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Indigenous foods represented at the Jolly Carp Organic market on a weekly basis draws on traditional products and produce!
Many of our traditional recipes are taken from the Boeka Treats - A complilation of traditional food recipes!
On Terra Madre Day Sat 14th Dec 2013 the Jolly Carp Organic market will be focusing on firefoods, like Lamb spitbraai, potjie kos made with pens and pootjies and fish on the coals and traditional foods of Cape Malay origins eg. breyani, traditional curries and roti-roti is an art form which involves a long hand made process! Join us on Saturday 14th Dec from 10am till late for all the festivities of Terra Madre Day with childrens activities, belly dancing and music whilst you shop for an array of Christmas gifts!
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Firefood will also be highlighted as part of Terra Madre Day Celebration ie: spitbraai,potjie kos all traditional foods of the First people the Khoi, bredies also form part of the cuisine of Khoi as does all seafoods , crayfish, abalone ( fish that we dont really have access to as much) and other fish, snoek, yellowtail are some of the traditional fish eaten by the Khoi. Firefood is also about conserving electricity, so braai’s which are an essential part of South African life forms part of the landscape of food that are traditional as is Biltong which is a natural way of preserving meat when it is scarce
The Jolly Carp gardens will be transformed with stretch tents to the ground on Saturday April 27th, Freedom Day! We are celebrating our 1st birthday from 3pm with a lamb spitbraai, snoek on the coals, with 2 salads and a welcome drink as our freedom day special @ R30. Janine is selling tickets at the market Saturday from 10am to 3pm or contact her on cell: 071 259 4545/ firstname.lastname@example.org or Sheena 081 539 6858. There will be music and some live entertainment from 3pm till 7pm
Preceding, our birthday celebration party on the same day, Saturday April 27th, the market hall will be transformed into a Wellness Clinic for the first time from 10am to 3pm. A range of activities will be available which includes free blood pressure, cholestrol and diabetes checks. Dr Neil Burman, a Specialist Physcian will be giving a special talk on the No X-ray/No Squeeze Sure Touch mammogram for early detection of breast cancer and will also elaborate on screening importance for prostrate cancer for Men. He will be assisted by Dr Evelyn Lyle -Goss whom he shares a practice in Claremont! Dr Burman is fundraising agressively to purchase the machine which will save women’s lives due to early detection and affordability to have the No X-ray/No-squeeze Sure touch mammogram machine available on an ongoing basis fr regular screenings. Contact Petrina at email@example.com/ 074 302 3254 if you are in the position of contributing to a fund of R350 000.00 to make this life -saving machine a purchased reality! Costs for screening will therefor be greatly reduced for mammograms that is a safer option for women and is endorsed by the Cancer Association.
In addition to these opportunities there will be Thai yoga massages and reflexology corners, reiki, and a nutritional book called Wholesome eats by Rashida Ebrahim for R80. Rashida will have on display one of the foods that is illustrated in the book to sample. This will prove that nutritious foods need not be boring in taste!
In parallel, to the Wellness clinic will be the market on the enclosed rain-proof patio and under the stretch tents outside where food can be bought, a range of organic products which includes organic eggs, honey, farm butter and many more, freshly pressed vegetable and fruit juices, Farmers breakfast with tea or freshly ground organic coffee, cakes,biscuits and breads, craft and jewelry and an improved clothing range by Gaby, Vilma and Ilhaam
For men there are the carwashes, hardware and tools, second hand bookstall. Call Mandy to place your orders Cell: 074 516 7002
Hot on our heels on Saturday May 18th we will be having a World Baking Day Competition. This is open to bakers who bake for fun,bake with friends, bake for a living and who bake bravely beautiful speciality cakes! There are 4 categories:
1) Birthday and Speciality cakes 2) Tarts and cheesecakes 3) Cupcakes 4) Cakes
Conditions for entry : Bakers have to use organic eggs and butter iin their baking! No entry fee and applications must be in by the 11 May 2013. Baked produce must be available for sampling after judging to our visitors, hence there is no entry fee!
