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Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets, Shopping Lists & Maple Caramel Pecan Shortbread

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When it comes to efficient supermarket shopping and saving money, they say there are a few good rules to remember  – take a shopping list, know where everything is in the store so you don’t get distracted and never go shopping while hungry as you’ll buy more than you need. However, you need to throw [...]

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Farmers Markets & New Business Incubation

January 3, 2013

Some trading associations would view with a degree of alarm the loss of two of their most successful business in the one week, but not so at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market.  Last Sunday’s market saw the final day of market trading for two popular stalls – The Honey Lady and Enzo’s.  Rather than causing [...]

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Adelaide Hills Farmers Market Cake Competition

July 2, 2012

I’ve never tried to hide the fact that I’m a bit of a slave to my sweet tooth and it’s no secret that I’ve also got a passion for local food and local food producers, so when I heard that the Adelaide Hills Farmers Market was holding a cake competition my attention was well and [...]

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Adelaide Showground Farmers Market & Adelaide Central Market – what’s the difference?

March 5, 2012

I know many of my readers are very interested in food production methods, future food security and finding out ways that they can encourage fresh produce diversity, support local producers and retain some control over their food choices.  There are lots of everyday ways that the average consumer can help control their food choices and [...]

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Next stop – San Francisco!

February 1, 2012

I still think the plan was a good one.  We were to catch the 10.00 am train from Seattle and ride in comfortable sleeper rooms all the way down the US west coast, admiring the scenery and arriving refreshed and energised in San Francisco 22 hours later.  Sounds good – right?  Sadly the travel gods [...]

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SA’s Riverland – A great foodie destination

October 27, 2011

As the year draws to a close and the weather warms up, here in South Australia thoughts will be turning to planning our summer holidays. For many of you I know that will mean a trip up the river for a break, either in a shack or in a houseboat with lots of long, languid [...]

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