July will be a busy month in the 2 duck trading calendar. Normally we are in France but this year we are here get to be part of the Bastille Revolution Festival and we are soo excited. We have lots of new St James styles coming for the festival. http://bastillefestival.com.au/bastille-festival-sydney-2017/
Basket of the Month
One of our favourite styles is our basket of the month. The medium rustic rectangle basket. A perfect size for shopping or even a mobile office. This is the basket we use for all our market admin. Made from the rarer dwarf palm leaf with short strong leather handles. This basket stands well and is the perfect size for daily shopping, a sport run or a trip to the bank. Visit this basket and the rest of the range over on the shop page.
Markets for July
Moore Park Foodies Market at the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter – this month we will be attending on 1st, 5th, 8th. Then 19th, 22nd and 26th July.
Carriageworks Farmers market
Saturdays mornings 8th and 22nd July at Carriageworks from 8 to 1 pm.
The festival is from 13th to 16th July in the whole Circular Quay precinct. 2 duck trading can be found at the French Emporium village in Scout Plaza right down near Circular Quay. We will bring our full range of baskets, St James tee shirts, hats, table linens and more.
Back to Newington Day: At Newington school, Stanmore – 29th July from 8am to 4pm. For our full range of baskets, St James tee shirts, hand crochet raffia hats and our beautiful table linens.
Up and coming:
August is coming around soon and 2 duck will be exhibiting once again at Life Instyle Melbourne. Visit us at our same spot Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th August in the beautiful Exhibition building Carlton for our new range of baskets for this coming Summer.
Merci et à bientôt
Flash sale from today until COB Friday 30th June.
Selected styles reduced by $10 in our EOFY sale. Visit our store.
Love 2 duck.
Wow it is already June – where does the year go!!!!
With the fantastic autumn days of late, the markets have been so wonderful to visit. Hoping for these beautiful days to continue. Soon the harvest of the date palm will begin in Morocco and the cycle of basket making begins again. We are currently working on our new collection to be unveiled later in the year. Some surprises coming! Here is sneak peak. Love the X details. This baskets has it’s origins in Tunisia.
Basket of the Month
Celebrating our buckle basket this month! We are doubly excited about this basket as it also features in this months Country Style market ready feature! This is a great basket – strong and durable with the leather trim and handles but with the added security of the leather strap and buckle. See this basket and all our others over on Our Shop. June sale on this basket too – special treat for you.
Markets for June
Every Wednesday and Saturday 3rd, 10th, and 24th June you can find us @mooreparkproducemarket in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter from 8am to 2pm.
Visit us on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month (10th and 24th) at the Carriageworks Farmers market from 8am to 1pm. Baskets only at this market.
Northside Produce market is on on the first and 3rd Saturday of the month. You can find us at the 3rd Saturday 17th June from 8am to midday.
Hope to see you at the market.
Last minute pressie for Mother’s Day?? We have some fantastic baskets for you!!
We have some great classic baskets on our $5 off sale – until Friday 12th May.
Visit our shop, we will be posting all week to get the baskets out to you!!
Markets for May
We can be found every Wednesday and most Saturdays at Moore Park Produce market in May. This market is on in the showering at the Entertainment Quarter from 8am to 2pm. Join us for the Mothers Day market 13th May – there will be raffles, prizes and giveaways.
2 duck will be at Carriageworks Farmers market Saturday 13th and 27th May from 8am tip 1pm for baskets only. We have lots of specials for the May 13th market too.
Rose Bay Farmers market Tuesday 30th May Pannerong Reserve from 8am to 2pm.
Love 2 duck xx
As I write the rain is pelting down and I am thinking of friends and stockists living and working on the East Coast – wow it is wet. This is from Sydney and I am sure it is much worse elsewhere. Seems like we have had unprecedented rains of late. This is giving new meaning to being wet ducks!! My thoughts are with those with roofs blown off and gardens and homes in turmoil!!
We will be away for part of April visiting Cambodia but our onlines will still be processed as normal. See the dates for all our April markets below. Of course it is Easter and we will definitely be at the Burrawang Easter Fair. Rain or shine for this favourite market.
Remember too Mothers Day is coming and there isn’t anything better to get a busy Mum than a French market basket! So many options to choose from on the Our Shop page. http://2ducktrading.com.au/product-category/market-basket/
Basket of the Month
A classic basket with leather trim and long handles. This basket is an variation on the original classic basket with leather trim as it has an extra woven rim and base for extra strength and stability. A medium size basket with long thick comfy leather handles it is perfect for all the carrying we do!! It is on special until the end of April for the fête des mêre.
Markets for April
We will be at Moore Park produce market Wednesday 5th and 26th and Saturday 1st, 8th and 29th of April. For baskets, fine French food, St James tee shirts and all our great table linens.
For Goodness Sake – Fair Farmers market at the Royal Randwick Racecourse Sunday 9th April. 8 am to 3pm. With our baskets, St James Tee shirts and a selection of table linens.
We will be at the market only on Saturday 8th April. For baskets.
