Mothers Day at the Markets

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday. Its such a lovely time of year at the Markets, Autumn produce, Autumn leaves, (mostly) blue skies, sunshine and a little bit of nip in the air. Wiffens has the largest range of great value fresh flowers in Canberra and their in store florist will be more than happy to make you a Mothers Day bunch (you can never go wrong with flowers as a gift.) Trugolds also sells flowers and our three delis have a great range of gifts. Canberra wine continues to grow in reputation and Plonk is the place to visit to pick up a local drop to drink now or cellar. Take your Mum out to breakfast, brunch or lunch at one of our cafes or food stalls or even better buy everything you need to make a Mother’s Day meal (what Mother doesn’t love not having to cook for once). image-mothers-day

  • WHAT’S IN SEASON | APPLES: New season Gala’s and Ginger Golds. BERRIES: Strawberries scarce due to heat. Raspberries and blueberries good value. Blackberries available. Organic blueberries. CHERRIES: Last weeks. Fantastic flavour this week. CITRUS: Lemons still scarce should ease soon. Peak season for Valencias as peak of Summer means greener skin on Valencias. FIGS: Peak season for figs, great value and eating. GRAPES: Great range of grapes. Try Sapphire grapes. Thompson Seedless great eating. LYCHEES: Aussie lychees still in season, smaller fruit only. MANGOES: Ending soon. KP’s ended. Honey Gold’s and Calypso available. MELONS: Rockmelons very good. POMEGRANATES: Imported pomegranates only. STONE FRUIT: Great range of plums including Queen Garnett plums. Nectarines still good. ASPARAGUS: Last weeks price affected by diminishing supply. AVOCADOES: Hass, Shepherds and Reid’s all in season. BEANS: Particularly scarce with flowers being burned off a few weeks ago as a result of heat. CELERIAC: Beautiful firm and large celeriac. GREEN VEG: All affected by the heat. POTATOES & PUMPKIN: Sweet potatoes great choice for this time of year. White, purple and orange. TOMATOES: All good. Saucing tomatoes available. Great cherry tomatoes. FLOWERS: Foliage is great at this time of year. Ginger Flowers and Monsterio leaves our pick for look and lasting.