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  • This Week's Showground Farmers Market - 15 Oct 2017

    Salvatore Pepe

    10am - Kids Club - TBA

    11am - Slow Cooking with Slow Food SA - Salvatore Pepe from Pepe's Cucina 


  • Slow Food SA launch Menu for Change

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    This Sunday we welcome Slow Food South Australia and Salvatore Pepe to the Market Kitchen as they launch the Menu for Change campaign, aiming to encourage consumers to eat locally and seasonally.

    Calabrian-born Salvatore Pepe completed his formal chef training in Tuscany and was one of the four founders and the Executive Chef of Adelaide’s iconic Cibo Espresso. Salvatore continues to share his passion for Italian food through his new restaurant venture Pepe Cucina in Burnside, which opened early 2016.

    You can find out more about the Menu for Change campaign here 
    And for ideas on what you can do see here


  • Stallholders at the Adelaide 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 on Sunday - click here.  Visit this page for an update on the Friday before the next market.

    Fortnightly/returning stallholders here this week: Les Deux Coqs, The Food Forest, Rohdes Free Range Eggs, Fiaje, Two Hills & a Creek, Walker Family Farms, The Dairy Man

    Stallholders not here this weekQuench Fruit Extractions, The Gourmet Entertainer, Chooks Gone Wild, 4 Paws Doggy Treat, Dan & Neils Bunched Veggies, Country Posies, Sunshine Iceblocks

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


  • Around the Market

    Strawberries - Walker Family Farms

    Stallholder News:

    Lucy & Hamilton from Walker Family Farms return this Sunday with sweet juicy strawberries.  Find their stall outside next to Merry Cherry Farms.

    Bill & Rosemary of Rich Pickings have new season Waratahs.

    Artichokes are now in season.  Find them at Patlins Gardens & Virgaras Gardens. Remember Jamie & Natalee from Darling Street Dried Fruit are back with fresh picked, new season asparagus and a range of dried fruit.  Find their stall in the outside market opposite Falg Nursery. 

    Peter of Yorke’s Seafood is back with a range of fresh and frozen fish.

    Kuhl Kooking’s Juice Bar is back from this Sunday and have you tried their unique version of Croque Monsieur "The Grilled Cheesus"


  • AGM 2017

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    Market Members don’t forget to cast your vote in the 2017 ASFM committee elections. If you haven't already voted you'll receive an email reminder to vote this Wednesday with your unique link to vote. More information here
    Voting closes at noon on 18 October with the results announced at the AGM scheduled for 6pm on Wednesday 18th October 2017. All welcome to attend. To assist with catering please RSVP by Friday 13 October to 
    admin @ adelaidefarmersmarket.com.au


  • In Season - Asparagus

     

     


  • Asparagus

    Asparagus

    The asparagus is usually available in South Australia from September with the arrival of Spring as the asparagus thrives in warm weather with sufficient rainfall. Extremely nutritional, the asparagus is full of vitamin C, a wide range of B vitamins, folate, iron as well as potassium and sodium.  It is also low in kilojoules providing fibre without fat or cholesterol.

    There are three different types of asparagus, green, white and purple. Green and white asparagus are exactly the same, but green asparagus gets its colour from the process of photosynthesis as the spear emerges into the sunlight, while white asparagus is grown in the dark. The best asparagus spears are long, thick and dark green with tightly closed heads.

    Purple asparagus is a different variety to the green and white asparagus. The purple colour comes from the high levels of potential antioxidants in the spears with a lower fibre content than the green or white asparagus.

    Asparagus has a wide variety of cooking methods. It is tasty steamed, stir-fried, baked, blended, in a salad or cooked on the barbecue.

    Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market stallholder Darling Street Asparagus currently have green asparagus available which is grown on their Renmark farm.  


  • Gift Ideas

    cheeseboard

    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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