Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market (Stellenbosch)
Categories: Arts & Crafts / Craft & Flea Markets / Farm Stalls & Markets / Malls & Shopping
Price group: Free to Browse (see other things to do in this price group)
Available in the following region(s): Cape Winelands
Stay Overnight: See Stellenbosch accommodation, in Western Cape
Old school favourites meet the new school lifestyle on a paved courtyard in a modern Stellenbosch development which is easily mistaken for a farm on any given Saturday. Just like dungareed folk that farm all seasons this slow food market under red and green striped shading is open for harvest in rain and shine. Mini black boards label goodies and identify specials in chalk.
Hand-picked fruit and vegetables still smelling of dew and soil are heaped high in Hessian bags and wooden crates. Biltong bites, baked bread baskets, farm feathered fowls, fresh Fynbos flowers, Provençal parfaits and plenty plush products are haphazardly heaped on clustered tables. Sensitive skin soaps and bath salts are handmade with love. Hippies and divas alike shop side-by-side for handmade chocolate, artisan cheeses and yummy yoghurts. Kids play barefoot and unsupervised in wooden water barrels or supervised (shoes optional) at the crèche while parents get a massage at a reflexology stall.
The Slow Wine route stalls sample and sell South African wine, showcasing organic and garagist blends. South African art and photographs sit beside their makers. Friendly aprons assist shoppers at the independent stalls that present treats and eats with wholesome care. Fishes and fresh finds, staple and exotic ingredients slowly make their way into your pantry to the sound of live Latin singers and cheerful chatters.
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