Contact : Janine on 021 761 5411/071 259 4545 or firstname.lastname@example.org / or email@example.com
Competition for Novice bakers: Must use Stork margerine & organic eggs
Categories : Cupcakes, Cakes and biscuits
Booking of the Jolly Carp Hall : contact firstname.lastname@example.org /or email@example.com Cell: 071 259 4545/ 074 302 3254
Cost R2500 of which R500 is returnable if hall is left in good condition.
Once date is confirmed R500 deposit has to be paid into our bank account. Balance to be paid 1 month in advance
Woman2Woman Network meetings every second Saturday in the month. Contact Avril : 072 404 4644/ 021 761 5411 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of dates or if you want to be a Guest Speaker
Start up small business training dates:
Thursday 23rd May from 10am to 1.00pm
Learn to Earn
Thursday 20 June 10am to 1.00pm
Learn to Earn for Youth 18yrs to 35yrs
Price : R50
Area for catered events that the Jolly Carp Organic market can service with food,drinks and layout for functions. Hall hire is R2000 and including stretch tent R6 000. Food can be an optional extra at a negotiated price which includes children’s parties! Contact person: Petrina Roberts Cell: 074 302 3254 or email: email@example.com for available bookings or more info
Our Old School Valentine’s Day Picnic on the grass takes place on Saturday 16th February 2013 at the Jolly Carp, from 2pm till 9pm. Tickets are R250 per couple which includes a Valentines Food bag with oak smoked organic chicken and salads, panini rolls, other treats and 2 red velvet cakes with a bottle of wine or other non-alcoholic beverages for non -drinkers. Tickets are available and can be paid into our account deposit slips must be faxed 086 504 5259 or emailed: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name : MENNGOS
Bank: Standard Bank Kromboom branch
Branch Code : 026209
Account No: 072 888 024
Ref: Valentines Picnic & name
Street Food will also be on sale by our vendors and beverages to slake your thirst! This will keep you going until the night ends under twinkling lights. Music you can look forward to is Suddenly by Billy Ocean, Its raining men, Where is the Love by Roberta Flack and Donnie Hathaway are some of the DJ hits with Live entertainment by Vernon Castle, Abazala Marimba’s and Paul Jacobus with his scintilating Original Love poems to music and singers that will keep your feet and heart colliding into one! Join us on this journey as we celebrate the old school music of yesteryear. You are welcome to dress in bell -bottoms and garish flowery tops. Bring your picnic blankets and we will see to your every comfort under stretch tent, grass and trees! Check our facebook page for updates: Jolly Carp Organic Market. Like our page and you can win a ticket to the Old School Valentine’s picnic
Tickets are also available at the Jolly Carp Organic market every Sat
Contact the office on 021 761 5411/761 2373 for any stall enquires and tickets
Jolly Carp Organic Market has a perfect setting for garden functions and children’s parties. Avril Arrison can be contacted to arrange children’s parties or birthdays. We have just set up a rainproof patio area that overlooks the garden which has been extended for entertainment purposes. Avril Can be contacted on 072 404 4644 for catered events or Cinovea on 074 198 8531 or email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the layout for Terra Madre Day on the 15 December, where the Competition for Girls and Boys will take place between the ages of 13years and 17years at 3pm. Competition forms available from Janine 071 259 4545 or Sheena on 081 539 6858 or email: email@example.com ! The Carols by Candlelight at 7pm will be led by the Fellowship of Love Ministeries which have their services every Sunday at the Jolly Carp! We welcome their partnership with us on Terra Madre day.
We welcome Sons of Selassie who will entertain us on Terra Madre Day Sat 15 Dec! The Jolly Carp Organic Market will be open every Saturday over the holidays and look forward to live music, a full Farmer’s breakfast and vegetarian option at the princely sum of R25 which includes coffee,tea or juice. Great traditional foods, organic wraps of beef,chicken and vegetarian organic fillings by Shaheen and Imaan and cakes, biscuits, watermelon konfyt, children’s party packs by Natasha. Naturally Good Environmentally safe cleaning products sold by Mandy Cell: 074 516 7002 to place orders! Freshly cut flowers and proteas by Melvin Williams. Orders can be placed for any special events like weddings, birthday parties with Melvin Cell: 076 873 1507. He also sells organic chocolates by cococafair.Handcrafted goods, silver jewelry at precious prices, clothing by Illaam and designer wear by Vilma and Gaby for all occasions, new and second hand books and many more! Organic vegetables from the Jolly Carp permaculture garden and from our small farmers we support. A range of organic produce and products are sold which includes olives, jams, juices, farm fresh butter ect
Tickets are available from the Jolly Carp Market every Saturday from 10am to 3pm or from Janine 071 259 4545 or Alistair 072 118 2603/ 021 761 5411/ 2373 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also place the ticket money into the MENNGOS Bank account:
Name : MENNGOS
Bank : Standard Bank Kromboom Branch
Branch Code : 026 209
Account No: 072 888 024
Reference: Your Name and telephone number
Email: email@example.com or fax the payment advice to : 086 504 5259
What you can expect at Jazz on the Vlei #2 @ the Jolly Carp on Sat 1st December!
