Archive for the What’s On Category

What’s new?

We have lots of exciting new products (and a new stallholder)…. DUCK EGG CUSTARD Made using fresh Jersey milk from Allard’s Dairy in Burringbar, vanilla beans from North Queensland, and Woodland Valley’s own fresh pasture-raised duck eggs from their farm near Burringbar, Woodland Valley Farm’s home made

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Shopping for sustainability

THE recently released IPCC report Climate Change and Land,  found agriculture and food production are major drivers of climate change, accounting for somewhere between one-quarter and one third of global greenhouse missions.  Two big recommendations to come out of the report are that we need to change

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Winter slow cooks

IT’S the season for winter comfort food – soups and slow cooks, casseroles , roasts and stews – and you’ll find the perfect cuts of meat at the market. Andrew Cameron of Byron Grass Fed – which sources grass fed and finished beef from local farmers –

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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 your supplies than the farmers markets. Avoid the processed supermarket snacks and pick up some fresh, healthy and tasty foods to fill

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Christmas Eve market

Does the thought of supermarket shopping on Christmas Eve fill you with dread? Skip the dodgy trolleys and bad Christmas muzak and head to the New Brighton Farmers Market instead. A special Christmas Eve market featuring all the market’s usual stallholders with a fantastic selection of fresh

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Special Christmas markets

Yes, we’ve changed the date! To make sure you don’t miss out on your fresh food over the festive season, we will be open on Monday December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Monday December 31 (New Years Eve). Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Happy Christmas to

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Christmas cheer!

It’s our annual customer Christmas party, and you’re invited! Don’t miss the market next week, Tuesday December 4, when we will be spreading some Christmas cheer with free tasting plates all morning. Look out for our friendly staff walking around throughout the morning with an assortment of

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Slow recovery for berry farm

otto saeck, blueberries

IN his 30 plus years of blueberry farming, Otto Saeck had never experienced anything like the hailstorm that hit his Brooklet orchard, Blueberry Fields, on November 5 last year. It hit with such ferocity that it destroyed the orchard’s hail nets, completely stripped his blueberry bushes of

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Grow your own

Nothing beats eating fresh veggies picked from your own garden. They taste better, are better for you (the fresher veggies are, the more nutrients they contain) and there’s a real sense of satisfaction in eating something you’ve grown yourself. The Byron Shire’s mild climate makes autumn and

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4 ways with capsicum

Packed with Vitamin C and A, brightly coloured capsicums are at their peak in summer and autumn, so make the most of these sweet healthy vegetables while they’re at their best. You’ll find them at a variety of stalls at the market – try Everest Farm, Coopers

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Recent news

  • Monty’s

    Many Northern Rivers locals would know the name Monty’s. Their eye-catching stall with its colourful dried fruit flats, fruit ice blocks and ice creams, jams …
  • Nimbin Valley Pecans and Rice

    RICE is not a crop you would immediately associate with the Northern Rivers, but back in 2007, Goolmangar famer Frank Boyle decided he’d give it …
  • Shopping for sustainability

    THE recently released IPCC report Climate Change and Land,  found agriculture and food production are major drivers of climate change, accounting for somewhere between one-quarter …

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