Saturday’s Thursday market

2014-01-31 00:00

THE Thursday market in Alexandra Park is taking the gap left by the Farmers’ Market, which moved to Botanical Gardens, to stage their own Saturday market.

Roger Bowles, an organiser of the Thursday market, explained that they had been running the Thursday market at the park for over 20 years, from a spot opposite the Alexandra Road police station.

“When the Farmers’ Market decided to move to the Botanical Gardens, many residents who enjoyed their Saturday morning fresh produce shopping in the park were concerned about having to trek across the city to do their shopping.

“I spoke to our stallholders, who agreed to be part of a Saturday market, so starting [tomorrow] at 6.30 am we will be at our usual spot,” he said.

Bowles said there will be 22 stalls offering a variety of goods.

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