at 275 Fifield Terrace (between Helios Medical Centre and Rudolf Steiner School), Christchurch , 8023
The Opawa/St Martins Farmers' Market supports local growers and producers to sell their produce directly to local consumers. The market is a weekly destination for the Christchurch South community to buy fresh fruit and vegetables (including organic and spray-free), bread and baked goods, free-range eggs, honey,cheeses, ready-to-eat foods and drinks and much more! SEE INFORMATION BELOW REGARDING PARKING
Preferably bring cash to the market, however, Flo Cafe have eftpos and will be able to give cash out and there is an ATM at the nearby Mobil on the corner of Centaurus Rd and Albert Terrace. Our Charter Purpose To strengthen our local food security/sustainability by increasing the amount of food consumed which is locally grown and produced. Actions Support and stimulate local, small scale food production (particularly organic), giving growers and producers direct access to retail customers. Provide the community with a regular, reliable, local venue to purchase quality, healthy, local, fresh, seasonal produce and artisan food products. Encourage and support people to ‘grow their own’. Provide transparency to consumers as to where and how their food is grown/produced. Support the coming together of the local community, increasing social connection.
There are more than 40 parks available on the market grounds. Please drive into the medical centre car park - additional parking on the grass - follow the signs - continue through the car park to exit (you don't have to turn around!) We would love as many people as possible from the local area to walk or bike - plenty of cycle stands available right beside the market. Buses: Orbiter; 18 St Albans/Huntsbury; 12 Northwood/Murray Aynsley
2284 FB users likes Opawa/St Martins Farmers' Market, set it to 18 position in Likes Rating for Christchurch, New Zealand in Local business category
Yes it's raining and we have put up lots of gazebos for you to shelter under while sipping on your coffee/hot soup and nibbling on your toasted bagel, hot indian snacks, delicious pastries etc, etc, etc!!!
Good morning market-goers... Willows Cafe is open again after earthquake repairs. Look forward to seeing you soon :)
Thanks so much to Ollie, Vanessa & Brian from the Southern Seed Exchange who ran our Tomato Fest this year, and of course judges Richard Till, Jan Mackenzie and Adrian Harrison. Winner of tastiest category - James Manser (Italian); Tastiest Cherry - New Brighton Community Gardens (White Cherry; and Howard Keene won the Heaviest category with his 740g beefsteak tom - see pics below :)