To remember all those who have passed we will be honouring Richard Ismail,-Activist and Jazz lover, Robbie Jansen Jazz Musician par excellance and Iyad son of Fatima Pandy who supported the Jolly Carp Organic market before he passed after suffering for several years from leukemia. Iyad was only 13years old. We will also light candles for all the those that have passed to commerate World Aids day! Please bring your candles along as we will light them as the sun sets over Princess Vlei
Zelda is still singing at the young age of 72 years. She gyms every morning and is as fit as a fiddle which allows her to travel extensively for gigs and pleasure. She is known as the Doyenne of Jazz! Recently she sang at Leslie Kleinsmith’s wedding where he re-confirmed his vows to his new wife. Zelda will be belting out all your favorite songs!
On Thursday the 4th October - The Keegan Williams Project will be hosting a closed workshop for Cape Jazz institute
On Friday 5th October a jazz clinic for practising muscians will be held for muscians & buskers aged 35 yrs and older as the lead in to the Jazz festival on Saturday 6th October at 6pm
A Jazz festival will be taking place after the Jolly Carp Saturday market on Saturday the 6 October 2012 from 5pm. Tickets are R80 and a shuttle service inclusive of ticket will be R200 in the Southern Suburbs. Tickets will be available next week Saturday 18th August at the Jolly Carp Saturday Market 38 Sasmeer Road Retreat from 10am to 3pm. Alternative is Janine Africa on 071 259 4545/ 021 703 3579 or Barbara McCrae on same landline. Collection will be at the office of Janine and Barbara in Ottery or at the Jolly Carp Market. No tickets will be sold at the door on the 6 October.We are promising a wonderful Sunset festival together with food and beverages adjoining Princess Vlei!
The Jolly Carp Organic Market which takes place every Saturday at 38 Sasmeer Road Retreat from 10am to 3pm has a variety of offerings for you!
This month being the Month of Woman we will be serving free coffee or hot chocolate for all the woman visiting the market every Saturday. In addition to this we have a well resourced indoor play area for children and an outdoor garden with eco -friendly swings,tree house and jungle jim to keep your little ones occupied. We hope this will encourage you to have time to browse through our array of stalls that have jewelry, beautiful bags, handmade craft, second hand books which are sold to pay for seeds for the projects we support.
Hot food you can expect are Cape Malay cooking and snacks, foods that Madiba loves cooked from recipes collated by Anna Trapido, hot wraps made with organic beef and salads with a vegetarian option and many more scintilating foods and snacks that will take away the element of surprise.
Coming from Cape Town along Prince George Drive you pass the Klip Cemetry on the left further along you pass Princess Vlei and approach the robots with Nando’s on the left, at the intersection of 5th Avenue Grassy Park and Retreat Road. Take a right turn into Retreat road. Driving a short distance brings you to Retreat Community Hall on the corner of Toring road. Turn right into Toring road which curves into Loch road and at the T-junction you turn right into Sasmeer road where the Jolly Carp is based. It has big grounds and trees and a misshapen gate where you enter. The new grey hall on the right is the Jolly Carp market. Coming from Muizenberg on Prince George Drive you approach the robot that intersects with 5th avenue on the right and Retreat road on the left. You cross over at the robot staying on Prince George drive and you turn left into Scottsville road and then right into Loch road. At the end of Loch road there is the same T -junction and you turn right into Sasmeer road.
What you can expect!