Thanks from Middleton

A fabulous 22nd annual Middleton Fair has been and gone (although most of the scarecrows are still there to enjoy when you drive the Channel Highway).

Over 5,000 people attended the fair and many of these crammed into the hall to listen to the expert speakers.

Setting up at Middleton

Setting up at Middleton

Thank you to all our existing and new customers who came along to chat or purchase some of our products and help make the Fair a big success for the local Middleton community.  A big thankyou to Sandra who helped set up the stall and assisted with everything all day. Thanks also to David and to Juanita for their help too.

We sold lots of sourdough bread kits, pasta and spices.  Olives and Olive Oil from Patlin Gardens and almonds from Willunga in South Australia were popular. Of course, the ho-mi and the other gardening tools sold quickly. We also sold the watering cans that come from England.

Tino & Kate showcase a watering can

Tino & Kate showcase a watering can

Steve Solomon’s complete organic fertiliser was a very popular new product that The Garden Shed and Pantry had for the very first time.  We sold out all stocks at Middleton but you can still order more COF mixture directly from us.

Tino & Kate discuss the benefits of COF mixture

Tino & Kate discuss the benefits of COF mixture

 Middleton Fair is a great day and has something for everyone.  If you missed out this year do try and visit next year.  You will be pleased you made the trip. 

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Middleton Fair – Sat, Feb 2nd

The 22nd annual Middleton Fair will once again entertain thousands of people who visit Middleton Community centre, McDowall St, Middleton.

The Garden Shed and Pantry will be there to showcase all of our products and to provide  advice on gardening and cooking.

Kate at 2012 Middleton Fair

Kate at the 2012 Middleton Fair

This year a special feature will be a series of presentations in the hall featuring local experts and celebrities.  These are expected to be very popular – get there early or miss out!

In the Hall:

10:30 am – 11:30am – BUSY BEES
Keeping Bees in your Garden & using honey in sweet delights
Hedley Hodgkinson and Sue Metzler

11:30am – 12:30am – JUST SPUDS
Potatoes for all uses – growing and cooking
Alec Dean and the RVL’s Steve Cumper

1:00pm – 2:00pm – KIDS GARDENING
Seed magic and cooking for kids
ABC’s Gardening Australia’s Tino Carnevale and his mum, Pat

2:00pm – 3:00pm LOCAL SEASONAL FOODS
Growing, cooking & preserving great seasonal food
SBS’s Gourmet Farmer, Matthew Evans * Mary Walker * Letetia Ware

Over 80 stallholders on the site ensure that there is something for everyone.

Read more here.

Check out the Middleton Poster