Choku Bai Jo, The farmers outlet, opened on the 22nd of Feb 2008. The shop was set up by the Pentony Family who have been successfully selling chemical free vegetables in Canberra for over 10 years. The shop was set up as an extension of the two farmers markets in Canberra which have both been heavily influenced by the Pentonys. Dave Pentony with the Rotary Club of Hall set up and currently run the Capital Region Farmers Market at EPIC and Paddy Pentony set up the Southside Farmers Market in Phillip.
Choku Bai Jo sells produce from other producers that are at the markets as well as producers not able to make the markets. The goal for the shop was to give farmers another outlet for their fresh produce while making it easier for the public to access fresh produce.
The shop is open 2pm-7pm Monday to Friday (and 8am-1pm Saturday), this allows fresh produce to be picked every morning for the shop, so you know you are getting the freshest food possible. as well as the fresh produce picked every day from Gleann na Meala the shop also picks up other regional produce from: Young, Cowra, Piton and Sydney. produce from other producers is dropped off from areas like: Leeton, Batlow Marulin and Cowra. Choku Bai Jo is closed public holidays and generally the week between Christmas and New Year.
On the 27th of January 2011 Choku Bai Jo opened its second outlet in Curtin. The Curtin outlet is open the same business hours as North Lyneham.
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