Wishing every one a very happy first of May! A day to wish happiness to all. The tradition is to bring a lovely little bouquet to your nearest and dearest. It’s one of our favourite French traditions.
We are also getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day and the place of Mothers in our lives. Whilst our great baskets are not the only for woman, they do make up the largest part of our client base. A basket is just the most perfect accessory in every womens life. From our classic baskets, round and rectangle baskets to the blings we have got you covered.
More French inspired fun – if you want to prepare for a French inspired Mothers Day join us at the La Belle Vie French market Sunday 5th May for all things French. Details below.
Basket of the Month
Silver sequins in stripes on our classic double handle basket – a fun touch of bling on a great classic basket. $65 for the month of May. See this and all our other baskets over on the shop page.
Markets for May
Find us every Wednesday and Saturday in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter from 8-2pm. Saturday 11 May
Cambridge market is putting on a super special Mother’s Day event which we are delighted to be part of – there will Golden ticket giveaways and lots of extra fun.
We attend Carriageworks market the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Bringing baskets and full range of sustainable bags to the market. In May it is Saturdays 11th and 25th, from 8am to 1pm.
For May we will be at Northside on Saturday 18th from 8am to 12 midday.
Join us at Taren Point school Sunday 5th May to celebrate all things French with their now annual French school market. Food, wine, shopping, cheese, bread and so much more to share. from 9am to 3pm. This is a school fundraising event so come and enjoy.
We have a busy month ahead with many of our favourite weekly and annual markets. The highlight is the annual Burrawang Easter market which is alway a fantastic day for 2 duck trading. Burrawang is such a picturesque little village in the Southern highlands and we enjoy the fun of fair.
We have been really busy with wholesales in the last few week as everyone prepares for Easter and Mother Day. For all the info just email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Cute little baskets for Easter
We have these at the markets!
As well as the baskets we have a great selection of sustainable jute bags and produce bags. Pop over to our Say No to Plastic Bags shop and make your selection.
Markets for April
Cambridge markets EQ on every Wednesday and Saturday in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter. Open from 8 am to 2pm this is the perfect destination for fruit and vegetables, flowers, great bread and much more. We are there every through the month. Away Saturday 20th April. For market baskets, linens, raffia hats and fine French food.
Find us at the Carriageworks in April on Saturdays 13th and 27th from 8am to 1p. For baskets and sustainable bags.
On every 1st and 3rd Saturday on Miller Street North Sydney find us in April on Saturday 6th April for the market and Sustainable Future. From 8am to midday.
It has been so great getting all the baskets out to everybody who so patiently waited!!
Now as we turn to Autumn and seasonal produce it is wonderful to see baskets of fruit and veggies full to the brim at all our famers markets. How about this beauty full of flowers too! Just had to share it from @lilyandco.
Basket of the Month
These are such classic and favourite baskets. The medium and large leather trim basket with long thick comfy handles. Perfect for around the house, garden, shopping at the market or going to the beach. Find them and all our wonderful baskets over on the https://2ducktrading.com.au/shop page.
Market for March
Find us every Wednesday and Saturday at Cambridge market EQ in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter. From 8-2pm.
For March we will be at Carriageworks Saturdays 2nd, 9th and 23rd from 8-1pm. One extra one making up for being away in February.
Our Northside day will be 16th March from 8am to midday. Loads of baskets, linens, sustainable bags and more..
Loads of French fun for all. Bastille market Australia is having a En Provence market Sunday 17th March from 9 til 2pm.
Well that is is from us at 2 duck – see you at a market some where!
Apologies for a late market update! We have been busy and not in the office enough! As we hurtle toward the end of the year there will lots of opportunities to find us in a suburb near you! Yesterday we had a brilliant time at the French market at Killarney Heights primary school.
The Bad News – at this stage we do not have an arrival time for our new shipment. We have been struck by on going production delays and a transport strike this year, which has slowed everything down. We will keep you posted as soon as we know something. Probably later in December at this stage.
In the mean time we still do have stock of lots of great baskets so do pop over to the My Shop page and see what takes your fancy.
Basket of the Month
One of our favourites – the buckle basket with leather trim and long comfy handles. A classic basket with the addition of a buckle for additional security and long (70cms) thick leather handles that swing easily onto the shoulder for easy trips to the beach or the market.
Markets for November
Cambridge Market EQ is on in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter. We are there every Wednesday and Saturday 8am to 2pm.
2 duck trading co will be Carriageworks Farmers Market Saturday 10th and 24th November from 8am to 1pm. For baskets and sustainable bags only. Some sale baskets as we clear space for the new stock for whenever it will arrive.
You can find us the 3rd Saturday of the month – 17th November from 8am to midday with all our baskets, linens and sustainable bags.
So much to look forward to this month. Starting off with the celebration of the French National Day – 14 July. Plastic free July and the opportunity to really make plastic bags history.
We will be celebrating this year at the Bastille Market – Sunday 8th July at Club Willoughby. This will be a lovely boutique celebration, with a great collection of French shopping stalls, French food, wine, entertainment and much more. From 9am to 2pm.
Plastic bag free July
What a great initiative and way to capitalise on the move that the large supermarkets are making towards stopping the use of single use plastic bags. We are totally committed to this at 2 duck. At our markets in addition to our range of baskets, we have introduced reusable produce bags and smaller foldable jute and cotton bags. Pop in a check out our range at the markets.
Each pack contains 5 reusable bags in a fabulous range of colours.
Basket of the Month
Our fabulous classic market basket with long red leather handles – so bright and cheerful for the middle of winter and the celebrations. See this and all our baskets on The Shop page.
Markets for July
Cambridge Market EQ Find us there every Wednesday and Saturday during July (except Wednesday 18th) under the market canopy with all our great baskets, French food and more. Join us for all the fun on 14th July as the market celebrates Bastille Day. With competitions and giveaways.
Find us at the Carriageworks Farmers market Saturday 14th and 28th July. At the Carriageworks Precinct from 8am to 1pm.
We will be in our usual spot on Miller Street on Saturday 21st July. 8am to midday. Basket and French linens old and new!
Coming up and I truely can’t believe we are nearly there!! Life Instyle Melbourne from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th August.
We have landed back in Sydney in time for a few markets at the end of the month and of course our new shipment of baskets!!
It is also 10 years since we took over 2 duck trading co and we are so delighted to celebrate with all our new baskets!! Here is a sneak peak of our new full bling baskets in gold and bronze!!
Moore Park Foodies Market
Wednesday 25th and Saturday 28th: in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter from 8-2pm.
CMRI Wagga Wagga Christmas Fair
We love coming down to Wagga Wagga for this lovely fair. We will bring down a great selection of baskets, table linens, St James tee shirts, crochets hats and more to be part of this fabulous 2 days event at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Friday and Saturday 27th and 28th October.
Any day now we will have the final clearance of the new shipment of baskets to bring to you. Once they are in stock we will be updating our website so keep an eye out for them
Markets in November
Coming up we have the fantastic:
FANS French market at Killarney Height on Sunday 5 November – celebrating all things French!!
Iris Country Fair: Saturday 18th November Frensham School Mittagong
Italian Street Festival: Sunday 19th November Glenmore Road @ the Intersection.
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.
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.