ON SATURDAY FROM 8AM TO 1PM THE VIBRANT FARMER’S MARKET IS A FOCAL point for locals and growers to meet. Luscious produce from the area fills the stalls – fruit and vegetables, delicious home baking and Italian-style sausages, divine organic chocolate, fine wines and boutique olive oils, locally-brewed beer, the all-important morning coffee and live music as an accompaniment.
|Matakana Farmers Market|
|2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana|
|Contact person: Fiona McGeough Phone: 021 022 558 28 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
THE LOVE SHACK: Matakana’s own fresh roasted coffee, cold drinks, pies and sweet treats.
ORGANIC EDIBLES: 09-422 3329, 027-470 0567 Every possible herb & seasonal seedling available. Certified organic.
WAYBEYOND ORGANICS: Morning fresh vegetables, honey, salads.
WHANGARIPO VALLEY BUFFALO CHEESE: Locally made handcrafted cheeses.
VIET Q FOODS: Vietnamese food – Viet spring rolls at their best.
PURIRI FLAT: 09-425 8533 Olive oil, vinegar, vegetables.
SWISS BLISS CHOCOLATES: 09-420 3387 Handmade chocolates, organic delights.
GO RAW: 09-422 6236. 021-0247 9080 Raw juices, wheatgrass, smoothies
TASTE SPUDS: 09-437 1585 Spuds, vegetables
PUKEKO BAKERY: 021-871 931 ‘Jason the Baker’
SALUMERIA FONTANA: Award winning handmade sausages. Italian, Sicilian, French & Spanish sausages.
MATAKANA GOURMET NUT BUTTERS: Natural nut butters, almond & raw cacao Bliss Balls.
MUSTARDMAKERS LTD: Organic herb & honey mustarts, mustard gift boxes, salts and peppers.
HAYPADDOCK: Absolutely fresh home grown produce – vegetables,fruit.
WHITEBAIT FRITTERS: Maria Hansen 021-027 98222
MATAKANA BAG LADY: Wicker, French, Matakana Farmers market, Indian jute bags. Teatowels, aprons
WHANGATEAU ROSES: Barbara & Joe Kurmann 15 varieties of roses from peachy apricot to vibrant near black. Exceptional quality.
SILVANA’S SICILIAN: Silvana Silvestro. Handcrafted Sicilian and Italian delicacies. Ready to eat and pre-packaged.
WINDFALL FOODS: Lorraine North. Jams, preserves, Lemon Curd, Kasundi, Seville marmalade, Moroccan peach chutney
COBARA AUTHENTIC FOODS: Conrad & Barbara Blind. Dukkah, zaatar, muesli, avocado oil, nuts, hummus, aoili, pesto, jellies
HARRY’S ORGANIC GARLIC: Harry Van Dyk. Organic garlic, smoked garlic, smoked red onions, avocado, seasonal fruit & vegetables
MATAKANA OLIVE CO-OP LTD: Local cooperative growers and award winning oil producers.
I LOVE PIES: 09-431 5266 Savoury, apple & boysonberry pies. Condiments, chutneys, jams, seasonal fruit, virgin olive oil
ICATER – MARK TOWNSEND: 09-423 7914 Free range bacon & egg rolls, BBQ mussels in bacon, home made lemonade.
KNIFE SHARPENING: Michael Bernard 021-313 423, 09-425 6782 Kitchen, chef, filleting, cleavers, scissors, axes, garden & workshop tools, etc
NUTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND: Macadamia nuts & product. Macadamia oil, MacButter, cosmetic oil/lip balm.
LOTHLORIEN WINERY: Feijoa Bubbly, Feijoa & Honey liquer, Apple & Feijoa juice – all organic.
WAYSAND FARM: 09 423 7079 Wayne and Sandra produce spray free Kumara, potatoes, seasonal fruit and vegetables grown locally in the Whangaripo Valley with our own genuine fresh free range eggs.