Flavours of Plenty Festival

Back for its second year, the Flavours of Plenty Festival is living up to its name with plenty on offer for locals and visitors to the region to enjoy. Oscar Nathan, from Tourism Bay of Plenty, says, “We’re showcasing our coastal region’s world-class horticultural produce and seafood and the skills and flair of our innovative […]

Value Added Shopping at the Farmers Market

Words Liz French, Images Brydie Thompson Eating is a pleasure and shopping for food should be too. When rising prices and supermarket monopolies dim your enthusiasm, the Tauranga Farmers Market can inspire you again. Spring is the most prolific season at the farmers market. As Trixie, the market manager, points out, “Growth starts four weeks […]

The Real Thing

Words Liz French, Images Alex Spodyneiko Tauranga Farmers’ Market customers are lucky that their market is a genuine farmers’ market, and not only one of the longest running in the country but considered one of the best. Beware of imitations! Farmers’ markets are not all created equal. Just naming a market a farmers’ market does […]