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Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

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Overview

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

Address: McCormacks Bay Road, Christchurch Christchurch & Canterbury

Phone: view phone027 600 7779

Contact Name: Tom Davies

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

Saturday, 10.00am to 1 pm - Rain or shine

Locations

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market -
Mount Pleasant Community Centre
McCormacks Bay Road
Mount Pleasant, Christchurch
Hours: Saturday, 10.00am to 1 pm - Rain or shine

Contact: Tom Davies
Ph 03 384 4390 or 027 600 7779

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