Nurtured by Nature

Words Liz french, images Brydie Thompson It’s no secret that organically grown food is better for you and for the environment. One of the many attractions of Tauranga Farmer’s Market is the choice from certified organic producers. So … what defines organic food?  Organic food is that grown without the use of synthetic chemicals, that […]

Courgette and Garlic Risotto with garden herbs and lemon

Recipes by Ian Harrison from Sugo, Images by Brydie Thompson Courgette and Garlic Risotto with garden herbs and lemon   A yummy summer risotto that everyone will love. The courgette flowers you should find at any good farmer’s market. The better the extra virgin olive oil you use – the better the dish will taste […]


Words VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ALEX SPODYNEIKO Long before they appear at Tauranga Primary school ladened with beautiful goods, the stallholders of the Tauranga Farmers’ Market have already been working hard growing, maturing, making and baking. We thought we would take a look at what you don’t see at the market to truly understand the […]