Olive Tree Markets

SAVE THE DATES: Olive Tree Markets to do its bit for bushfire relief

The ever-popular Olive Tree Markets is gearing up for a huge 2020 season and will be kicking things off by giving something back to bushfire ravaged communities.

The first two markets for the year slated for Saturday 1 February and Saturday 7 March will feature a charity raffle, with all proceeds being donated to WIRES, NSW Rural Fire Service and the Salvation Army.

A slew of stallholders will be donating prizes for the raffle including f4ramed prints of Nobby’s Beach by Burbia Prints, children’s swimwear featuring Aussie flora and fauna by Happie Co, Australian animal family artworks by Nicole Berlach, ceramic coffee cups from Brett Niven Ceramics, a cute as a button Koala bike bell from Beep Bells (pictured), and literally HEAPS more.

Olive Tree founder Justine Gaudry said she wanted to do everything possible to help.

“It’s been a sobering rime watching the impacts of climate change, and a big wake-up call that the time for real action is now, for each of us as individuals, as an Australian community, and for ou state and federal governments,” she said.

“At our first two markets for 2020, a collective of fantastic Olive Tree Market stallholders are donating prizes for a raffle which will be held at our February 1st and March 7th markets. All proceeds will be donated to WIRES, the NSW RFS and the Salvation Army.”

Market hounds are encouraged to make a gold coin donation (or more!) which will get you a ticket in the raffle.

The next Olive Tree Market will be held at Civic Park from 9am on Saturday 1 February.

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