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Thursday, March 28, 2024


I Heart Market opens up opportunities for Artisanal Food Traders. The next I Heart Market takes place on April 6, 2024, from 09h00 to 14h00 at Northlands Primary School, Durban North,

The I heart Market, which has long been known for dishing up a delectable array of street food, baked goods, and deli goods with sauces, condiments, pickles, and chillies, cheeses, and cured meats to suit all tastes. The organisers are expanding their offerings and are looking for more entrepreneurs who specialise in good quality artisanal food retailing to join them, and celebrate wholesome foods with like-minded customers.

Tanith Molliere, Manager of the Market enthuses:: The I Heart Market is a vibrant community that champions Durban's talented local artisans and small businesses, offering a platform for them to showcase and sell their unique products.“As one of Durban's most established markets, the Market plays a pivotal role in supporting the growth of small businesses, artisans, and crafters in our area. Every item available at the market is thoughtfully curated for its originality and design, ensuring a diverse selection for visitors to explore and enjoy.”

Beyond shopping, the Market is the perfect spot to gather with friends for a leisurely breakfast or lunch, indulging in a variety of locally handcrafted foods and specialty items. With a range of options catering to meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

“We are looking for food enthusiasts whether they are veterans, start-up budding food businesses, or eager food enthusiasts who are keen to join this family of artisans to ply their wares at our thriving market,” says Tanith.

Interested traders can contact the market at or use the online application form:

For those with little ones in tow, the Market has a dedicated kids' play area complete with a pram park, ensuring a stress-free experience for both parents and children. The School Hall is equipped with air conditioning, guaranteeing a comfortable visit rain or shine.

There are designated areas for parking within the school grounds and precinct monitored by security guards.

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