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The Winter Series

The Grey Lynn Farmers Market Winter Series
We know it’s hard to get out of bed on a wintery Sunday morning, so here’s one more incentive!

Every week throughout June and July the Grey Lynn Farmers Market will be hosting a demonstration or presentation at 11am!

5 June BeeTalk
Want to know more about bees, honey or beekeeping? If you’re considering keeping bees or just want to learn more about these fascinating creatures, award-winning local beekeeper Carol Downer will answer your questions. Come with something in mind to ask or just tune in to other questions that people may have.

12 June Rainwater Harvesting for Dummies
This easy to follow demonstration will teach you the basics of rainwater harvesting at home. Rainwater harvesting advocate and teacher Laurie Dee will take us through the basics of how to recycle your own rainwater and what equipment is needed.

19 June Indian Vegetarian Cooking
Yum curry! Learn how to prepare a complete Indian vegetarian meal quickly and using fresh Farmers Market vegetables. Varsha Belwalkar, a vegetarian cook from Mumbai, India, will show you the tricks to getting that authentic Indian taste without relying on pre-prepared spice mixes.

3 July Marmalade and Jammaking 101
Learn the ABCs of making amazing jams and maramlades that set properly everytime. Rebecca and Philipa from the People’s Orchard will explain everything you need to know about how to produce the perfect jar of jam in this hands-on demonstration. Bring a 250ml jar or smaller.

10 July Green Smoothies
Once you discover Green Smoothis you’ll never look back. Market manager Charlotte will demonstrate how to make these smoothies – a blend of seasonal and leafy greens – that will massively improve your diet and give you instant energy while sharing a variety of recipes to help you get started with them at home.

17 July Stress and Your Health
75% of all disease is caused by chonic high stress levels and poor lifestyle choices! Managing stress is crucial in our fast-paced world. Wellness chiropractor Dr Alex Rodwell will share some simple ways that can transform stress in your body and in your life that will empower you to get your body in balance.

24 July Winter Health
Want to stay healthy this winter while others are sniffling and coughing? Third-year Wellpark Naturopathy student Leila Banks will lead you through the best ways optimise your health and naturally boost your  immune system.

Attend any Winter Session and go into the draw to win one of four $25 vouchers from Ripe Deli!