Matakana Village Farmers Market

by | New Zealand, Photography

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Chanelle at Go Raw near the entrance of the Matakana Village Farmers Market.

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Brent whips up yet another smoothie on what was supposed to be a rainy Saturday. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

Sophie at the Puriri Downs Egg Stall.

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

Rosé Crafted Cupcake stall.

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

Rainy days can be quieter, and with a lot of rain forecasted, the market was less busy than normal.

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Michael Bernard with his mobile knife sharpening unit. He started around 10 years ago, after quitting his job as a chef. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

At the knife sharpening unit—because you never know when there’s a nick or a cut.

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

The start of winter, but the summer dresses are still very much visible. The South Island is covered with heavy snow falls while the North Island still hovers at day time temperatures of 19°C (66.2° F) during the day. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Andrew at Jimmy’s Craft Foods. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

The stall at Wild Delicious Fermentery. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Edith who’s been making chocolate for close to 25 years and one of the earliest vendors at the Matakana Market. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Fernanda, Gui and Rachel at work at the Bon Appetit, Crêperie. 

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market

Up on her toes! 🙂

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Gui and Fernanda, originally from Brazil, quit their jobs in hospitality to set up the crêperie. They love their job and their kids are eager to help as well.

Matakana Village Farmers Market

The dog sitters. Sometimes there can be dozens of dogs at this location.

Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana Village Farmers Market