Baxter Food and Goods market

Karen suggested we sign up as vendors at the Baxter Food and Goods Market, which started up a couple of months ago in the grounds of the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch. So we did. Our debut is this Sunday, but now that winter is here the market will be set up in the theatre foyer — which is vast, so vast in fact that, if they don’t get some music and some good-food smells going to fill the space, we will feel like a very small clutch of bats in a very large otherwise empty cave.

The Baxter is affiliated to the University of Cape Town and is situated in the heart of student land, between Main Road and Middle Campus. Consequently, we have surmised that bigger and more expensive items like blankets, shawls, large mirrors, etc. will not be successful, but that smaller items like earrings, necklaces, flower brooches, scarves, and little frames will be. So, a couple of new items have been strategically added to our packings:

And if nothing else, I had an absolute ball sourcing and/or making these goodies!

Incidentally, it is Mother’s Day this Sunday 13 May – is it the same in other countries?

To be continued…

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9 thoughts on “Baxter Food and Goods market

  1. rowena

    UK Mother’s Day has been and gone…. but I love your thinking on suitable merchandise for impoverished students. I’m sure they will love those ear rings.

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  2. Nice piece of work Post author

    Not to mention impoverished non-students! I quite fancy those wooden turquoise ones myself, might leave them off the table… They cost R25, by the way, what is that in pounds?

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    1. rowena

      I think that’s about GBP2 – a bargain from where I’m sitting. You can have the turquoise ones if I can have the pink and green ones.

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