Celebrating 10 years of the Adelaide Farmers’ Market!
Join in this October as 10 wonderful years of the Adelaide Farmers’ Market is celebrated. Thanks to the loyal members and customers, the fabulous stallholders and outstanding volunteers, the Adelaide Farmers’ Market has gone from strength to strength. The market has a terrific schedule of free activities for children and adults alike coming up all through the month of October. Each Sunday, the market will host a celebrity chef in their Market Kitchen and a range of great entertainment for littlest market-goers.
Sunday 2 October 2016 – 10th Anniversary
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market’s 10th anniversary will kick off with special performances by George the Farmer at 9.30am and 10:30am, where George and his friends will teach kids through stories and songs about where food comes from and life on an Australian farm. At 11.15am the market will celebrate the milestone with birthday cake and speeches at the demonstration kitchen. Following this, at 11:30am specialty chef and market stallholder, Saskia Beer will show shoppers how to recreate one of her very own recipes, using fresh market produce in the market kitchen. Free face painting will also be available throughout the day.
Sunday 9 October 2016
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market will continue its month-long 10th anniversary celebration with free circus skills workshops by Lolly Jar Circus from 9.30am to 11.00am. Held in the Kids’ Club area inside the market pavilion, children will learn to juggle a variety of objects including balls, flower sticks and hula-hoops. There will also be animal petting zoo at the market that morning, where children have the opportunity to get up close to a variety of adorable baby pets and small farm animals. Lastly, celebrity chef and market stallholder, Poh Ling Yeow will take to the kitchen at 11.30am for a mouth-watering cooking demonstration.
Sunday 16 October 2016
This week’s Kids’ Club activities will include an interactive wildlife show with Animals Anonymous, involving an educational presentation with tame native animals and the opportunity for children to get up close and meet a variety of the furry and scaly animals. Shows will commence at 9.30am and 10.15am (30 minutes per show). Kids will also have the opportunity to watch an entertaining balloon twister and take home a balloon gift. Celebrity chef and SA Life TV presenter, Rosa Matto will show shoppers how to cook one of her famous dishes at 11.30am in the market kitchen.
Sunday 23 October 2016
There’s plenty of activities on offer this week for families, including a jumping castle for kids, the A.R.E. snake and reptile display and a free Kids’ Club cooking activity from 10am – decorating cupcakes. The market kitchen will feature celebrity chef, Simon Bryant, who will show you a few cooking tricks to creating one of his fabulous recipes featuring seasonal local produce at 11.30am.
Sunday 30 October 2016
The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market’s 10th anniversary will conclude with a fun puppet show for kids aged 1 – 8 years old, involving two monkey puppets, Bongo & Congo, who play African drums, get the audience involved with singing and dancing, and perform magic tricks and special effects gags. Shows will be held at 9.30am and 10.15am (30 minutes per show). At 11.30am, Callum Hann & Themis Chryssidis from Sprout Cooking will feature in the weekly celebrity cooking demonstration, whipping up something delicious for shoppers to try made with fresh produce from the market.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the Adelaide Farmers Market website.
What: Adelaide Farmers Market 10th Anniversary
When: Sunday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 October 2016 | 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Adelaide Showground Farmers Market | Leader Street | Wayville
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