Eat your way around your local market these holidays with our go-to guides and favourite finds.

GREY LYNN FARMERS' MARKET

The corner market that has recently gone 100 per cent palm oil-free is a great spot to drive by and grab a loaf of artisan bread from Blackwoods Bakery, or stock up on organic herb seedlings to plant in the afternoon and eat in the coming weeks. Every Sunday, 9am-12.30pm, 510 Richmond Rd.

Don't leave without:
• Narbey Olive Oil infused with lemon and lime $20, perfect on a salad.
• Ruru Macarons cocktail range $10 for a 6-pack, with flavours such as pina colada and black Russian.


MATAKANA FARMERS' MARKET

It's worth fighting the crowds at this foodie favourite to stock up on handmade oils, relishes and chocolates or indulge in a five-course market meal of mussel fritters, thai sausages, woodfired pizza, raw juice and creamy cannoli. Matakana Square, 2 Matakana Valley Rd, 8am-1pm.

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Don't leave without:
• Cobara Foods cashew butter, $12, all natural and utterly delicious.
• Organic Delights coconut and raspberry gluten-free wafers, $7.
• Matakana Pottery Co butter pot $10-$40, proceeds go towards restoring the historic Matakana Dairy Factory.

Narbey Olive Oil; Ruru Macaroons cocktail range; Cobara Foods cashew butter; Organic Delights coconut and raspberry; Matakana Pottery Co butter pot.
Narbey Olive Oil; Ruru Macaroons cocktail range; Cobara Foods cashew butter; Organic Delights coconut and raspberry; Matakana Pottery Co butter pot.
Epicurean Tonics from Planet Medicine; Bonnie oat crackers; Baklava from the Turkish stall.
Epicurean Tonics from Planet Medicine; Bonnie oat crackers; Baklava from the Turkish stall.
Sweet Red Scrumptious Strawberry Jam; Waiheke Island herb spread; Jenny's Kitchen Tamarind chutney; Down at the Farm salt blend with herbs and spices.
Sweet Red Scrumptious Strawberry Jam; Waiheke Island herb spread; Jenny's Kitchen Tamarind chutney; Down at the Farm salt blend with herbs and spices.