The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market is celebrating 20-years by giving foodies exclusive insight into the goings on for five of their most popular artisan producers.
During a half-hour, pre-booked session, you can celebrate with our artisan specialists; meet the people behind the product, hear their stories, learn a tip or two, have a taste and take away a small goodie.
Meet Ann Nieuwenhuis, the passion and determination behind Nieuwenhuis Farmstead Creamery, and taste a variety of their cheeses. From Geoff Crawford, owner of Telegraph Hill, discover which extra virgin olive oil works for your taste buds interactive oil tasting session.
Heather Smith, of Heather’s Feijoas, will share organic feijoa jelly with cheese and crackers and organic freeze-dried wedges; Greta Carney, owner of Hapi, will talk through the healing power of whole foods; while Kanapu Hemp Foods will delight you with their story of innovation and challenging the status quo.
The Hawke's Bay Farmers Market is celebrating 20 years with a festive market full of fun, specials, giveaways and prizes.
Since graduating at the age of 20 something with a BA in Theatre and Film Gretta has dedicated herself food, healing and health. She has worked in various guises including caterer, researcher, project manager, writer, gardener and homeopath. Gretta represented Aotearoa/New Zealand at Terra Madre, the International Slow Food Meeting of Indigenous Food Producers and has a National Diploma in Biodynamic Organic Agriculture. But her most favourite occupation is the planning and execution of a feast as many many friends and family and catered guests will well testify.
Hapī are best known for their almond satay noodle salads and gluten free chicken sandwiches however they have many more years combined experience delivering fabulous feasts than they do serving takeaway organic lunch! Hapī will only use the highest quality organic and wild harvested ingredients and prepare them in a manner that most manifests universal hapīness, whatever the occasion. The Hapī team are committed to delivering food and service of the highest standard in every aspect of their business.
F.A.W.C! is a series of exceptional food and wine experiences set in stunning locations in Hawke’s Bay. Running twice a year, F.A.W.C! is a chance to get up close and personal with chefs and food producers, wine makers and the clever people that make up the New Zealand food and wine scene. F.A.W.C! Summer Series runs November, 6-15, 2020