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  • This week's Showground Farmers' Market - Sunday 20 August


  • Kids' Club and Market Kitchen

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    Kids' Club at 10am - Scarecrow Making Workshop with Monina of Green Gecko studios

    Sustainable Living Session at 11am - Using indigenous plants hosted by Monina Gilbey from Green Gecko Studios
    Hosted by Monina Gilbey from Green Gecko Studios, this last Sustainble Living Information Session will  seek to inspire you to find beauty in local indigenous native plants and the benefits of using them to create a colourful, water wise, biodiverse garden.  With the beginning of Spring only a few weeks away Monina will have some great giveaways to get you inspired to get out into the garden.


  • Farmers’ Market ex-staw-dinary scarecrow competition returns!

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    The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market's annual scarecrow-making competition, with the winning entries receiving a family pass to the Royal Adelaide Show, closes this Sunday August 20 at 11am. 

    To provide a little extra help for children entering the competition, the Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market will hold a workshop on Sunday 20 Aug, as part of its weekly Kids’ Club activities. The workshop hosted by Monina Gilbey of Green Gecko Studios will include handy tips and tricks on how to make an effective scarecrow. The workshop is free and will start at 10am.

    To enter the competition, children can submit entries made at the Kid’s Club workshop or families need to complete a form and bring along their homemade scarecrows to the Market by 11am on Sunday 20 August.  There are eight family passes to be won.  Entrants will have the option to take their scarecrows home or donate them to a farmer at the market.


  • Stallholders at this week's Showground Farmers' Market

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    The Adelaide Farmers' Market Showground has on average 90+ stalls per week. You can search for produce and stallholders at the market here

    For a list of stallholders at the market this Sunday - here

    Fortnightly/returning stallholders here this week: , Bull Creek Organic Garlic, Cooinda, Rhodes Free Range Eggs, The Food Forest, Les Deux Coqus, Two Hills & a Creek

    Stallholders not here this week: Enzos at Home, Quench Fruit Extractions, ST Flowers, Harrison Honey, The Gourmet Entertainer, Chooks Gone Wild, Lobo Cider, 4 Paws Doggy Treat, Country Posies, The Dairyman

    These details are updated each Friday afternoon prior to the Sunday market.  


  • Community Lottery

    Adelaide Farmers’ Market is participating in the 2017 People's Choice Credit Union Community Lottery! Since 1984, the Community Lottery has returned more than $16 million to over 1,400 not-for-profit groups. Purchase tickets for the prize draw before 31 August for a chance to win.

    The Lottery is a self-help scheme for not-for-profit sporting clubs, schools and pre-schools, community groups and charitable organisations. There is absolutely no cost for not-for-profit groups to participate. People’s Choice and their partners meet all the costs associated with prizes, promotional material, advertising, printing of tickets, and coordinate all administrative essentials such as distribution, licensing, and statutory requirements - leaving participating organisations clear of any cost!

    Tickets are only $2 each and the Adelaide Farmers’ Market will retain 100% of all proceeds generated through the sale of both tickets purchased at the market and online tickets made via our market page. Just click the link to make a purchase: https://www.peopleschoicecu.com.au/adelaide-showground-farmers-market or see our friendly staff at the market on Sunday 20 or Sunday 27 August.


  • Around the Market

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    Stallholder News:
    San Jose does it again …DELI CHAMPION
    CONGRATULATIONS to San Jose, Champion Delicatessen for 4th Consecutive Year at the ROYAL HOBART FINE FOOD AWARDS. Established in 1995 and one of the most respected and longest running food awards in Australia, The Royal Hobart Fine Food Awards is held in the last week of July each year.

    This year's SA Dairy Awards has seen all of our farmers' market dairy producers walk away with so many prizes. Our stallholders have won so many its too many to name here.  So our hearty congratulations to Alexandrina Cheese, The Dairyman, Fleurieu MilkB.-d. Farm Paris Creek, Woodside Cheese Wrights and Island Pure.  View the details here: https://diaa.asn.au/images/stories/product_comps_results/2017_SA_Dairy_Product_Competition_Results.pdf

    The Australian Food Awards (AFA) is Australia's leading national food awards program, conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV).Congratulations to Najobe Park Red Angus who have taken home Bronze for their branded Pork and Lamb and Gold for their Beef. Well done also to B.-d Farm Paris Creek who have won silver for both their Just Organic Full Fat and Fat Reduced Milk.

    Well done also to B.-d Farm Paris Creek who have won silver for both their Just Organic Full Fat and Fat Reduced Milk. Congratulations!

    Kuhl Kooking have a new pie on the menu this Sunday ‘Moroccan chickpea and vegetable pie’ and 'Chunky chilli beef and cheese pie'.

    Brenda at Alnda Farms has just harvested new season cauliflowers and broccolini.  Available from this Sunday. 

    Heavenly cakes at the market! Heather & Tim of The Wild Apple aka T’art bring with them fruit tarts, fruit cakes and fruit muffins baked fresh on their farm baked. Find their stall outside next to Mems Coffee. Baked by Butter Fingers grand opening is this SundayHolly brings a new range of cheese cakes, lamingtons, eclairs, biscuits and more. Find Holly’s cake stall inside next to Let Them Eat.


  • In Season - Spinach

     

     


  • Spinach

    Spinach

    Spinach is one of edible flowering plants, which grows up to 30cm tall.  They belong to the family Amaranthaceae in the order Caryophyllales . It can be classified into three types - savoy has dark green, crinkly and curly leave, flat or smooth leaf spinach with broad, smooth leaves and semi-savoy is a hybrid variety with slightly crinkled leaves. Originating in ancient Persia (modern Iran and neghboring countries). It was known as “Persian vegetable”.

    Spinach contains an appreciable amount of iron attaining 21% of the Daily Value in a 100-g amount of raw spinach. Except that, spinach also has moderate calcium content, which is among the least bioavailable of food calcium sources.

    Spinach is sold, bunched, packaged fresh in bags, canned, or frozen. For longer storage, it is blanced and frozen, cooked and frozen, or canned, which can be for up to eight months.


  • Gift Ideas

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    Adelaide Farmers' Market Cheeseboard. Solid pine cheeseboard with the market logo branded on. Its been crafted by our friends at Woodwerx, part of Barossa Enterprises.  Woodwerx provides supported employment for people with disability in the Barossa Valley and Clare Valley regions.  The Cheeseboards are $22.50 for members and $25 for non-members.


  • Car park passes

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    Adelaide Farmers' Market Members can purchase 2017 car park passes for parking on Sundays at the Adelaide Showground via the Leader Street entrance.  Now costing just $25 the passes can be used every Sunday to the end of December 2017 (except during the Royal Show).  The passes are valid for all day on Sunday so market members can stay to enjoy additional events and activities at the Adelaide Showground for no additional car parking charge.  Visit the Information Stand at the market and show your membership card to purchase your pass.


  • Call out for Volunteers!

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    Can you spare four hours on Sunday morning once a month? We’re looking for friendly folk who will help at our Information Stall at our Adelaide Showground Farmers' Market. Training will be provided. Contact admin@adelaidefarmersmarket.com.au to register your interest. 


  • Adelaide Showground events

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    Royal Adelaide Show is being held on Friday 1 - Sunday 10 September 2017.  As a result Adelaide Showground Farmers Market will be closed on Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 September 2017.