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Picone Exotics

John Picone has a special relationship with his fruit trees. “There have been a couple of occasions where I’ve walked into the orchard and I’ve just had this overwhelming feeling that they’re happy to see me,” he said. “I talk to them, and I never pick a

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Suria Foods

Three generations back, Katerina’s ancestors were exiled from Russia to a labour camp in Kazakhstan. “They were forced to live in a very harsh environment and to grow their own food,” she said. “They had to rely on the soil and, gather seasonal vegetable and preserve what

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Keep cool with Jane’s thirst-quenching creations

Jane Boniface of Rancho Limes with her assortment of refreshing summer drinks

There’s nothing as refreshing as a cool drink on a hot summer day, and the local farmers markets are the ideal place to find some icy cold beverages that are just a little out of the ordinary. The Rancho Lime stall at the New Brighton Farmers Market

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Baraka

Alan Schwarz is the owner of the New Brighton Farmers Market Middle Eastern dip and gourmet food stall, Baraka. The business recently won two silver medals for its products at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show.  • Can you tell us a bit about the products you sell

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Rainbow Fruit Flats

Hayden Cridland’s family have been selling fresh fruit, pure fruit ice blocks and their home made Rainbow Fruit Flats – 100% dried fruit leathers – at local markets and farmers markets for more than a decade. •Tell us how you make a Rainbow Fruit Flat? Basically we

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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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Recent news

  • Suria Foods

    Three generations back, Katerina’s ancestors were exiled from Russia to a labour camp in Kazakhstan. “They were forced to live in a very harsh environment …
  • Keep cool with Jane’s thirst-quenching creations

    There’s nothing as refreshing as a cool drink on a hot summer day, and the local farmers markets are the ideal place to find some …
  • Healthy school lunches

    Now’s the time to stock up the fridge and pantry, with everything you need for those school lunches, and there’s no better place to grab …

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