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, with the vast majority grown pesticide free. 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.