Find Local Food

Producers

Wanaka Organics – organic eggs and fresh produce in season. Available at the gate (Glendhu Station). Glendhu Station also produces organic beef, lamb and wool for the mainstream market and are researching ways to sell these locally.

Garden Foodz – Hawea Flat farmer Paul Kummerow grows a wide range of fresh, organically grown veges in season: potatoes, carrots, beets, turnips, globe artichokes, peas, beans, greens, basil, cucumbers etc. Available at the Wanaka Farmers Market and Hawea Store.

The People’s bread – locally made bread using freshly ground organic grains, includes gluten free options. Find them at the Farmer’s Market on Thursday or Sunday, or order your bread online.

Farmers Markets

Wanaka Farmers Market … When:  3-6 pm Thursdays on Ardmore St, opposite Lake Wanaka (by the Speights Ale House).  Also some Sunday’s alongside the Wanaka Craft Market on Pembroke Park.

The Wanaka Farmers Market is predominantly local food, but does allow imported food from outside the region. Products range from home gardeners with surplus produce to larger commercial businesses, mostly Wanaka based, with a few vendors from Cromwell and surrounding areas. The market is based on regular vendors, but there are seasonal variations to the casual stalls so it’s worth checking back to see what is new, especially over the summer.

Cromwell Farmers Market  within the Cromwell Heritage Precinct, where an excellent range of local and regional produce is available – direct from growers and producers – during our spring and summer growing season.  Enjoy music and brunch foods and local, quality arts and crafts.

When: every Sunday 9am to 1pm.  Labour Weekend until Easter.

Retailers

All organic and wholefood retailers rely on imported produce (from elsewhere in NZ and overseas), but our local retailers also try and source locally produced food when they can. Please ask questions and offer encouragement. Buying local means more people will produce local food.

Soul Food – organic wholefoods, fresh produce and cafe 74 Ardmore St ph 03 443 7885

Wholefood Haven – online and instore organic retailer. 24 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka ph 03 443 8801

Pirate Pickles – at the farmer’s market, Thursdays 3 to 6pm

Eateries

Local Food Wanaka relies on word of mouth and networking, so please let us know if you have recommendations for this page. Leave a message below, or contact us here.

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