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Archive for the 'Collingwood Childrens’ Farm' Category

Market Wrap: Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers’ Market.

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

It started off as a cool and overcast day, followed by patches of sun and drips of water while I was catching up with friends and gossip and meeting new dogs at the Farmers’ Market this morning.  I think it’s settling on overcast and humid for the rest of the day … I’ve been unable […]

Tea Smoked Duck

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

At the Collingwood Farmers’ Market yesterday I bought some duck, basically on a whim, from Milawa Chicken. I was remembering the gorgeous lightly smoked confit duck salad I’d had a Gerald’s a few weeks ago, and also I was looking for a filling for some dumplings to stock up the freezer.

Vanilla Pods from Papua New Guinea

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

This week, as I was leaving the Collingwood Farmers’ Market, I spied an interesting sign promising vanilla pods from Papua New Guinea. Turns out it was a fundraiser for a small community off the coast of PNG which is being forced to move off their coral atoll, Carteret.  This atoll is about 80km from the […]

Farmers’ Market Round Up: Collingwood Childrens’ Farm

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Saturday 12 June was a chilly and rainy kinda day – with enough sun peeping through to keep a smile on my face. Anorak, scarf, produce bags and carry bags – CHECK! It got a bit muddy as they morning progressed, but it was heartening to see the line up of folk waiting when I […]