Music @ the Markets October Playlist

1/10/16 1:00-3:00 Jeff Prime and Dorothy-Jane Plonk/Wiffens
2/10/16 12:00-2:00 Busking – Adam Davidson Deli Planet
8/10/16 1:00-3:00 Busking – Lucy Sugerman Plonk/Wiffens
8/10/16 12:00-2:00 Ben Drysdale and Cameron Smith Mart Delicatessen
15/10/16 1:00-3:00 Busking – Will Campbell Plonk/Wiffens
16/10/16 12:00-2:00 Craig Williams Mart Delicatessen
22/10/16 1:00-3:00 Busking – Liam White Plonk/Wiffens
23/10/16 12:00-2:00 Martini Republic (ft. Leila Gato & Jenny Spear) Deli Planet
29/10/16 1:00-3:00 Busking – Dominic Lavers Plonk/Wiffens
30/10/16 12:00-2:00 Dollface (Alice Cottee & Tom Sherringham) Deli Planet

  • WHAT’S IN SEASON: FRUIT | APPLES: All new season except for Pink Ladies and Granny Smiths. BANANAS: Prices still impacted by supply issues from QLD floods. BERRIES: Last weeks for Tassie blueberries. Cooler weather has helped Strawberries with better value and longevity this week. Blackberries available. EXOTIC: Aussie mangosteens, rambutans, dragonfruit, guava and starfruit available. FIGS: Still peaking with a beautiful blush this week. GRAPES: Great range of grapes in season. Your preference depends on levels of crunch and sweetness desired. MANGOES: NSW KP mangoes still available. Last weeks for mangoes! MELONS: Rockmelons and watermelons a little scarce. PEARS: Corellas, Nashi, Williams and Buerre Bosc in season. Josephines and Packhams should start next week or so. PINES: Topless still eating well. POMEGRANATES: Aussie pomegranates in season. Better value this week. STONE FRUIT: Plums great varieties available still eating and cooking really well. Poach and freeze! VEGETABLES | Still feeling some impacts from the hot weather in January impacting vegetable crops around Australia and prices. Cooler Autumn weather will start to take effect over next few weeks. ASPARAGUS: Cooler weather in Victoria has meant a good Autumn asparagus crop with great value asparagus in season. However, Autumn season for Aussie asparagus is short so buy while available. AVOCADOS: New season shepherds in season. Hass ending soon. BEANS: Sugar snap and snowpeas still scarce. Round beans better value this week. Butter and Borlotti beans available. CAVOLO NERO & KALE: Beaut bunches. GARLIC: Tassie and organic garlic in season. GOOD VALUE: Zucchini, cucumbers and green capsicums. POTATOES & PUMPKIN: Kiflers the pick. TOMATOES: Scarce. FLOWERS: Great value roses.