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Meet Denise Latham

Denise Latham has been farming by Maguires Creek at Teven for more than 25 years and has been a stallholder at New Brghton for more than a decade. She is renowned for her lettuce, which is always super fresh and sweet. Unlike most commercially grown varieties, which are

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Boorabee Dorper

Locally raised lamb has been difficult to find in the past, but Warren and Marina Wiggins, of Bexhill, are doing their bit to change that. The couple established their sheep farm, Boorabee Dorper, six years ago and now supply their local lamb to farmers markets and restaurants around

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Home Comfort Soul Foods

New Brighton Farmers Market goers can now enjoy traditional samosas and organic muesli bowls from new stall, Home Comfort Soul Foods. Run by South Golden Beach couple Madhu Krishna Das and Natasha Hain, Home Comfort creates 100% vegetarian food, home-made with quality ingredients. Madhu learnt and developed

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Picone Exotics

The return of Picone Exotics to the local farmers markets is always a sure sign summer is on the way. The stall, run by Tyagarah couple John and Lyndall Picone, always carries an incredible array of exotic fruits, herbs and spices that come into season during the

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Coopers Shoot Tomatoes

Tomato season has well and truly kicked in for Heather and Hugh Armstrong of Coopers Shoot Tomatoes. For the past few weeks their stall at the market has been heaving with their renowned ripe red tomatoes, and Heather says there’s plenty more to come. “We have an

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Neville Singh Bananas

Long, short, fat, thin, curvy, straight, double and even triple. Every banana size and shape imaginable, Neville Singh has it, and that’s how he – and his customers – like it. The variety of bananas on the St Helena banana growers farmers’ market stall is a stark

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The Bay Smokehouse

Damien Curtis has combined his passions for good food, fishing, sustainability and tradition in his smoked fish business, The Bay Smokehouse. Born in Venezuela to an English dad and Malaysian mum, Damien grew up in Paris, where he got a taste for gourmet foods including smoked mackerel,

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Denise Latham

Denise Latham is what you might call a lettuce expert. The Teven farmer has dedicated close to 25 years of her farming life to this leafy green salad staple, and she’s known for producing some of the sweetest and best lettuce in the area. Organic fertiliser, water,

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Bangalow Coffee

Serving coffee made from her own home-grown beans is a great source of satisfaction for Nashua coffee farmer Michelle Clarke, of New Brighton Farmers Market stall, Bangalow Coffee. “It is a great balance to be growing the coffee and selling it directly to customers,” Michelle said. “Most

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Glenyce Creighton

Organic farmer Glenyce Creighton hates to see food go to waste. Whatever fresh produce is left on her farmers market stall each week is put to good use – either in family meals, or in the baked goods, jams, chutneys or pickles that she stocks on her

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