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Woodland Valley Farm

Packaging their eggs in recycled plastic was a brave decision for egg farmers Jodie Viccars and Fabian Fabbro of Woodland Valley Farm. Despite having done an enormous amount of research, and being certain it was the most environmentally friendly choice, they knew that taking any type of

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Our new stalls!

Lovers of local food now have an even greater variety to choose from at New Brighton Farmers Market. The market has added four news stalls: Fox Farm organic pasture raised chicken, Byron Grass Fed beef, Byron Gourmet Pasta and Nimbin Valley Rice and Pecans. Fox Farm, based

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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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Recent news

  • Jumping Red Ant blooms

    Did you know more than half of all cut flowers sold in Australia are imported? For roses, the figure could be closer to 90 percent, …
  • In season: Spring

    The days are getting longer and the nights are warmer. Ours stalls are bursting with all kinds of fresh produce at this time of year. …
  • The Honey Wagon

    WHEN Garry and Jen Rodgers moved to their Newrybar property almost 20 years ago, they found the previous owners had left some beehives behind. Although …

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