of December 2018

Hi there

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Tis the season to be jolly, tralala!  This time of the year combines equal measures of fatigue, anticipation of less busy-ness to come and out right joy at all the acts of kindness all around us and plentiful summer produce at the market.

Frog Rock will be back at the market this week with cherries, Allysan with her gorgeous bouquets, Wes from Te Mahanga with, fingers crossed, new season garlic and Blueskin Flowers with Christmas lilies.

We love having the Mosgiel Brass Band regale us with Christmas carols over the month of December. Please support them as I think they have bought a level of Christmas cheer to many people that would be hard to replicate any other way.

See you Saturday




This Week in the kitchen

Chef Kate Woodhouse has crafted 5 more delightful recipes this week.  From Creamy Sage New Potatoes, to Sesame Crusted Fish Bites, to this gorgeous Simple Rustic Strawberry Tart, there's something to entice every palate.  Kate will be dishing up tastings of each recipe this Saturday morning at the Market Hub, so please come along, and be sure to stay and have a chat!

Simple Rustic Strawberry Tart

Produce from Holy Cow Janefield Paeonies and Hydroponics Ettrick Gardens

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Creamy Sage New Potatoes

Produce from Oamaru Organics Holy Cow

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Sesame Crusted Fish Bites with Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce

Produce from Harbour Fish

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Zesty New Potato Salad

Produce from Oamaru Organics

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Cricket Meal Pasta with Broad Beans and Brown Butter Sauce (2 serves)

Produce from Ettrick Gardens Holy Cow

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Dunford Grove


Why not dress it up a bit? Single 250ml bottle gift boxes at the Market from this Saturday!
Plus: Didn't you just love our new products last week? If you missed these, come along and check out the Olive Powder, Olive Salt and the Dunford Vinaigrette.
Also: We have our fresh dry roasted Hazel Nuts at the market up until Christmas.

Did you know?
Extra Virgin Olive Oils from the Tuscan varietals have the highest concentrations of polyphenols. Polyphenols are chemical compounds naturally found in plants, which contribute to olive oil health benefits. They’re also antioxidants with myriad health benefits, such as combating cell damage and fighting diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, cholesterol and some cancers. Due to the high polyphenol level in Tuscan olive varieties, their olive oils often taste peppery, pungent and grassier than Spanish or French olive oils. Dunford Grove Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced from the Tuscan varietals: Leccino, Frantoio & Pendilino.


La Crepe Special

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Dear Customers,
We will be at the Farmer's market included Saturday 5th January 2019,
then we will have a break of 3 weeks and we will be back for Saturday 2nd February.
Wishing you great holidays,
La Crepe team


JAM OF THE DAY: Apricot, Passion & Orange $6

SWEET CREPE:  Strawberry & Nectarine Dream
Strawberry & nectarine jam
Fresh market strawberries & poached nectarine
with confectioner’s custard $11
or with whipped cream $10.50

SAVOURY CREPE: Organic Cauliflower & Almond Cream
with Blue Cheese or Tofu, Lemon & Tumuric (Vegetarian or Vegan)
or Mixed Vegetables with Asian Curry & Coconut Cream (Vegan)
or Free Range Chicken Grand'ma Style
with Cheese or Hummus
and with Salad & Dressing or Egg $10.50


Urbn Vino Dunedin


Hand Wax your own 1.5ltr bottle of Central Otago Pinot Noir for Christmas!

Purchase a magnum of Central Otago Pinot Noir for $75 and have a go at waxing the top by hand yourself. I'll be all set up at the Farmers Market to do this. Limited stocks.

Plus I have re-released limited stock of URBN VINO Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016 in gift boxes, and good stocks of Riesling, Pinot Gris and the Reserve Pinot Noir.


Composting, Planting, and Making a Difference

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Doubt Not. We are two guys trying to clean up Dunedin's organic waste going to landfill. We collect hospitality food wastage and turn it into compost. With this compost we are growing a range of plants and trees. To promote this change of waste management and create access to our conscious composting system we are not charging for our service. To make this a sustainable waste management diversion system we are selling the plants grown in compost. These sales help to cover the cost of our conscious composting system.Please help support by buying a plant or a few if you'd like! We appreciate any help.


Waitaki Bacon and Ham


WB&H will have some award winning hams available on Saturday but possibly only limited numbers for the 22nd.

So get in quick if you want one!


Ettrick Gardens

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New seasons
Strawberries, raspberries, Gooseberries & cherries
Sprayfree new potatoes, Spring carrots & radish

Soil grown sprayfree ice berg lettuce, new seasons silverbeet, broad beans, cabbage & apples.

Please note, we do not export, so we use less sprays. We have reusable net produce bags available to buy so you do not have to use plastic bags.
3 sizes available, only $2 each “or” 2 for $3 this month.

Super special’s this week
Cabbage $3.50 each
Gooseberries 500gm @$6
Boysenberries (frozen freeflow)
1 kg @ $15 “or” 2 for $25

Please bring your reusable shopping bags or boxes with you. Thank you! We are now single use shopping bag free.
Check out our wide range of reusable bags


Otago Organics


Giant bunches of organic coriander $2.50
Small organic Christmas trees $5.00

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