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Marlborough Farmers' Market

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AUTHENTIC FARMERS' MARKET
A Farmers' market is a food market where local growers, farmers' and artisian food producers sell their wares directly to the consumer.

Address: Alabama Road, Blenheim Picton, Marlborough

Phone: view phone021 024 23496

Contact Name: Tina Fortune

Website: http://www.marketground.co.nz/fmnzmfm

E-mail: send an e-mail

Description

A Farmers' market is a food market where local growers, farmers' and artisian food producers sell their wares directly to the consumer. Vendors may only sell what they grow, farm, pickle, preserve, bake, smoke or catch themselves from a defined area. In a country that can grow almost anything, farmers' markets are a rapidly-developing Kiwi phenomenon with over 50 operating throughout New Zealand. As you travel around the country, farmers' markets provide a great insight into the regional heartland and are an ideal place to sample fresh, local fare, meet the locals and experience the New Zealand way of life. Each market reflects its regional difference with the climatic conditions and environmental changes playing a role in the range of produce from north to south. You won't find the sub-tropical fruits of the north on stalls in Southland, nor is it likely the South Island's boutique beers and ocean catches will appear at markets in Northland. In order to be an "authentic" farmers' market, each must be a food-only market, with no resellers allowed, so those who have grown or made the food are the ones selling it.

Hours of work

Thursday, 3:00 pm to 5:30pm
Sunday, 9:00am to 12 noon

Locations

Marlborough Farmers' Market - A&P Park, Alabama Road, Blenheim

OCT TO JUNE - 9 to 12 noon every Sunday at the A&P Park, Cnr of Alabama and Maxwell Road - Rain or Shine

AUTHENTIC FARMERS' MARKET

Hours: Thursday, 3:00 pm to 5:30pm @ the Forum
Sunday, 9:00am to 12 noon
Contact: Tina Fortune
Ph: 021 024 23496

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