market of the month
A FAMILY OUTING
Sardinia Bay in PE is home to the Sards Market in the Park, affectionately known as the Bark Park Market. Held at Sardinia Bay Kennels’ dog park, on the Lippstreu family’s property, this event is the ideal outing for your canine family members. Hasmita Amtha finds out what’s on offer…
STANDOUT FEATURES of the canine visitors, all first-time market goers are required to register their doggies on arrival, where proof of receiving core vaccinations, rabies shots and canine kennel cough vaccines are to be presented. It’s all worth it though, as the park is the ideal playground for your pooch. the choice of activities provided, you can shop from a variety of locally grown fare, ranging from fruits, herbs and vegetables to organic chicken and venison. the market by local permaculture gurus. Visit the market’s Facebook page to see who will be hosting the next meeting.
With regular vendors like Urban
Eats, The Meat Shack PE, Gourmet Girl, Vossie’s Deli and Mumzie’s Farm Kitchen, you definitely won’t leave hungry. Treat yourself to a couple of home-made bakes from @Hayleys, like their delicious carrot-andchocolate cakes, old-fashioned brownies and moreish oat cookies.
A fairly small gathering, the market offers a relaxed environment for both young and old. The outdoor element lends itself to many lazy Saturdays spent lounging in the shaded areas. Bring blankets and camping chairs along for extra comfort.
TAKE ME HOME
With all the sweet treats and fresh produce available, you’ll be tempted to take home quite a few goodies, but don’t miss out on the offerings at Kefir Life. The kefir – a healthy drink that’s a natural probiotic – sold at
Kefir Life is locally made and available in tea, milk and water variants.
WHEN, WHERE AND HOW?
Sards Market in the Park is held on the third Saturday of every month from 9am to 2pm; 418 Sardinia Bay Road, Lovemore Park, Port Elizabeth; 083 567 6308; facebook.com/ sardsmarket
SARDS MARKET IN THE PARK – PORT ELIZABETH