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The South Australian Grower -- February 2010
Myponga Bank market
THE Gourmet Food and Farmers
Market in Myponga sets a new
standard and experience for its
It combines gourmet food from
South Australia with products
from people such as Maggie
Beer, together with an array of
local farmers' produce.
The market is targeted at the
premium quality end of produce
and is the only farmers market
held south of Adelaide every
It is situated around the old bank
building, Myponga Bank, which is
now a homewares and coffee bar
in the centre of Myponga on Main
South Road, one of the state's
busiest tourist routes.
The market was opened on
December 6 last year by the
Minister for Agriculture, Paul
Caica, and immediately attracted
a strong crowd.
There are around 16 stalls each
week and this number will
increase as soon as the local
council approves new stalls.
Local produce is diverse with
organically-grown wines, local
flowers, honey, spices, fresh
lamb and much more.
"We feel really proud to
manage a quality market which
has given rise to at least 5 new
businesses," Market Manager
Samuel Day said.
"Plus we have a great veggie
co-op which allows other
producers who may not want a
stall to contribute and still be a
part of the farmers market".
The Myponga Bank Gourmet
Food and Farmers Market has
celebrity chef cooking
demonstrations each month using
ingredients from the market and
recipes made available on the
In March, market organisers
are holding a Masterchef-style
"People will complete for the
title of Fleurieu chef of the year
using only ingredients from our
farmers market, which will
attract a lot of new visitors to
the market," Mr Day said.
The Myponga Bank Gourmet
Food and Farmers Market will be
looking for more farmers from
around the State to join them.
Details: Market Managers Sam Day
or Darian Taylor 08 8558 6100,
Myponga Bank Farmers Market
55 Main South Road, Myponga
Every Sunday 10:00am -- 1:30pm
FRESH from its grand opening in December last year, the Myponga Bank
Farmers Market has proved popular with locals and holidaymakers alike.
Photographer TERRY GRENVILLE visited the newest market on the scene
Fresh-faced market set for
Michael Robertson-Cook chipped in at the Matchett's
stall. The Middleton-based comapny sells a
mouthwatering selection of sauces, chutneys and
Con and Harry Mantzarapis brought their fresh peaches
to the market from Renmark.
Settlers Park -- Bool Lagoon
• Consistent heavy black soils being naturally fertile
with high moisture capacity.
• 180 HA I.E. or proposed 1306 mega litre
underground water irrigation taking licence.
• 5 centre pivots with 7 circles. New sites able to be
• Approx. 10km from Naracoorte
• Currently producing potatoes, legumes, oil seed
• "Settlers Park" has a proven track record with a
near perfect combination of soil type and high
quality secure underground water -- the key
requirements for a successful enterprise.
Web Id: 7274154
AUCTION: Thursday 11th March 2010
at 1pm Naracoorte Town Hall
Cameron Grundy 0408 843 096
NARACOORTE (08) 8762 1200
Prime Irrigation Horticulture /
Seed / Hay
NARACOORTE -- SE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
605 Ha - 1495 Acres
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