Growing fresh fruit and vegetables is a family affair for the Tsimiklis

Meri and Nick Tsimiklis grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables on their Virginia market gardens. They bring the week’s harvest fresh to the market each Sunday. 

Field grown vegetables include:  beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower,  garlic, leeks, Lebanese zucchini,  radishes, rocket, silver-beet, spinach, spring onions and okra. They also grow herbs, including: basil, coriander, Italian and curly parsley andmint,

In the glasshouse they grow: banana capsicum, capsicum, cherry tomatoes, chillies, curly beans, flat beans, Lebanese eggplant and cucumbers, red and yellow roma tomatoes, string beans and yellow zucchini.

Seasonal lines include: corn, figs, rock melon, snow peas and watermelon.

The Tsimiklis family also make: green olives with capsicum, Kalamata olives and Kalamata olive oil as well as ‘Troushi’ a traditional Greek mixed vegetable pickle.

Find the Tsimiklis stall outside at the Adelaide Farmers’ Market every Sunday. The stand also accepts EFPOS and Visa payments.