What’s Fresh and Recipes

In season now

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Pomelo It looks like a huge grapefruit, but the pomelo has a much sweeter and mild flavour. It’s delicious eaten as is, or in salads. Like other citrus fruits, pomelos are rich inVitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. Available from Picone Exotics. Coriander An essential ingredient in Asian […]

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In season now

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Jicama Georgica farmer Kenrick Riley, of Wiccawood Farm, always has something new and unusual at his  stall, and the vegetable catching our attention at the moment is his jicama. Also known as Mexican Yam bean, this root vegetable looks a little like a turnip or swede, but it has a sweet juicy, crisp […]

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New and in season

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Mangos The local mango season is always worth waiting for. It comes a little later than the NT or QLD, but because our local fruit ripen slower, they often have a more intense flavour. You’ll find several varieties at the market now and in the coming weeks include […]

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The golden spice

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Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Chinese and Indian medicine, but now it seems the rest of the world has finally caught on to the health-giving powers of the golden spice. Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory, powerful antioxidant and cold and flu fighter. Research points to […]

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In season now

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Cauliflower The humble cauliflower is having its moment, with foodies, chefs and those on low carb, gluten free, raw, paleo and other special diets discovering new ways to use this brilliantly versatile winter vegetable. Mashed cauliflower is probably the best introduction to the ‘new’ cauliflower, and makes […]

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Lentil and Cauliflower-Stuffed Tomatoes

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Lentil and cauliflower stuffed tomatoes INGREDIENTS 8 medium-large ripe tomatoes 150g  cooked beluga beans 1/3 cauliflower 3 spring onions, sliced 6 tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley( for dressing) 1 jalepeno or green chilli ,diced 1 cob of corn 1 lime 1/2 clove crushed garlic 4 tbsp […]

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Probiotic Winter Soup

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Yes, winter is officially over! It’s a beautiful time of year, but we reckon the changing of the seasons can also often be the worst for colds and flu. If you want to toughen up your immune system, start with this nutritious, probiotic packed recipe from Anna […]

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WInter produce

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Carrots There’s something satisfying about buying a bunch of carrots with their leafy green tops still attached. You can tell they’re fresh out of the ground, full of flavour and at their nutritional peak. The farmers markets are one of the few places you’ll find them sold […]

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Autumn produce

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  Custard apple Cut this heart-shaped, bumpy green fruit in half and you’ll discover a sweet and creamy white flesh with a unique flavour and texture. It’s delicious eaten as is, but is also great in desserts, cakes, pies and smoothies.  If you’re adding it to a […]

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It’s avocado season

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Ah, autumn on the North Coast. The air is cool, the water is warm, and the avocados are on!! Our local growers Tony Hinds of Avocado Valley and Kate Thompson of The Organic Avocado have recently returned to the market with their first avocados of the season […]

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Recent news

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    Our annual customer Christmas party will be held on Friday, December 8. Come and enjoy free samples of fresh produce and local food products from our …
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