Organic Farmers Market

Nairobi

Naomi Macharia Profile

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Spring onions, red cabbage, beet roots, potatoes, green peas, leeks, spinach, onions, artichoke and carrots are some of the products that Naomi sells at the organic farmers market. She owns a four-acre farm in Nyakainu and other areas around Naivasha too. She has been participating in the organic farmers market for over five years now. She learnt about organic farming from the Kenya Institute of Organic Farming, (KIOF). Since being taught about organic and learning the benefits of organic, she decided to shift to organic farming.

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Fluffy Buttah

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Fluffy Buttah, looking for a great moisturizer, lacking all the bad chemicals but still smells great? Organic hand whipped body butter (99.3%) made with Ghanaian shea butter, raw cocoa butter, virgin coconut oil, sweet almond oil and Fragrance oil. Butter comes in 3 flavors orange, berry and lemon. A great chocolaty smell without the hassle of those pesky calories 🙂 treat yourself!

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Is Organic Food Expensive?

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“Organic food is expensive” is one of the excuses that most people give when asked why they don’t eat organic food. But how much do you value your life? How much is your health worth to you? While researching about this article, I read about a farmer who always responded to people who always complained about the high price of organic foods by asking them “Have you priced cancer lately?” Continue reading

Organic Farmers Market, Kenya – Jane Randall

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Randall’s journey to organic farming started over a year ago and her Uncle George was pivotal in her getting into farming and motivating her. The Uncle she mentions and appears in the video passed on 10 days after producing the video. He was at the Purdy Arms Organic Farmers Market on Saturday 16th, January 2016 and passed on Sunday night. May his soul rest in peace.

 

Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

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Sweet potato fries are amazingly delicious. For that crunchy, sweet and spicy taste this is a snack worth a try.

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium sized sweet potatoes.
  • Olive oil. Put just enough tablespoons to coat the fries slightly.
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper-sprinkle enough to taste.
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Live Love Organic

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Purdy Arms Restaurant in Karen is host to the organic Farmers Market every Saturday from 9:00a.m to 4:00p.m. Vendors arrive as early as 8:00a.m to step up and be ready by 9:00a.m in preparation for their clients. Considering some of the customers prefer to be at the market before 9:00a.m, the vendors are always ready to accommodate them.  Fullscreen capture 1282016 94632 AM.bmp

The variety of products at the farmers market ensures that you will get numerous. Some of the organic produce readily available at the farmers market include: Continue reading

Fried Peppers with Garlic, Lemon and Sea Salt

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Sometimes having that spicy hot feeling brings out the best mouth-watering taste in a meal. For those who like it spicy and hot then this is definitely a meal to try out.

Ingredients

  • ¼ Cup of Vegetable Oil
  • 7 Ounces of Fresh Shishito Peppers or Fresh Green Chiles
  • 2 Large thin Sliced Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh Lemon Juice

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