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Head Down To Christchurch Farmers’ Market To Relax And Have Your Taste Buds Blown Away

By Jack Saddler

Head Down To Christchurch Farmers’ Market To Relax And Have Your Taste Buds Blown Away

This is a mouth-watering affair.

If you’re found stuck for things to do on a Saturday morning, Christchurch Farmers’ Market might be the delicious spot for you. [Featured Image: @christchurchfarmersmarket].

Never been? Well, you’re in for a treat. This spot will scratch many an itch, so let’s take you through them.

The market is open every Saturday morning from 9am, in Riccarton.

The Fresh Produce

Looking to make a hearty fish stew over the weekend? Need some herbs and spices for the curry you’re preparing from scratch? Want to upgrade your weekly fruit and veg shopping? Craving fresh banana bread again? Well, look no further than Christchurch farmers market.

You’ll find some great stands for any kind of ingredients you need, from High Country Salmon to Robinson’s Bay Olive Oil. Anything you need for your great home cooking is here in abundance.

The Snacks

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If you’re looking to pick up some great food to eat on the go, this is one of Christchurch’s best spots for the pleasure. With heavy variety on offer, you can keep coming back for more each weekend. You’ll find cinnamon puff oysters, heavenly chocolate from stalls, pancakes plus much more. And, that’s just the sweet stuff.

It boasts sushi and dumplings, as well as fresh bread all around to nibble on. Christchurch Farmers’ market even has a stand that simply sells treats, including “pupcakes”, for your dog! So it’s popular for the entire family!

The Drinks

Over at the market, there’s plenty of stands that specialise in great beverages. From Buffalo Milk trucks to Tonic Mixes to Wigram Brewery, providing you some great beers.

Entertainment

Christchurch Farmers’ Market is a great family-friendly event. On top of the delicious produce and snacks, there’s live music. This is particularly great around this time of year, as the summer creeps towards us thick and fast. There’s a range of different acts that play out on the lawn.

Practical information

Saturdays, 9am-1pm.

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