Burrawang Easter market
Saturday April 15th from 8am to 3pm in the main street of the historic Burrawang Village. We are in our same spot as last year just across the road from the Burrawang Pub. We will have a big piles or 2 of baskets, our great St James tee shirts and plenty of lovely linens. See you there. Check the website for all the info there are some changes for parking and traffic.
http://www.burrawangeastermarket.com or check their Facebook page @burrawangeastermarket
Time to think about collecting little Easter eggs. We have something for you!! See all our small cute little baskets just perfect for little hands to collect any type of egg!!
So many options to choose from!!
All available on the Our Baskets page http://2ducktrading.com.au/product-category/market-basket/
Upcoming events – Easter Saturday market
Burrawang Easter Market – on Saturday 15th April in the streets of the delightful Burrawang village in the Southern Highlands. 2 duck will be in our traditional spot just across from the pub. With lots of baskets, St James tee shirts and great table linens.
Wow after such a full on summer it is lovely to have some relief from the heat. Perfect for our wonderful St James tops.
Made in France from lovely light weight cotton they perfect for the coming demi season. We have several styles; the 3/4 sleeve Galathee style specially for woman in white and navy or white with red stripes. Or the long sleeve unisex style Minquier. We also have a range for kids in the long sleeve Minquier style. So French!! So perfect.
Basket of the Month
As the weather turns rustic so too do our lovely baskets. This is a beauty – made of leaves of the dwarf palm tree and woven in a rustic style. This basket has a larger woven oval base and leather trim and long leather handles and a greener look to the palm leaf. You can find this rustic style in this classic shape and also our rustic rectangle baskets. Visit our shop for this basket and more..
Markets for March
Moore Park Produce market every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am to 2pm in the Showring
We are now at the the 2nd and 4th Saturday‘s of the month. 11th and 25th March at the Carriageworks Precinct from 8am to 1pm.
2 duck will be at Northside Produce market Saturday 18th March from 8am to midday.
For Goodness Sake Fair Farmers market at Royal Randwick Racecourse. It’s on every Sunday from 8 -3 pm. Starting Sunday 19th March.
2 duck is joining and we will be there Sunday 19th and 26th March.
Bye and see you at the markets. 2 duck
The school went back this week and life slowly gets back to normal. Luckily the warm weather continues and it is so great to get out for the occasional swim. We always take a basket.
La fête d’amour Valentines day is nearly upon us!!
What better way to show some love and do it with a beautiful basket. We have a few options of you. Don’t forget our lovely St James tee shirt too.
Or maybe it is a little something gastronomic!! We have delicious foie gras, duck confit or fantastic pates available @mooreparkproductmarket on Wednesday or Saturday for any romantic tête à tête.
Basket of the Month
This sparking heart basket is perfect! Our wonderful classic double handle basket with a lovely silver sequin heart. See this basket and several more perfect for Valentines day at My Shop.
Markets for February
Every Wednesday and Saturday we are at Moore Park Produce market from 8am to 2pm. You can find us in the showring at the Entertainment Quarter. We have all our baskets, great French linens, stripy St James tee shirts, fine French food and so much more.
NB: Exceptionally we are away Saturday 3rd of February.
This month we are at Carriageworks Farmer market – Saturdays 11th and 25th of Feb. Open from 8am to 1pm we have baskets only at this market.
We will be at Northside Produce market Saturday 18th February. From 8am to midday. For baskets and lovely French linens.
We have a full range of baskets for wholesale – just drop us an email firstname.lastname@example.org or send the contact form and we will send the code to view the collection.
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We love January – it is time to take a break, head to the beach with a basket (of course) and catch up on all the admin and stock taking that we couldn’t do before Christmas.
We will be back at the markets later in January so if you want a basket our online shop is the way to go!! Also a reminder that we have our fantastic St James tee shirts available on line. The 3/4 sleeve galathee top is perfect for summer evenings. Made of amazing light cotton they are wear so well. Available in white and red stripes too.
Basket of the month
Voila our lovely short handle classic basket! Perfect for everything – the beach, shopping, picnics. A medium sized basket with a thick, comfy short leather handle. This one and more is available over on the My Shop page.
Markets for January
We start back on Wednesday 25th January – just in time to pick up some gourmandise before Australia Day.
Our first Saturday back is 28th January. From 8am to 1pm – Wilson street Darlington. We have a new market cycle this year @ Carriageworks we will be there every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
Happy New Year to all
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Ho Ho Hello there
We are in the final days before Christmas – we have been posting every day and will do so until Thursday 22nd Dec (no promises baskets will arrive if they are out of state though).
We have 2 final markets this week:
Moore Park Christmas market Wednesday 21st Dec 8am to 2pm in the Showring.
Carriageworks Christmas Market Friday night 23rd Dec @ Carriageworks 4pm to 9pm. For last minute food and gift shopping.
In the meantime we are Popped up in Paddington @frenchclass for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Then we will be taking a break but still posting online orders of course.
Merci 2 duck trading co